In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Obama Schedule || Thursday, October 30, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 2:15 pm || Departs White House 3:55 pm || Arrives Portland, Maine 4:30 pm || Attends a DNC fundraiser; Private Residence, Cape Elizabeth, Maine 6:40 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign event for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud and other Maine Democrats; Portland Expo, Portland, Maine 7:40 pm || Departs Maine 8:35 pm || Arrives Warwick,

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Who is Going to Investigate Biden’s Boondoggle?

Vice President Biden, Jill Biden, and 11 family members had a grand vacation this summer at a lodge in the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. They spent four nights there in August, presumably doing what you do at national parks – hiking, fishing, canoeing, bothering wildlife, and taking in the marvelous views. And until a reporter inquired about the trip, they hadn’t paid for it.

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Obama’s Sushi Roundtable

The battler-in-chief for the middle class decided Tuesday to hold a DNC fundraiser at an expensive sushi restaurant in downtown Milwaukee. Because, I guess when you’re golfing every week, you long ago stopped caring about appearances. At least, I assume it’s expensive. The menu on the website for the restaurant, Umami Moto, doesn’t list prices, which is always a bad sign for anyone on a

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Obama: “Only Vote Once – this isn’t Chicago”

President Obama Tuesday made a humorous, inadvertent little reference to the corrupt Chicago political machine that helped produce him. From remarks at a rally in Milwaukee for Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke: One week, Wisconsin. One week. One week from today you get to choose a new governor. And because early voting runs through this Friday, you don’t have to wait until election day. You

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Crowd Walks Out on Obama – Again

Oh boy. The thrill is gone. The party’s over. And the bloom is off the rose. Like they did last week in Marlyand, listeners at an Obama rally Tuesday began to filter out before The One had even finished. This time it was during an event for Wisconsin Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke. B.B. King knows how it feels, Mr. President. Play it B.B.

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The Obama Morning News || October 29, 2014

Former officials: Obama did nothing to stop ISIS . . .  President Obama’s former ambassador to Iraq says in a new interview that his administration “did almost nothing” in response to intelligence warnings earlier this year that Islamic State radicals were gaining ground in Iraq and threatening the country’s stability. “The administration not only was warned by everybody back in January, it actually announced that it

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