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

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Obama Schedule || Tuesday, December 2, 2014

10:00 am || Recieves the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:50 am || Meets with tribal leaders; Roosevelt Room 11:45 am || Meets with Defense Secretary Hagel 2:40 pm || Visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center; Bethesda, Maryland 4:20 pm || Tours the vaccine research center; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda 5:05 pm || Delivers remarks on Ebola; NIH 2:40 pm || Visits Walter Reed National

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Obama Slaps Cameras on 50,000 Cops

President Obama today proposed a $263 million initiative designed to increase trust between police departments and the communities they serve, including a $75 million matching program to help buy 50,000 cameras to be worn by cops, a move demanded by the parents of Michael Brown. Why the parents of Michael Brown get to demand things after their son robbed a store and possibly tried to

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Ferguson and Obama’s No-Responsibility America

It’s easy to talk about the can-do American spirit. Everyone thinks of themselves as part of an America where people haul themselves up by their bootstraps, become self-made men and women, succeed despite the odds, and several other cliches. What is being forgotten, in President Obama’s no-responsibility America, is that these things take really, really hard work, sacrifice, and risk. Obama is doing a splendid

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Video || Obama Purchases Books with Sasha and Malia

President Obama and his daughters plugged Small Business Saturday with a trip to a local Washington bookstore. These are the books they bought: – Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End – Atul Gawande – Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business (Junie B. Jones Series #2) – Barbara Park – A Barnyard Collection: Click, Clack, Moo and More – Doreen Cronin –

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The Obama Morning News || December 1, 2014

House GOP could address amnesty next week . . . The House Republican Conference will hold a closed meeting Tuesday morning when it returns from the Thanksgiving recess, and if there is consensus early in the week on a way to respond, a bill could come to the floor as early as Thursday, an aide said. Speaker John Boehner has several options: The leadership team is considering

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