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


Sharpton Visited the Obama White House 61 Times

And counting, of course. My God, the guy probably has his own desk in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. President Obama’s embrace of Al Sharpton, as National Review points out, has helped legitimize Sharpton as the preeminent black leader. Sharpton and his idiotic rantings, his message of victimization instead of self-help, and his fomenting of racial divisions, now takes the place of Martin Luther King Jr.,

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Why Isn’t Elizabeth Warren Being Branded a Dangerous Kook?

You know, like Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was when he opposed continuing funding the government over funding. Because she’s a liberal, of course, and her fight is a Quixotic question for justice in the eyes of the MSM, while Cruz was an evil, hardline extremist. Here’s a good video contrasting the coverage.

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Young Biden: “I’ll Kill Your Son”

Vice President Joe Biden this week bragged that he once threatened to kill a boy who had pushed his sister off her bike. From remarks in New York City speaking to Vital Voices, a women’s charity, at an event “celebrat[ing] men who combat violence against women,” according to the Daily Beast. I remember coming back from Mass on Sunday. Always the big treat was, we’d

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The GOP Takes Obama’s Bait; to be Reeled in Next Year

By not making a stand against President Obama’s amnesty fiat now, Republicans have made a critical tactical mistake that could ruin their chance to seriously oppose the greatest un-Constitutional presidential power grab in memory. Unless, of course, House Speaker Boehner and Senate Minority Leader McConnell are fully aware of the consequences of their decision and aren’t making a mistake at all. As you probably know, the $1.1

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At Least Someone Takes the Constitution Seriously

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., gave his farewell speech to the Senate Thursday, remarking on the solemn duty, not always solemnly carried out, of Senators to defend the Constitution. As opposed, for example, to looking out for their own parochial state interests. Coburn is a famous pork-buster. I wonder what Coburn thinks today of his old friend Barack Obama, the former professor of Constitutional law who

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The Obama Morning News || December 12, 2014

$1.1 Trillion spending bill passes the House . . . A last-minute plea from President Obama and fatigued GOP leaders overcame rebellions from both conservatives and liberals, clearing the $1.1 trillion spending bill through the House on Thursday in a dramatic late-night vote. Washington Times Conservatives enraged . . . Conservatives are ending the year frustrated at their own party’s leaders, who they think cut them out of the

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