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 16, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:05 am || Meets with Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 4:40 pm || Meets with members of the National Security Council; Situation Room All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 11:30 am

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Holder Rejects Whitaker Racism Charge

In an uncomfortable turn of events, outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, a close Obama friend, rejected a charge by Chicagoan Eric Whitaker, a close Obama friend, that a federal corruption case involving former Whitaker associates was tinged by racism. “Almost everybody who’s been indicted or scrutinized has been African American,” Whitaker said last week, suggesting that the U.S. prosecutor, who technically works for Holder, was conducting a “selective” investigation. “I

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Actually, Obama Doesn’t Know “Who We are as Americans”

Once again, President Obama has claimed to speak on behalf of the American people. And once again, the l’état, c’est moi president is actually just speaking for himself. Obama, as chronicled recently by Andrew Ferguson in the Weekly Standard, is a self-professed expert on “who we are as Americans” and loves to represent us all on any number of topics. Like all left-wingers, the president assumes

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Lights Briefly Out at the White House

Updated Tuesday, December 16, 7:12 pm ET The lights went out for a few seconds at the White House this morning, according to reporters on the scene who tweeted about the incident. Yahoo News White House reporter Olivier Knox tweeted that @DCPoliceDept tweeted and then deleted “Something about police at 1900 E St Office of Personnel Management for blown transformer.” Not sure I’ve ever heard of the lights

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The Obama Morning News || December 15, 2014

Immigrants line up for door opened by Obama . . . They pushed strollers, tugged toddlers and streamed into the convention center in the heart of this city on Sunday, thousands of immigrants here illegally and anxious to find out if they could gain protection from deportation under executive actions by President Obama. The day became a kind of coming-out party for about 5,000 unauthorized immigrants,

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