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


Former NY Gov. Pataki Blames Holder for Shootings

Former New York Gov. George Pataki pegged the shootings of two Brooklyn police officers today on the “divisive, anti-cop rhetoric” of Attorney General Eric Holder and New York City mayor Bill DiBlasio. Pataki, a Republican who is considering a run for president, tweeted: Sickened by these barbaric acts, which sadly are a predictable outcome of divisive anti-cop rhetoric of #ericholder & #mayordeblasio. #NYPD. By blaming

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White House will “Monitor the Situation” in Brooklyn

President Obama apparently will not be making any kind of statement out of Hawaii today about the murder of two police officers in Brooklyn by a man who appears to have been acting in revenge for the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of police. “The President has been briefed on the Brooklyn police shooting,” a White House official said in a

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Obama Already Playing Golf

Just 30 hours or so after holding a White House press conference, President Obama is in Hawaii playing golf. His partners are two junior White House aides, Mike Brush and Joe Paulsen, as well as Hawaii friend Bobby Titcomb. It’s Obama’s 49th golf excursion of the year and the 206th of his presidency.

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WHD Poll || Which Moderate Would You Choose?

This should be interesting. Some of you will be mortified. Others won’t mind. I’m wondering, if you absolutely had to choose between the two candidates in the poll below, whom would you vote for? I don’t want to name them here because the order their names appear in has to be randomized, as they are in the poll below. I also, for the purposes of

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Obama Press Conference: Ladies Only

President Obama during his press conference Friday called only on women reporters. Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said on CNN that this was probably planned in advance and that it was a good idea. I’m not sure, in the annals of the struggle for women’s rights, that this is exactly the most courageous act or the most significant, given the prevalence of women

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