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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Romney Obliterates Bush in WHD Poll

I thought it would be close. It wasn’t. In a sign that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has lots of work to do with conservatives if he wants the Republican nomination for president, ex-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won 92 percent of the vote compared to Bush’s 8 percent in a White House Dossier poll asking the website’s mostly conservative readers whom they would prefer if

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Obama Goes Two for Two

President Obama today went golfing for the second time in two days of vacation, playing with aide Joe Paulsen, longtime Hawaii friend Bobby Titcomb, and someone named Preston Heard. It’s his 50th time playing this year and the 207th time as president.

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Obama Phone NYC Police Commissioner

President Obama today called New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton to express condolences for two police officers killed in Brooklyn and to offer assistance. From a statement by White House spokesperson Eric Schultz: In their conversation, the President reiterated his call for the American people to reject violence and words that harm, and turn to words that heal – prayer, patient dialogue, and sympathy

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Obama Condemns Killings

President Obama Saturday condemned the killing of two police officers in Brooklyn, asking people to “turn to words that heal.” From the written statement, issued from Hawaii: I unconditionally condemn today’s murder of two police officers in New York City. Two brave men won’t be going home to their loved ones tonight, and for that, there is no justification. The officers who serve and protect

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