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 || Friday, January 15, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:05 am || Meets with British Prime Minister Cameron 12:20 pm || Press conference with Cameron; East Room 5:30 pm || Holds a screening of Selma: Family Theater All times Eastern except as noted Live Stream of joint press conference at 12:20 pm

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Obama to Take Questions from Imbecilic YouTube Stars

President Obama will avoid the glare of harsh questioning and incur a grilling instead from inane stars of the YouTube BoobTube following his State of the Union speech. It’s clear that Obama counts as one of his signature achievements the diminishment of the presidency, whether by smacking gum around at world leader summits, slow jamming the news with Jimmy Fallon, and so on. Being interviewed

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The Problem with Not Calling it “Islamic” Terror

President Obama’s ardent adherence to political correctness – exceeding now that even of the French – is a grave error that will harm, perhaps fatally, our war against Islamic extremism. And a war it is. ISIS has held most of its Caliphate and threatens the United States. Just today, it was reported that ISIS fighters in Syria were making gains despite U.S. bombing. Al Qaeda

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The Obama Morning News || January 15, 2014

Obama frees five Yemenis from Gitmo . . . The Obama administration late Wednesday released five Yemeni al Qaeda fighters from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, sending four of them to Oman, which shares a border with Yemen. Washington Examiner Did Obama’s inaction in Yemen lead to Paris? . . . While the Obama administration was fighting ISIL, Al Qaeda was regrouping in Yemen. Politico Kerry to give

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