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


Why Netanyahu is Coming to Speak

Prime Mininster Netanyahu’s trip to address Congress early next month, and his open defiance of President Obama, is not the result of some kind of personality conflict between the two leaders, as the sensitive, egoistic Obama probably suspects. It is, rather, a last-ditch effort by Netanyahu to try to save his country. And ours. Netanyahu has apparently come to the conclusion that there is little

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ISIS is Islamic, and Obama’s Failure to See This is a Disaster

President Obama fails to understand that the Islamic State is, in fact, Islamic, and his ignorance of its religious basis is harming our ability to combat it, according to a new piece in the Atlantic by Graeme Wood that is gaining wide influence. Wood’s his prodigious research suggests – though he himself does not draw this conclusion – that the only way to combat the Islamic

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Jen Psaki’s Greatest Hits

In honor of Jen Psaki’s elevation to White House communications director, here for you is a compendium of some of the highlights of her tenure as State department spokeswoman. Awkward moment alert: Psaki was junior to Josh Earnest when the two served as deputy press secretaries the first year of Obama’s presidency and is generally believed to have been passed over in favor of Earnest when

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The Obama Morning News || February 20, 2015

Psaki to become White House communications director . . . President Barack Obama has picked U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki to take over as White House communications director, bringing someone with whom he has a long history back into his inner circle as other long-time aides depart. “Jen worked on both my campaigns, she’s served in the White House and she’s traveled the world as

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