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 || Thursday, February 26, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:55 am || Meets with African American faith and civil rights leaders; Eisenhower Executive Office Building 2:30 pm || interviewed by local news anchors participating in “Live from the White House;” Roosevelt Room 4:30 pm || Hosts a reception in recognition of African American History Month; The East Room All times Eastern Live stream of White House

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Welcome to the Obamanet

This is the end of the Internet as we know it. It’s the “Obamanet,” as L. Gordon Crovitz calls it in a great Wall Street Journal piece. As you are probably aware, the FCC will vote Thursday to start regulating the Internet, with the commission Democrats who will carry the day claiming it’s necessary to preserve “net neutrality” and keep evil Internet service providers from

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Krauthammer Sounds the Alarm on the Iran Deal

In just over a minute, Charles Krauthammer summarizes much of what’s wrong with the Iran deal. From his comments last night on Bret Baier’s show: In a decade, Iran can essentially become a legitimate nuclear power . . . This will mean a lifting of the sanctions, so Iran will be with a very strong economy, undeterred, nothing in any way holding it back; it’s

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Secretary of Labor Thinks Wages are a “Lottery”

Does President Obama’s chief advisor on worker issues believe in – or even understand – market economics? Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe the other day, Labor Secretary Tom Perez indicated people’s salaries are determined by whim. “We need a raise in the minimum wage because you shouldn’t have to win the boss lottery to be able to live a decent life,” he declared. Think about the mindset here.

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Rice Threatens U.S. Relationship with Israel

The White House is threatening the U.S. relationship with Israel, sending a clear signal that rime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next week will harm ties. This is the first time I have ever heard this or any White House suggest it is ready to do damage to the relationship with our only reliable, democratic ally in the Middle East. Appearing on the Charlie Rose show, National Security

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The Obama Morning News || February 25, 2015

Obama ignoring judge’s immigration order . . . The Obama administration moved Tuesday to carry out portions of President Obama’s executive action on immigration even as a federal judge has halted the president’s temporary deportation amnesty. Washington Times Half of America can’t say Obama loves his country . . . Rasmussen Reports, in testing former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s charge last week that Obama doesn’t love America,

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