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, March 19, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:15 am || Attends an event at the Department of Energy 2:05 pm || Meets with Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at Noon

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U.S. To “Reevaluate” Approach to Israeli-Palestian Question

In the wake of an election that saw Israelis return President Obama’s detested foe – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – to power, the White House today said it would “reevaluate” its approach to the Israeli-Palestinian problem. Sounds menacing to me. Earnest, who spoke aboard Air Force One as Obama headed to Cleveland, noted that in the last days of the campaign Netanyahu reversed his support for

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Obama Picks Kentucky

The White House released President Obama’s NCAA bracket Wednesday morning, revealing the president has picked favorite Kentucky to win it all. Obama has Arizona, Duke, and Villanova also making the Final Four, with Kentucky beating Villanova for the championship. Here’s the sheet he filled out. You can see it better here.

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Netanyahu Gets a Congratulatory Call . . . From India’s PM

Now this will be very interesting, to see how the White House handles Netanyahu’s win. It’s their worst nightmare, of course. Not only did the hated Netanyahu cruise to victory, but he did it opposing President Obama’s key Middle East policies: a nuclear deal favorable to Iran and a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians. Who will call first? Obama or Netanyahu? The answer is, apparently

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The Obama Morning News || March 18, 2015

Obama gets to keep Bibi . . . After six years of testy relations, U.S. President Barack Obama may have to resign himself to the likelihood that he has not seen the last of Benjamin Netanyahu. Reuters Obama-linked nonprofit that interfered to revise tax status . . . The American nonprofit OneVoice Movement – under scrutiny by a U.S. Senate panel over possible links to a campaign to oust Israeli

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