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


Obama Has it Right on Trade

President Obama is bucking the left wing of his party and embarking on a massive effort to secure a free trade deal for the Pacific region. Obama has done almost nothing on trade since Inauguration Day 2009, other than convince Congress to approve a few trade deals that were mainly negotiated by Bush. The new deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is still not finished, though it

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REDLINE || Friday, April 17, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: Democrats think you make it in America through luck; Trey Gowdy says he can’t subpoena Hillary’s server; Cruz dodges gay wedding question; Christians surrounded in Syria; Kansas won’t let welfare recipients spend taxpayer money at the movies; and Melissa Harris-Perry owes the IRS $75,000, and the IRS wants it. Have a nice weekend. Keith   Top Democrat:

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White House Smears Grassley

The White House Thursday turned its vicious invective on one of Washington’s longest serving, most respected and most honorable senators, Republican Chuck Grassley of Iowa, branding him as dishonest. Here’s what supposedly failed the White House honesty test. In September, Grassley said, “Rather than rush a nominee through the Senate in a lame duck session, I hope the President will take his time to nominate a qualified

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