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


WSJ: The Growing Danger of an EMP Attack

Ah, such a dangerous world. And growing so much more dangerous under this president. As anybody who isn’t fooling themselves is aware, the Iran deal is a recipe for an Iranian Mullahbomb, albeit after either a period of 10-15 years of good behavior, or bad behavior accompanied by artful sneakiness. President Obama himself has said that in the latter years of the agreement – even under the U.S.

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White House Signals Weakening of Hostage Ransom Stance

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest Thursday signaled a change in U.S. policy toward ransoming hostages of terrorist organizations, suggesting the United States government may soon tolerate people attempting to ransom their kidnapped family members and even help with the process, though government funds would not be used. A review underway of U.S. hostage policy, ordered by President Obama, is expected to recommend that families be free to try

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CBS: Clinton Charity Took Secret Money from Foreign Countries

Now take a close look here, because this is a little different than what I’ve heard before. CBS News is reporting that one of the Clinton charities, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, was taking undisclosed money from foreign countries. Under the Clinton Memorandum of Understanding with the Obama White House, contributors were supposed to be revealed. We already know they weren’t, so that part isn’t new. And

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Chicago Snags Obama Presidential Library

Sorry, Hawaii. From a Chicago’s local CBS affiliate: It’s a major coup for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and, perhaps more importantly, for the South Side, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports. The Obama Presidential Library will rise either in Washington Park at King Drive and Garfield Boulevard or at the other site proposed by the University of Chicago, in Jackson Park, south of the Museum

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