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 Schedule || Thursday, May 7, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 2:10 pm || Presents the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the United States Air Force Academy football team; East Room 3:15 pm || Departs White House 5:40 pm PT || Arrives Portland, Oregon 7:00 pm PT || Delivers remarks at a DNC event; Portland All times Eastern except as noted

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Really? Obama Has “Scratched and Clawed” for the Middle Class?

One moment of unintended – and unnoticed – levity occurred near the end of the White House briefing Tuesday, when White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest claimed that President Obama has been “a president of the United States that for the last six and a half years has scratched and clawed to protect the interests of middle-class families all across the country.” Not sure about

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Video || Obama Takes a Lunch Break

Updated May 6, 2015 White House propaganda, but cute. UPDATE: As srdem correctly points out, while at the cafe, Obama reportedly told a reporter who was filming him to put down the camera. Meantime, White House cameras were clearly rolling during the outing . . .

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REDLINE || Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: President Obama is doing too little to stem the growing North Korean nuclear threat; Obama’s slow-go ISIS strategy under fire; top ten Clinton conflicts of interest; Huma’s info appears to be missing; and – caught after 56 years on the lam. Have a great day. Keith   Obama AWOL on the worst nuclear threat, North

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Maybe More Local Government Isn’t the Answer

Okay Mr. President, score one for your ideology. Maybe things aren’t always best left to the localities. Although as a clever friend of mine, Aylana Meisel, noted, “Just imagine how much government waste there would have been at the federal level, though.” Some of you may be reminded of this . . .

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