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 || Tuesday, June 2, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily briefing 11:15 am || Awards Army Sergeant William Shemin and Army Private Henry Johnson the Medal of Honor; East Room All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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Obama to Sweat Through His Climate Plan Announcement

Now, what better time and place to announce a climate change initiative than in Washington during the soupy summer month of August. Politico is speculating that perhaps part of the reason the upcoming big-deal EPA rule for carbon emissions has been delayed is so that President Obama could announce it in August. Makes sense. From what we like to call here in Washington, an “optics”

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Schieffer: “Maybe We Were Not Skeptical Enough” of Obama

Now you tell us. Exiting CBS Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer admitted to Fox News’ Howard Kurtz in an interview broadcast Sunday that just maybe perhaps the media went a little too easy on Barack Obama in 2008. Let me tell you something. I was there as part of the MSM during the campaign. The media, as a general rule, acquiesced in the proposition that

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Some Help for the Iraqi Troops

It’s a shame. There are stories all over the place about how the Iraqi troops don’t want to fight. They’re abandoning their expensive and lethal – except in the hands of the Iraqis – U.S. military equipment on the battlefield for ISIS to repossess and put to better use. They’ve been in training for a decade, but they’re not trained. The Sunnis don’t get along

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REDLINE || Monday, June 1, 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: Senate lets NSA spy program lapse; Paul accused of stalling the measure for political gain; Obamacare can’t really be uprooted; U.S. bombers can’t get a reading on ISIS targets; Hillary’s unexplained foreign donations; and why soaking the rich won’t make Americans happy; Have a great day. Keith   Senate lets NSA spy program lapse . . . The

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