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, June 4, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily briefing 2:15 pm || Honors the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants; East Room All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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White House Begins to Bully the Supreme Court Again

In an echo of the last time the Supreme Court held the fate of the Affordable Care Act in its hands, the White House today began warning the Court of the kind of rhetoric it would face if it eviscerates the crown jewel of President Obama’s presidency. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today suggested that the Court would be responsible for wrecking the U.S. health

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Bush Tops Obama in Poll

No, not that Bush. The other one. A new CNN poll finds that 52 percent of adults have a favorable view of George W. Bush, compared to 43 percent who see him unfavorably, a shift from previous polls that have shown Bush’s post-presidential approval well south of 50 percent. Bush’s positives are a bit ahead of those of President Obama, who was viewed favorably by only

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Obama Randomly Adds Five Years to Iran No-Nukes Prospects

Okay, so now it’s 20 years. President Obama informed Israel Tuesday via a TV interview: “Sanctions won’t do it, a military solution is temporary – the deal that we’re negotiating potentially takes a nuclear weapon off the table for 20 years.” If you’re keeping score at home, you may remember that the president had previously acknowledged to the world that it was legitimate to believe that

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Obama Gives Up on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal; Blames Netanyahu

President Obama told Israeli TV in an interview broadcast Tuesday that a Palestinian-Israeli peace deal is not going to happen under his watch. Secretary of State John Kerry, you may remember, wasted two years trying to arrange a Nobel Peace Prize for himself by seeking to force the two sides together into an agreement neither was particularly interested in reaching at the moment. Fortunately, with

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REDLINE || Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: Obama signs law ending NSA collection of phone records; the president gets his inner Jew on; America may not be ready for a bioterror attack; Jeb sharpens his elbows as polls worsen; majority say abortion should usually be illegal; and California wants to tell kids the rules for having sex, step by step. Have a great day. Keith   Obama

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