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 11, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 2:35 pm || Participates in a DNC fundraiser; private residence, Washington All times Eastern Live stream White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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Biden Returns to Work

Vice President Joe Biden returned to the White House Wednesday following the weekend funeral of his son Beau. Biden’s schedule includes lunch with President Obama and a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. He’ll return to Wilmington, Delaware later this afternoon. Wishing him all the best.

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Book to Detail Obama Administration’s “Root Hostility” Toward Israel

A new insider book by former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren will provide “an incredibly detailed account of the root hostility of the Obama administration toward the Jewish state,” according to writer John Podhoretz. Oren was ambassador from 2009-2013 and is, as Podhoretz notes, no “flame-breathing Israeli right-winger.” Rather, he was actually suckered by Obama’s promises of “hope and change.” Until, apparently, he found

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REDLINE || Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: U.S. ignoring Iran nuclear violations as it hopes for a deal; Obama to send up to 500 troops to Iraq; Rubio helped by Times stories; Netanyahu says the Arabs don’t like the Iran deal either; prison escapees has inside help; and the trade bill will hit the House floor Friday. Have a great day. Keith   U.S.

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Kerry Tweets Out Photo of Himself in Hospital

As people increasingly wondered about the silence, Secretary of State kerry finally tweeted out a photo of himself in the hospital, saying: “Feeling good a week after surgery. Good chats today w/@AmbassadorRice & @StateDept senior team. The work continues!” All of which begs the question, why is Kerry still in the hospital? A week is a long time these days. He clearly had major surgery

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