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 || Tuesday, June 16, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 12:30 pm || Lunch with Vice President Biden 5:05 pm || Meets with Secretary of Defense Carter All times Eastern Live stream White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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WH Reporter: “How Do You Justify” Undisclosed Party?

Wall Street Journal White House reporter Carol Lee Monday asked White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest how he could justify keeping a huge bash with 500 invitees off the president’s schedule. Lee noted that the White House has disclosed smaller, private events. Lee: This was 500 people, lobbyists, corporate executives, an international celebrity, and it wasn’t even on the president’s schedule. So how do you justify that,

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Obamas Stage Massive Party Featuring Show by Prince

The Obamas threw a party at the White House for 500 guests who were treated to a private concert in the East Room by Prince, supposedly on hand to “celebrate African-American Music Appreciation Month,” according to the New York Post. Really? There’s an altruistic angle to this glorious indulgence? Stars were on hand aplenty. Incredibly, the whole thing was completely hushed up. I gather the

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Bad Signs at the Hillary Announcement

It’s not such a big problem for the Hillary Clinton campaign that Hillary Clinton isn’t really loved. She could still win. The problem for the campaign is that it is resting its fate on everyone showing the love anyway. What Clinton strategists are doing is trying to replicate the Obama strategy, which eschewed the usual move to the middle and drilled down into the electorate to

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REDLINE || Monday, June 15, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: Jeb set to announce, issuing a call to help “the most vulnerable;” top Islamist gets his due; Hillary declares, again corrals the press, again; fifty years later, the Moynihan report rings truer than ever; and an Italian surgeon will attempt the first head transplant. Have a great day. Keith   Jeb to announce today, emphasize “the most

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