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’s Failure to Understand the Symbols of his Office

I wonder what would happen if nine people were murdered in a church and a Republican president jetted out to the West Coast for four days of fundraising and golf. Surely, the sensitivity police would have been brought out in force and locked down the nation’s airwaves, commenting on the callousness of the president and the Neanderthal nature of Republicans in general. But Obama returned Sunday night

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Obama Says “We are not Cured” of Racism; Uses “N” Word

Dr. Barack Obama, in an interview released today, opined that the nation remains plagued with the malady of racism, despite some deceptive outward signs of health, like discontinued use of the “N” word. Obama offered his latest meditation about race on a podcast called “WTF.” He said: The legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination in almost every institution of our lives, you know, that casts a long shadow,

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Koffler’s Ironic Father’s Day Gift

Okay, those of you who didn’t like my assessment that Donald Trump is a demagogue – I know, there were plenty of you – might particularly enjoy this. My family, aware of my sentiments, gets me a tie for Father’s Day. This tie. Dad: “You guys are too much.” Smart ass nine-year-old daughter: “You want less?”

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REDLINE || Monday, June 22, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: Bush, Rubio acceptable to broad array of Republicans; Obama drops the “N” word; Gruber’s role was understated by White House; wife of Israeli official cracks Obama race joke; Iran boosts terror activities; and Taylor Swift tames Apple. Have a great day. Keith   Bush, Rubio solidify front-runner statues . . . Longtime friends and political allies Jeb Bush

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