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: Prejudice “Still Infects Our Society”

President Obama Friday used the Charleston, South Carolina funeral of the murdered Rev. Clementa Pinckney to tie the problems of the black community to racism, indicting an American society he says continues to harbor deep prejudices and willingly ignores the hatred, to the detriment of African Americans. Pinckney was the leader of Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, where he and eight other African Americans were slaughtered by

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Obama Invokes Founding Fathers in Lauding Gay Marriage Ruling

In an emotional statement from the Rose Garden, President Obama Friday said the 5-4 Supreme Court decision ratifying gay marriage was borne of the principles undergirding the founding of our country. Obama said: Our nation was founded on a bedrock principle that we are all created equal. The project of each generation is to bridge the meaning of those founding words with the realities of

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Supreme Court Rules Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today that the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex. States must also recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when a marriage was lawfully licensed and performed in another state, according to SCOTUSblog. Justice Anthony Kennedy joined the majority and read the decision from the bench. Dissenting

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REDLINE || Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015​ Good morning! You can find a separate article in White House Dossier on the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision guaranteeing a right to same-sex marriage. In the other news: Terrorism breaks out in France, Tunisia, and Kuwait; Hillary withheld emails; Sanders down by only 8 in New Hampshire; Trump terrifies GOP insiders; Obamacare still faces a difficult road; and a Christian family farm is fined for refusing to stage

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