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 Schedule || Tuesday, July 7, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:10 am || Meets with Vietnamese Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong 3:45 pm || Meets with Secretary of Defense Carter 6:15 pm || Meets with the Senate Democratic Caucus; State Dining Room All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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Video || Obama on Isis: “This Will Not be Quick”

President Obama warned Monday that we won’t be able to make quick work of ISIS. This will not be quick.  This is a long-term campaign.  ISIL is opportunistic and it is nimble.  In many places in Syria and Iraq, including urban areas, it’s dug in among innocent civilian populations.  It will take time to root them out — and doing so must be the job

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White House: Hillary Cherry-Picked Emails? No Problem!

Here’s how to think of the Hillary Clinton email saga. It’s difficult, in a way, because emails are not tangible things. They’re a form of organized electricity. Lighter than air. Like thoughts that can float away, or in this case, be erased in an instant. To better understand what she did, let’s go back to a time before there were emails. Let’s go back to

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Obama to Abandon College Ratings

The March of Progress – aka the gradual intrusion of government into every possible corner of your life – is somehow being slowed a bit as the Obama administration puts on ice plans to provide government ratings for colleges. The Education Department blog says an evaluation of higher education centers of learning, to be released today, will, “take a more consumer-driven approach than some have expected, providing

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REDLINE || Monday, July 6, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: Europe tries to decide what to do about Greece after Greek voters reject austerity deal; Trump divides the other GOP candidates; Hillary to do interviews; secret White House gay wedding; Kerry pretends Iran deal might not happen; and the U.S. women’s soccer team proves American ain’t completely broken. Have a great day. Keith   Europe

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