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 14, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 1:05 pm || Departs White House 2:05 pm || Arrives Philadelphia 3:05 pm || Delivers remarks at the NAACP’s 106th national convention on the “unfairness in much of our criminal justice system,” according to the White House; Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia 4:10 pm || Participates in a DNC fundraiser; Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia 5:50 pm || Departs Philadelphia 6:50 pm || Arrives White House All

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Obama Commutes Sentences of 46 prisoners

President Obama today commuted the sentences of 46 prisoners as part of an ongoing administration review of prison sentences designed to weed out overly harsh punishments and reduce the prison population. Well, good for him. I am someone who believes strongly in giving people a second chance. Gosh, I give myself a second chance often enough. The guidelines for this review are very strict, seeking

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Guzman Threatens Trump

Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, who busted out of prison a couple of days ago, said Donald Trump is making him really, really mad and if this continues he’s gonna do something about it. Trump has been bashing Mexico for allowing Guzman to escape. According to the Daily Mail, Guzman tweeted out a warning to knock it off: On the account, administered by

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Will Christie Benefit From the Trump Surge?

I’m not pretending to know what will happen with Donald Trump. Some prognosticators say he inevitably will flame out, consumed by the fire of his own incendiary rhetoric as voters tire of his anger, his accusations, his threats, and his lack of serious policy proposals. I dunno. The man has a lot of money to burn. He’s been a media sensation for years, just now

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REDLINE || Monday, July 13, 2015

​Monday, July 13, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: Walker gets in; beefed up on policy; good at winning elections; Trump hints he won’t run as independent; Christie rises in poll; Greece deal struck; Iran deal close, but not yet; and Miss Texas looks great in a bikini and defends CEO pay! Have a great day. Keith   Walker: “I’m in” . . . Wisconsin Gov.

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