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


Kerry: No-Vote by Congress Would Kill Iran Deal. Unless . . .

Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday acknowledged to House members that if they vote down the Iran deal – and override a presidential veto – that the deal would collapse. According to the Washington Exanminer: “It’s physically impossible” for the deal to continue because of the bar to waiving U.S. sanctions, Kerry said. “There’s no way for the deal to work because our lifting of

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Are American Jews Ready to Take Down the Israeli Flag Too?

As a conservative Jew, I sometimes pity the tribe members to my Left. It’s not a simple thing these days being a liberal Jew. You can nod your head along with usual consensus at dinner parties and wherever else liberals gather, lamenting the stupidity of the Tea Party, the cupidity of Wall Street, the inanity of Sarah Palin, and the impossible hand dealt to President

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Obama: “I Could Win” if I Ran Again

Don’t worry, he was joking, he’s not plotting to run again. But I’m sure he thinks he could win. And I’m sure it would help the Democrats as Hillary continues her long, agonizing flameout. Speaking to a meeting of the African Union in Ethiopia today, President Obama suggested he could take on all comers in 2016. “I actually think I’m a pretty good president,” he

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