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? Rule of Law?

The Obama White House could have stayed out of a local matter, as it often does. Or it could have just said it believed that local officials were enforcing the law and supported that. But no. Instead, it offered up a treacly blob of sanctimony to express its commitment to “the rule of law” in supporting the jailing of Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis for her

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Hiring Slowed in August

Hiring slowed last month as employers added 173,000 jobs, according to the Department of Commerce, perhaps just a bit ahead of the number needed to keep pace with population growth. The slackening growth now makes it unclear whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as it had been expected to do in September. Nevertheless, the unemployment rate declined to the lowest rate since 2008, dropping

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Trump Security Takes Protestors’ Signs

Some of Trump’s goons tore up signs held by protestors and bashed one of them in the head when the protestor tried to retrieve it. The protestors were carrying some provocative signs on the sidewalk outside Trump headquarters, comparing him to the KKK and so forth. Not sure about the legality of trying to unclog the area on the sidewalk in front of a building.

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