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


White House: U.S. to Take 10,000 Syrian Refugees

The United States will dramatically scale up the number of refugees it will take from Syria, allowing in “at least” 10,000 refugees during the next fiscal year, which starts October 1. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday the U.S. is on track to accept only about 1,500 Syrian refugees during the current fiscal year. “The president has directed his team to scale up that

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Jindal Dumps on Trump

Hovering at near zero percent in national polls, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday drew some attention to himself with a blistering, highly personal attack on Donald Trump, characterizing the GOP front-runner as an unprincipled narcissist who has no business running the country. “He’s non-serious. He’s a carnival act,” said Jindal during an appearance at the National Press Club in Washington. “Here’s the truth about Donald

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The Top 12 Surprises of the Campaign

Everyone can agree that the 2016 presidential race has been full of surprises. Nobody knows what’s next, and few seem able to figure out what just happened. Here, in descending order, are PoliZette’s top 12 surprises of the campaign so far: 12. Gov. Scott Walker Who would be the fighter in the GOP pack? Well, everyone knew it was Scott Walker, who slayed the unions in Wisconsin,

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Obama Schedule || Thursday, September 10, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:00 am || Meets with veterans and Gold Star Mothers to discuss the Iran Nuclear deal; Roosevelt Room 2:05 pm || Participates in a conference call with Rabbis for Rosh Hashanahn 3:45 pm || Delivers remarks at the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal ceremony; East Room All times Eastern Live Stream of White House briefing at

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