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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ZoNation Video || Harriet Tubman, Republican

I like Zo’s commentary here. He wants to know why any Republican would be unhappy erasing Andrew Jackson, founder of the Democratic Party, from the $20 bill and replacing him with Harriet Tubman, “a gun-carrying, God-fearing Christian woman” who embodies the principle of freedom, on which the Republican Party was founded and still rests today.

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Video || Carly Sings

Okay, she gave a good speech overall, but what was this exactly? Well, yeah, it’s been a weird campaign, so this fits.

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Cruz to Pick Carly Fiorina for Vice President

Sen. Ted Cruz will announce this afternoon that he is choosing Carly Fiorina and his vice presidential nominee. The pick has several clear purposes. It will help Cruz appeal to Republican moderates. It will help Cruz steal the women’s vote from Trump, who has struggled at times with female voters. And Cruz hopes it will help him in California, where Fiorina is from and which

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Live Stream || “Major” Cruz Announcement – 4:00 pm ET

Sen. Ted Cruz this morning said he will make a “major announcement” at 4 pm this afternoon. There is rampant speculation that it will be a vice presidential pick, and that it will be Carly Fiorina. But he wouldn’t say. “If we were making an announcement at 4 p.m., then it wouldn’t make sense to announce it at 10 a.m.,” he said. Okay, makes sense.

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Live Stream || Trump Foreign Policy Speech – Noon ET

Trump discusses the “specifics” of his foreign policy approach, other than smacking China. Trump reads from a teleprompter! Very presidential. We’ll see. He’ll be speaking from Washington at noon Eastern. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj1EBKZVVko

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Why Those Unbound Cruz Delegates May Go Trump

This is from a piece last night I wrote for LifeZette. Sen. Ted Cruz and his backers seem confident they can corral the support of enough delegates to deny Donald Trump the Republican nomination of the first ballot. Scores of the first-ballot “unbound” delegates, Cruz and many in the media think, actually have been bound to the Texas senator. But unless by “bound” they mean

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