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 Schedule || Wednesday, May 4, 2016

10:05 am || Departs White House 11:50 am || Arrives Flint, Michigan 12:40 pm || Receives a briefing on the response and recovery effort by the Unified Command Group; Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Flint 2:30 pm || Participates in a roundtable meeting with Flint community members; Northwestern High School, Flint 4:00 pm || Delivers remarks; Northwestern High School, Flint 5:00 pm || Departs Flint 6:40 pm || Arrives White House 8:25

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Cruz Quits

Republicans, Donald Trump is your nominee. Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the race Tuesday evening after a crushing loss in Indiana, declining even to carry on until the final contests in California and New Jersey June 7, as most has expected. I will run a live stream of Trump’s victory speech here. “From the beginning, I have said that I will continue on as

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SEAL Somehow Killed Despite “No Boots on the Ground” Policy

Military officials said today that a Navy SEAL was killed in combat in Iraq. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest acknowledged that the SEAL was killed “in combat” but said he was not on a “combat mission.” And remember, we do not have boots on the ground. Except that these sailor’s boots will soon be underground.

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Trump at 56 Percent Among Republicans Nationally

Donald Trump is at a new plateau among Republicans nationally, sitting at 56 percent, compared to only 22 percent for Ted Cruz and 14 percent for John Kasich, according to an NBC News poll. With those numbers, it become awfully hard to deny him the nomination, no matter what happens today in Indiana, where most polls show him well ahead. I can see unbound delegates

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