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 || Thursday, May 19, 2016

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 2:30 pm || Awards the National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation; East Room All times Eastern Live Stream of White House Briefing at noon

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Trump Releases Reveals 11 Possible SCOTUS Picks

I don’t know anything about these people, but here’s a video that has a decent discussion of them. They’re conservatives, and his sister, Maryanne Trump Barry — who gives conservatives indigestion — is not among the names. But let’s be clear, this is a campaign announcement designed to assuage conservatives. It’s a political document, in essence. There’s no reason to believe that Trump would feel

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Clintons Continue Their Climb Out of Poverty

Bill and Hillary Clinton have now completely escaped the poverty that plagued them after leaving the White House in 2001, having together earned more than $11 million in 2015 from speeches and book sales. You may remember, Mrs. Clinton said she left the White House dirt broke and had to either start flipping burgers, working on an assembly line, or join her husband giving hour-long

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The Hillary and Bill Co-Presidency

Hillary Clinton said over the weekend that she will put Bill in charge of the economy. “My husband, who, I’m gonna put in charge of revitalizing the economy, ’cause you know, he knows how to do it,” she said. Let’s think about this. There, for the most part, are two things a president does: Foreign policy and economic policy. So Bill is going to get

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