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, June 2, 2016

9:45 am MT || Addresses the United States Air Force Academy commencement ceremony; U.S. Air Force Academy-Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Colorado 2:05 pm MT || Departs Colorado Springs 7:25 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern except as noted

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State Department Lied, Admits Deleting Video

The State Department today admitted that a missing portion of a State Department daily briefing video did not disappear because of a technical error, as the department has maintained, but was intentionally deleted. “A specific request was made to excise that portion of the briefing,” State Department spokesman John Kirby admitted Wednesday.  State had previously said it was deleted accidentally, because of a “glitch.” Once

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Trump in 1988: Japan is Ripping us Off

It’s amazing. Nearly 30 years ago, Donald Trump was broadcasting the same themes as he is today, sounding off about Japan in a manner remarkably similar to the way he now talks about China. He was anti-free trade back then and focused on how little our allies pay for our services. “I’d make our allies pay their fair share,” Trump said during an appearance on

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Frank Luntz Explains Why Trump’s Attacks on the Press Work

GOP pollster Frank Luntz this morning explained why Donald Trump’s denigration of the press is “so powerful.” “The only people who have credibility ratings as unfavorable as members of Congress, are members of the press,” he said on Fox News. “The average voter thinks, finally, somebody is standing up to them, shouting them down, and putting them back in their place.” People are “tired of

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