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


Report: Obamas Could Make up to $45 Million Writing Books

President and Mrs. Obama stand to reap tens of millions of dollars from book deals after they leave the White House, with the president’s portion ranging anywhere from $10 million all the way up to $30 million, according to the New York Times. From the report: All of those goals, serious or not, might soon be achievable if Mr. Obama and his wife, Michelle, sign

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Obama Says Americans can be “Lazy” and “Insular”

From the Associated Press: Laos — President Barack Obama says Americans can get “lazy” and insular, and he hopes his presidency has helped broaden their worldview. Speaking to a group of young leaders from across Southeast Asia, Obama says the U.S. “is and can be a great force for good in the world.” But because of its size, he says Americans “haven’t always had to

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