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 to Trump Voters: You are Racists

From a piece I have running today in LifeZette: In a column titled, arrogantly enough, “The Way Ahead,” Obama asserts the current moment “reflects any number of eras in which Americans were told they could restore past glory if they just got some group or idea that was threatening America under control.” He adds, “We overcame those fears and we will again.” Trump’s legions dream

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Clintons “Dodged” Hundreds of Thousands in Taxes

So while we’re on the subject of calling using the tax laws smartly “tax dodging,” as I’ve seen Donald Trump’s legal deductions referred to repeatedly, let’s duly note that the Clintons have done some massive legal tax avoidance themselves. According to a June 2014 story in Bloomberg, Bill and Hillary Clinton dropped ownership of their expensive New York home into a “residence trust” in 2011, helping

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Please, Clinton Foundation, Stay Away from Haiti

The Clinton Foundation could only get in the way of and soak up resources from legitimate charities trying to do some good in the country, where hundreds if not thousands have perished because of the hurricane. Here’s a clip from Dinesh D’Souza’s “Hillary’s America” describing what happened the last time the Clintons came “to help” in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake

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