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


Senate to Probe Russia Hack, Trump Connection

The Senate Intelligence Committee will conduct a bipartisan investigation into Russia’s pre-election hacking, including a probe into “any intelligence regarding links between Russia and individuals associated with political campaigns,” the Washington Examiner reported. The decision comes a day after top intelligence officials briefed Senate lawmakers and left Democrats angry that they were not informed prior to the election about the Intelligence Community’s knowledge of Russian

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House GOP Sets Congress on Path Toward Obamacare Repeal

What I love about this is that they are repealing Obamacare while Obama is still in office. It’s like amputating a leg without giving anesthesia. From the Washington Examiner: Congress has officially taken the first step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act after the House voted to approve a budget resolution that directs committees to start crafting legislation to repeal the law. The House voted 227-198

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Trump Proclaims Hillary Clinton “Guilty as Hell”

So is he going to appoint a special prosecutor? Mrs. Clinton broke the law. A lot. now she’s preparing to be the voice of the opposition. From the Washington Examiner: President-elect Trump called Hillary Clinton “guilty as hell” Friday morning for skirting federal records laws by having a private email server, despite the investigators determining there wasn’t enough evidence to bring charges. “What are Hillary

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Trump Wins Week One: All Nominees on the Road to Confirmation

This was supposed to be the week President-elect Trump’s nominees endured tough grilling and determined opposition in Senate confirmation hearings. “Trump Cabinet picks face extreme vetting ahead of confirmation,” USA Today reported last month, predicting that several Trump picks could face a very difficult time on Capitol Hill, according to Byron York of the Washington Examiner. Now Week One is ending, and the tough grilling

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