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


Trump Immediately Announces Freeze on Regulations

Now that’s what I call hope and change. From the Washington Examiner: President Trump took a series of executive actions minutes after the inaugural parade concluded Friday evening, one of which was to place a regulatory freeze on all federal agencies until his administration provides further notice. “The Trump administration will send a letter to all executive agencies tonight to immediately abide by a regulatory

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DC Police Clash with Anarchists Protesting Trump

I saw a couple of the anarchists at Potbelly sandwiches in Washington today picking up a sandwich, chips and a cookie for $10. Good piece with good photos from the Examiner: An Inauguration Day standoff in D.C. between police and anarchist protesters resulted in dozens of arrests, at least one person removed by ambulance and police officers pepper-spraying people to disperse the crowd. The protesters

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Trump Trashes the Establishment as its Members Look on

He’s not afraid. He means business. Jeb, Marco, even Christie would have been polite. From the Washington Examiner: President Trump delivered a stinging rebuke to the Washington political establishment in his inaugural address on Friday, as establishment leaders sat all around him. “For too long, a small group in our nation’s capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost,”

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Trump Takes Office Sounding Populist Theme

The Obama presidency, after inflicting so much damage on our nation, is finally over. A new president has come to power. From the Washington Examiner: Donald J. Trump, the billionaire real estate magnate and reality show star from Queens whose presidential candidacy was once derided as a joke, was sworn in Friday as the 45th president. In a sixteen minute address — remarkably short for

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Protestors Block Inauguration Entrance

Using chains to lock themselves together, anti-Trump protesters successfully shut down access to a checkpoint for the inauguration along C Street on Friday, the Washington Examiner reported. Black Lives Matter and #DisruptJ20 protesters moved swiftly to block Donald Trump’s supporters and others from attending Inauguration Day festivities. The crowd began to swell as protesters from nearby groups joined their effort. A group of activists from

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Obama Schedule || Friday, January 20, 2017

9:40 am || Welcomes President-elect Trump and Mrs. Trump 9:45 am || Hosts a tea and coffee reception with President-elect Trump and Mrs. Trump 10:30 am || Departs the White House en route to the U.S. Capitol with President-elect Trump and Mrs. Trump 11:15 am || Attends the Inauguration of President-elect Trump 12:45 pm || Departs the U.S. Capitol for Joint Base Andrews 1:10 pm || Delivers remarks at Joint Base

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