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

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U.S. Strikes al Qaeda in Yemen Under New Trump Fast-Track Rules

Wow. Are we going to fight a war like we’re actually in a war? Treat an enemy that wants to destroy us like it’s an enemy that needs to be destroyed? What a novel idea! And no, despite what Obama told you to get reelected in 2012, al Qaeda is not all but defeated. The U.S. military has opened a new front in the war

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Two Republicans Join Democrats’ Call for Trump’s Taxes

President Trump is under no legal obligation to release his taxes. Where were the Democrats when Barack Obama and Bill Clinton refused to release their health records? Where are Obama’s college records? Sure, I think it would be nice for Trump to release them. But don’t these Republicans understand that they are making themselves part of a wide ranging Democratic effort not effect good government, but

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Why Trump Will Not Fire Sessions

Nice piece by columnist Jim Antle describing why President Trump needs Sessions and will not let him go. From the article: Sessions is a much more important figure in Trumpworld than ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn ever was. The administration is layered with his associates. Deputy White House chief of staff Rick Dearborn and senior adviser Stephen Miller were top Sessions staffers. Trump’s immigration

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