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 Won’t Block Comey Testimony

President Trump today said he will not try to block former FBI investigator James Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which he is scheduled to do Thursday. Talk about a move that would have raised a lot more questions than would be worth it. From the White House: The President’s power to assert executive privilege is well-established. However, in order to facilitate a

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No, Trump Didn’t Mischaracterize London Mayor Khan’s Remarks

President Trump today tweeted that the mainstream media is abeting London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s spin that Trump took his remarks out of context when he derided Khan for telling Londoners not to be alarmed in the aftermath of a terrorist attack. As far as I can tell, Trump is absolutely right. While, other than to offer support, our president should be staying out of Britain’s

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Top Democratic Senate Intel Panel Member: No Smoking Gun

We’re months into the Russia collusion probe, and the top Democrat in charge of investigating this, who presumably has poured through reams of classified documents, says they don’t have anything yet. That is, they know a man walked into a jewelry store. But they don’t know if the man robbed the jewelry store. In fact, they don’t even know if the jewelry store was robbed.

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