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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McCain Opposes Obamacare Repeal

Sen. John McCain Friday became the second Republican to oppose the latest Senate effort to repeal Obamacare, joining the other Senate Master of Self-Indulgence, Rand Paul, in opposition. Just one more Republican opponent and the bill is sunk. From McCain’s statement: As I have repeatedly stressed, health care reform legislation ought to be the product of regular order in the Senate. Committees of jurisdiction should

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Trump Rescinds Obama’s Campus Sexual Assault Rule

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos today rescinded a 2011 Obama administration memo that failed to provide due process for students accused of sexual assault. No sexual assault should ever go unpunished. But this country’s laws and traditions place a bias in favor of the accused in order to protect the innocent. According to Fox News: The [Obama] memo requires colleges to investigate complaints even if there’s

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Spicer Becomes a “Pariah” and Washington Affirms Its Hypocrisy

Other than possibly making money off the speaking circuit, former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is apparently unemployable. His “dishonesty” from the podium and the notoriety brought by Mellissa McCarthy’s Saturday Night Live sendups have made Spicer the man nobody in Washington wants. In an excellent and not necessarily unsympathetic piece, Politico media columnist Jack Shafer writes that Spicer is unique in the annals

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