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 Schedule || Friday, June 22, 2018

12:15 pm || Participates in the credentialing ceremony for newly appointed ambassadors to Washington 2:30 pm || Makes remarks on immigration with Angel Families; South Court Auditorium 8:30 pm || Attends the United States Marine Corps Evening Parade; Washington All times Eastern except as noted ******* Get my biography of Steve Bannon, “Bannon, Always the Rebel,” based on wide-ranging research and ten hours of exclusive interviews with

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Video || Melania Trump Visits Detention Center that Houses Teens

Here she is meeting with workers Touring the center . . . Unfortunately, she stepped on her message a bit by wearing a jacket on the way out that read on the back, “I really don’t care, do U?” I gather it’s some fashionable thing. Honestly, it’s someone’s job to make sure she doesn’t do that.

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Melania Trump Heads to the Border to Help “Reunite” Children and Families

Uh oh. Looks like she’s getting involved in policy. That might not be good. Unless this is basically a “Message: We care” photo op. But I don’t think Melania does much to smooth Donald’s rough edges, people already differentiate her from the president, unlike Ivanka, who kind of shares the rap against her dad’s. And she’ll wear the wrong kind of shoes and get attacked

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Trump’s Order is Not Final: The Decision Rests With the Judiciary

Just to be clear, what President Trump signed does not “solve” the problem of separation of illegal immigrant families. It just punts it to the courts. The White House is being vilified in the press for supposedly lying when it claimed that it could not legally keep the families together. It was not a lie, it is true, and the order seems contingent on whether

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Democrats: Don’t Separate Families; Also, Don’t Keep Them Together

It’s all going to make George Orwell wake up and write another book. Democrats have been objecting for days that President Trump is separating families at the border and that this does irreparable harm to children. So he signed an executive order that attempts to keep them together. Which prompted Democrats to . . . object. “Is throwing kids in indefinite detention what we want

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