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


The Barack Obama Expressway? Not So Fast

With his giant new “library” on the way, Chicagoans are going to have to deal with the fact that their city is morphing from Chicagoland into Obamaland. Oh, what has become of the city of Al Capone? Well, there’s a move afoot to glorify Obama with some pavement, but it looks like someone’s getting steamrolled and doesn’t like it. From the Washington Examiner: The family

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Video || Trump — and Melania — Address the Troops in Iraq

President Trump addresses the troops. And Melania does too. Here are a few “candid” moments, as presented by the White House. .@FLOTUS Melania and I were honored to visit our incredible troops at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq. GOD BLESS THE U.S.A.! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 26, 2018

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Trump Greets Troops during Surprise Visit to Iraq

From the Washington Examiner: President Trump made an unannounced visit to troops stationed in Iraq on Wednesday, landing after hours of speculation in Washington on his whereabouts.  Trump addressed U.S. soldiers and posed for selfies at Al Asad Airbase near Baghdad a day after Christmas. First lady Melania Trump joined him on the trip.  The visit was a closely guarded secret until after Air Force

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NY Times Runs Unsubstantiated Story Saying Doctor Faked Trump’s Bone Spur Diagnosis

Read the story carefully. It all sounds pretty hazy and unsubstantiated. Not that I’ve heard of too many people with a bone spur diagnosis who weren’t dodging the draft. From the New York Times: In the fall of 1968, Donald J. Trump received a timely diagnosis of bone spurs in his heels that led to his medical exemption from the military during Vietnam. For 50

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