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


Video || Barack Obama on How to be a Man

Note that Every charateristic he describes in no way differentiates a man from a woman. And of course he brings President Trump into it, subtly, as the example not to follow. From an appearance in Oakland last week.

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Cohen Accidentally Cleared Trump of Campaign Finance Charges

In his testimony to the House, former attorney to President Trump Michael Cohen probably inadvertently cleared Trump of one of the “criminal” allegations against him with respect to his payoff of Stormy Daniels: The idea is that Trump violated campaign finance laws because the payment was illegal because was effectively an unreported campaign donation. But Cohen made quite clear that the donation was at least

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“A Ten-Course Meal”: Democrats Savor Investigating Trump

Well, we knew this was coming, and now it’s here. Democrats will use their majority in the House, you know, maybe to pass some legislation, but mainly to investigate and bring down the duly elected president. From an article I’m Jeff Bezos’s Washington Post, no doubt written with gleeful abandon: House Democrats on Thursday made plans to dig deeper into President Trump’s business and charity,

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