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


AOC Melted Down and Screamed at Border Control Agents in Texas

With all the reporting about the Facebook page that included some border patrol agents being rude to Alandria Ocasio-Cortez-Cortez, this has been mostly overlooked. According to the Washington Examiner: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., screamed at federal law enforcement agents “in a threatening manner” during a visit to a Border Patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, and refused to tour the facility, according to two people

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Pence Plane Diverted Back to Washington from New Hampshire Trip

Vice President Pence scrapped a planned event in New Hampshire Tuesday and headed back to Washington for what his office characterized as something that “came up” but was not an emergency. Some news outlets were reporting, more believably, that there was an emergency of some kind. I’d note, without trying to raise alarm, that in 20 years of covering the White House, I cannot remember

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