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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Trump Sends Troops and Missiles to Saudi Arabia

Seems to me like a strong, yet measured response. According to the Washington Examiner: The Pentagon is sending additional troops and missiles to Saudi Arabia in response to Iran’s attack on Saudi oil facilities last weekend. “The president has approved the deployment of U.S. forces which are primarily defensive in nature,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper said in a surprise briefing Friday night. He said the

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WSJ: Trump Repeatedly Urged Ukraine to Probe Biden but Offered No Quid-Pro-Quo

All the speculation that President Trump offered military aid to the Ukrainians to investigate Joe Biden, down the drain. But asking foreign governments to investigate your political opponents is egregious. Not sure if it’s illegal, but it is the wrong thing to do. According to the Wall Street Journal: President Trump in a July phone call repeatedly pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate Democratic

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Back Into Politics? Nikki Haley Moves Back to South Carolina

I doubt, though, that this is about a statewide run. It’s about running for president in 2024. She was living in New York City. I don’t think she can run as a southern conservative when she’s living in New York. It’s not easy to run as any kind of conservative if you’ve abandoned South Carolina and embraced New York City. If you’re from New York

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Trump Meets with Mark Zuckerberg

President Trump met with Mark Zuckerberg, who is in Washington on a charm offensive as lawmakers try to determine whether he has too much control over the information Americans get and the way they share it. According to the Wall Street Journal: With his company under a regulatory spotlight, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg scored a meeting at the White House with President Trump

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