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


Washington Post: Trump Electoral College Advantage May be Deepening

Huh? Washington Post? Here’s the logic, which the Post must have found truly inescapable to present it. Or at the very least, they felt they needed to raise the alarm. According to the piece: The big gubernatorial victories in Kentucky and Louisiana has unleashed optimism in the Democratic Party. They underscored the story we’ve seen again and again in the Trump era: Democratic gains in the suburbs

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How Nancy Pelosi Played . . . The Democrats

I know a lot of you have contempt for Nancy Pelosi. And certainly, there’s plenty that’s contemptible. But I also find her to be a very sharp political operator, and in some ways I’ve got a lot of respect for her. A woman who raised a bunch of kids and then went into politics and achieved the pinnacle of power in the House. I think

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Video || Trump Says National Turkeys Have Been Subpoenaed by Schiff

This was pretty hilarious. I imagine some in the press have taken to Twitter – or their editorial pages – to accuse President Trump of “politicizing” the annual turkey pardon. From the White House transcript of the event in the Rose Garden Tuesday: Bread and Butter were raised in Tar Heel State by farmer Wellie Jackson, who’s here with us with his wife Tara and

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Democrats to Make One Last Try to Sway the Public on Impeachment

Well, it’s clear now even to the Democrat-aligned media that the impeachment hearings were a bust. They failed to increase support at all for removing President Trump. Not enough people, apparently, believe that Trump’s shenanigans with the Ukrainians were bad enough to send him from the West Wing back to Trump Tower, given that in the end they got their missiles and nobody investigated Biden.

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