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


Trump Schedule || Wednesday, December 4, 2019

4:20 am || Participates in an Official Welcome with the NATO Secretary General and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson5:00 am || Participates in a North Atlantic Treaty Organization Plenary Session 7:30 am || Meets with German Chancellor Merkel8:15 am || Participates in a working lunch with the NATO 2%ers9:00 am || Meets with the prime minister of Denmark 9:45 pm || Meets with the prime minister of Italy 10:30 am || Holds a press conference 12:05

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Trump: Adam Schiff is “a Deranged Human Being”

Also a “maniac” and a “very sick man.” I’ll bet he knows this pisses Schiff off a lot. I think it does. Schiff seems like one of those prickly, uptight sorts who don’t like to be questioned too much. One of Trump’s great talents is knowing exactly how to get under someone’s skin.

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Trump Suggests He Will Inflict Tariffs on NATO Allies Who Don’t Pay Up

It’s incredible that the allies we protect have been able to get away with not paying their fair share for defense while they spend instead on their elaborate socialist schemes. Meantime, American taxpayers are stuck with the bill. President Trump is making sure that doesn’t happen. And there’s another principle involved in addition to fairness. If the Europeans don’t have skin in the game, they

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Washington Post Critic: Melania Trump Coat “Looks Ridiculous”

At the Washington Post, even the fashion critic, Robin Givhan, is politicized. From her piece today: First lady Melania Trump unveiled this year’s White House Christmas decorations in a gauzy video in which she strolls through the public rooms marveling at their holiday luster. She gingerly adjusts a single red rose in a lush floral swag draped over a mantelpiece and delicately sprinkles glittery faux

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