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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We Don’t Know Who Won in Iowa, But We’re Pretty Sure Who Lost

Biden. Almost always, people get nominated by the parties because voters are passionate about them. Competence, or electability, rarely work. And when it works, it doesn’t make you president. I’m thinking Michael Dukakis and John Kerry. George H.W. Bush was elected on the passion from Ronald Reagan and served only one term. Even Hillary Clinton, the ultimate insider and establishment figure, regarded by many as

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Bernie Said in 1972 He Didn’t Mind Getting Called a Communist

According to the Washington Examiner: President Trump recent jab at Bernie Sanders as “a communist” was meant as an insult. But the 2020 Democrat and Vermont senator wouldn’t take it that way.  In 1972, Sanders, then a gubernatorial protest candidate for the socialist Liberty Union party, visited an alternative high school in Rutland, Vermont to give his campaign pitch. During a question-and-answer session, Sanders, then

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