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


There is no systemic police bias: WSJ columnist

There is racism in our society. But we do not live in a racist society. There are racist police. The ones who killed and supervised the killing of George Floyd are abhorrent. But there is not stystemic racism among the police, according to a piece today by Heather MacDonald in the Wall Street Journal. She shares some startling facts: George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis has

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President Trump is Obese: White House

President Trump weighs in at 244 pounds according to his latest offical health report, which “summarizes data” from checkups conducted between Novenmber 2019 and April 2020. At 6’3″, that gives the president a BMI of just 30.5, which makes the him obese. A BMI of 30 is obsese, while 25 is the threshold for being overweight. I’m not casting judgement. I’m not a fat shamer.

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Secretary of Defense Esper: “I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act”

The Pentagon is not quite down with President Trump’s eagerness to send in the troops, it appears. According to the Washington Examiner: Defense Secretary Mark Esper delivered a strong condemnation Wednesday of the “murder” of George Floyd by Minnesota police officers while attempting to distance the Pentagon from politics and President Trump’s call to use the military to quell nationwide protests. “The killing of George

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Trump Denies He Fled to the White House Bunker During Protests

President Trump Wednesday denied that he hid out in the White House underground bunker as protests raged outside Friday night, saying that in fact he had gone down earlier in the day for a brief time to inspect the area. LISTEN: @realDonaldTrump says “there’s so much fake news going round” as he dispels reports that he went to a bunker on Friday night. During his

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