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


Netanyahu Heckled From the House Gallery

Wait a second. I thought Michelle was in London. Very cool customer. Could he be having a more successful trip, at least PR wise? Forget the article I wrote for POLITICO today about Jeb Bush being the best GOP candidate. Any chance someone could put together a birth certificate saying Netanyahu was born in New Hampshire?

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Binyamin Netanyahu, Pillar of Israeli Strength

Several of you in your comments yesterday noted Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s boffo, no-nonsense performance during his appearance with President Obama. These Israelis are tough. They have to be. One of our readers, Brett, noted that Netanyahu was a former Israeli special forces operative. This got me thinking about something I saw on TV twenty years ago, and never forgot. It was during the first

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