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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Republicans Finally Ready to Investigate Obama DOJ, FBI

I don’t know what’s with the Senate Republicans. They have the same investigative powers as House Democrats, and they mostly sit on their asses. But Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, no doubt after a chat or two with President Trump, is going to get the ball rolling. The press, of course, is completely uninterested in whether the Obama administration — as opposed to the Russians

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The Post Office Delivers for Hillary

Great. While we’re talking about the Russians stealing the election, turns out it was mailman. From Fox News: The U.S. Postal Service violated federal law by letting employees do union-funded work for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other Democratic candidates while on leave from the agency, according to an Office of Special Counsel report obtained by Fox News. The OSC determined the USPS “engaged in systemic

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Obama Slights Hillary, Says He Would Have Won

President Obama says he believes he would have won the 2016 presidential election had he been a candidate. “I am confident in this vision because I’m confident that if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could’ve mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it,” Obama told former adviser David Axelrod in an interview for the “The Axe Files”

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GOP Insiders: Polls Don’t Capture Trump’s Support

More than seven-in-10 GOP insiders in battleground states say the polls understate Donald Trump’s support because voters don’t want to admit to pollsters that they support him, according to Politico. Politico is not going to be talking mainly to pro-Trump enthusiasts. It would be surveying seasoned Republican operatives with knowledge of their states. Lots of these people probably aren’t too keen on Trump, though they

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The Selfishness of Republicans Too Good for Trump

“You go to war with the army you have, not the army you might want or wish to have at a later time,” said Donald Rumsfeld in 2004. Republicans like House Speaker Paul Ryan, Sen. John McCain, and the rest of those who simply can’t support Donald Trump, or who do so only halfway, don’t seem to get, or don’t seem to want to acknowledge, that

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Is Obama Speaking to Rabbis to Influence Their Sermons?

We have an election coming up in just a few weeks in which President Obama’s legacy is at stake. Jews, who tend to vote in large numbers, could help tip the balance crucial states like Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire. Strangely, Obama has scheduled for late Monday morning what the White House is calling “a conference call with rabbis for Rosh Hashanah.” Now, what

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