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


Obama Playing Golf in England

Just as I suspected. Obama is playing golf this afternoon in England, because he has nothing better to do on a taxpayer-financed official foreign trip. Unfortunately for him, in order to avoid causing an international incident, he had to bring along British Prime Minister David Cameron. Just imagine, next year he’ll have to pay to play golf overseas himself. They’re at The Grove, one of

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Cameron Defines the ISIS Threat

How refreshing to hear a Western leader – not ours, of course – name the threat we face, place it in historical context, and commit his country to a years-long effort to defeat it. British Prime Minister David Cameron today raised the threat level in Britain – declaring a terrorist attack “highly likely” – and spelled out for Britons the actual problem they have to

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Cameron Likens Obama to Teddy Roosevelt, MLK

British Prime Minister David Cameron went straight over the top Wednesday evening during his White House State Dinner toast, calling President Obama a man of “strength, moral authority, and wisdom” while comparing him to Theodore Roosevelt, Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks. Cameron and Obama appear to have developed a friendship – or at least a relationship that is portrayed that way by a White House

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“I Just Can’t Believe How Our Government Has Run Amuck”

I thought I’d share this email I got from a reader about President Obama’s decision to hop aboard Air Force One Tuesday and fly out to Dayton, Ohio with British Prime Minister David Cameron to check out a basketball game. I can’t fathom what the president, who has done nothing serious to dislodge us from the precipice of budgetary disaster, was thinking when he decided

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Obama Dragging Cameron to Crummy Basketball Game

First he sent the Oval Office bust of Winston Churchill packing, having it carted back up Massachusetts Avenue to the British Embassy. Then he gave the queen and iPod as a gift. One would think President Obama was finished dealing indignities to our closest ally! But no. This afternoon, Obama will chaperone British Prime Minister David Cameron to the Midwest to witness a lousy college

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Obama Changes Libya Mission to Ousting Qaddafi

President Obama is formally adding the removal of Muammar Qaddafi to the Libya war, declaring that NATO bombing will not end until Qaddafi is gone. In an op-ed piece published today in the International Herald Tribune, Le Figaro, and the Times of London, Obama, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and British Prime Minister David Cameron write what was obvious to others when the “kinetic military exercise”

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