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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Baby Bailout: White House to Send Millions to Detroit

Updated 10:25 am ET Even as the nation sits on the edge of a financial crisis driven by the need to incur more debt, the White House has found $300 million to send to mismanaged, financially beleaguered Detroit, according to CNN. The money is being taken “from programs that are available for cities across the nation, not just Detroit.” The action amounts to a backdoor

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Uh, Obama Wasn’t Referring to the City of Detroit

President Obama is getting zapped today for repeatedly saying during the 2012 campaign that he didn’t let Detroit go bankrupt, and for slamming Mitt Romney for saying he would. And now – the hypocrisy! – he is standing still and doing nothing while Detroit, yes, goes bankrupt. But of course, neither Obama nor Romney were talking about the city of Detroit. They were talking about

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