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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Boy, This is Getting Old

From the White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman: The Employment Situation in May Posted by Alan B. Krueger on June 1, 2012 at 9:34AM EDT Problems in the job market were long in the making and will not be solved overnight.  The economy lost jobs for 25 straight months beginning in February 2008, and over 8 million jobs were lost as a result of the

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Raise Oil Taxes! Does Obama Get Economics?

I just want to know if President Obama ever took an economics course in college. I’m convinced the reason that we can’t get a look at his transcripts is not because his grades were bad, but because of the courses he took. Anyone who went to college, especially a liberal arts college, and especially a liberal liberal arts college – like I did – knows

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Mr. Obama Doth Protest too Much, Methinks

“The point that I’ve been trying to make consistently has been that  . . . we believe in capitalism” – March 18, 2009 “Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am an ardent believer in the free market.” – Feb. 24, 2010 “We believe in the free market.” – July 8, 2010 “We believe in the free market

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White House Sings Tra La La as Market Plunges

IS THIS ADMINISTRATION IN LA LA LAND? As the market drops over 600 points, the Obama administration is AWOL and worse. First of all, where’s Geithner been all day? If the man who is supposed to be reassuring markets said anything, I haven’t seen it. Instead, he announced Sunday that he’s staying on the job, and gave an interview the same day with John Harwood

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