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


Trump Makes Nice with the Bushes

President Trump has been remarkably restrained and “presidential” with respect to the death of George H.W. Bush, doing his best to make nice with the Bushes. Of course, he killed Jeb Bush during the campaign, rhetorically and at the ballot box, and the Bushes represent the establishment, Rockefeller Republicanism that Trump – and Ronald Reagan – stand and stood against. But the for the funeral,

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Media, Dems Waste Little Time Using Bush’s Death to Smack Trump

From a piece I have running today in the Washington Examiner: Wasting little time to score political and rhetorical points, Democrats and members of the mainstream media are using the death of George H.W. Bush to assail a president they despise and who also happens to be Bush’s temperamental opposite, President Trump. Already, the comparisons, in which Trump is found deeply wanting, are roaring in.

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George H.W. Bush Dead at 94

From an obituary published by the Washington Examiner: George H. W. Bush, president of the United States from 1989 to 1993, father of President George W. Bush, World War II veteran, and former CIA director died Friday, his family has announced. He passed away in Houston, Texas, at 10:10 p.m. Central Time, according to his spokesman Jim McGrath, who said funeral arrangements “will be announced

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He Did it Again

George H.W. Bush, who is 90 today, survives another skydive. He can’t walk very well anymore, but he can still fly. Happy birthday, Mr. President!

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George H.W. Bush Materializes to Greet Obama

George H.W. Bush popped up out of nowhere at the airport in Houston Wednesday to greet the Obamas as they landed in the city to raise money and bash Republicans. He was just there, on the tarmac, waiting to say hello. Not sure what the point was. To thank Obama for undermining the Constitution he nearly died protecting during World War II? The airport is

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Obama: Message, I Care!

Well, that didn’t take long. President Obama this afternoon walked back his comment from this morning in which he stated that “the private sector is doing fine,” amending it by saying the “economy is not doing fine” and revising it into an assertion that there is “some good momentum in the private sector.” It’s no use. If Obama loses the election, today’s contention that all

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