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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Rove: Yes, Republicans Have a Chance to Keep the House

President Trump, as you well know, needs Republicans to keep the House in order to keep from being impeached. Like, the House sits in January and impeaches by February. Not just that, but with a Democratic House, he will remain under constant investigation by Democrats and the press long after Mueller wraps up his probe. Assuming Mueller wraps up his probe. Contradicting the media narrative

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Ex-Bush Aide: Rove Raising Issue of Hillary’s Health

Republican strategist Nicole Wallace, who as communications director worked closely with Karl Rove in the Bush White House, said today that Rove was intentionally planting seeds to make Hillary’s health as an issue in the 2016 campaign by bringing up the blood clot she suffered in December 2012. Karl did not raise the issue by accident. I worked with and for Karl for a long time.

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Video || Nice Rove-Plouffe Smackdown

Thought you might want to see this nasty little spat between the two premier political operators of the last 20 years, Democrat David Plouffe and Republican Karl Rove. Both elected and then reelected presidents, Plouffe of course handling the Obama portfolio while Rove batted for Bush. The tussle is over the IRS targeting of conservatives. “This was not a political pursuit,” says Plouffe. “Baloney,” retorts

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Rove: Romney 285, Obama 253

Political strategist Karl Rove, who is working to elect Gov. Mitt Romney through his SuperPac American Crossroads, gives Romney a narrow win in the Electoral College, 285-253. His prediction actually resembles the one I put out Monday. We both give Romney Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Ohio. But I also forecast Romney wins in Nevada, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. Of these three

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Rove: It’s Worse for Obama than it Looks

Karl Rove has penned an interesting piece today on why President Obama’s chances may look worse than the polls suggest. If its true, surely the Obama campaign people know it. Rove describes a number of statistics that suggest that if Obama and Romney are close in the polls, Romney wins. He finds: Republicans are more likely to vote than Democrats; The small minority of Republicans

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Gibbs: Attacks on the Chamber Will Continue

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs today asserted that suggestions by President Obama that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is using foreign money to fund political attack ads will continue, despite the conclusion by an independent website that there is no evidence this is happening. Gibbs spoke this morning at the the off-camera White House gaggle. The president will continue to make this argument .

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Malkin: How Rove Helped Set the Table for Obama

Interesting post here by Michelle Malkin slamming and sending up Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson’s defense of his political daddy, Karl Rove, who of course is in hot water with the tea party for opposing Christine O’Donnell in the Delaware Senate GOP primary. Rove, Gerson instructs, is an “adult,” while people like the Tea Partiers and Malkin, whom he names, are children. Malkin puts together

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