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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Carney Won’t Say Libya Security was Adequate

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today declined to say that security was adequate at the Libyan consulate in Benghazi during that the assualt that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya last week on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks, saying the matter is being studied. Asked by Ed Henry of Fox News is there was sufficient security at the consulate, Carney replied, “I

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France Takes the Lead on Aiding Libyan Rebels

What? France? Leading the world on military matters? Generally, France takes the lead on the preparation of appetizers and desserts. But it look like, in terms of providing actual, tangible assistance to the Libyan rebels – as opposed to assembling flatulent declarations out of the UN, which is where the United States is taking the lead – France is showing the way. From the Wall

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We Cannot Sit By While Qaddafi Slaughters His People

President Obama, I know you are busy with your Future Enterprisers event today in Cleveland, but I must divert your attention to North Africa. The revolution in Libya is at the point where things could go either way. If Qaddafi gains the upper hand, he will commit perhaps the worst mass murder of this young century. This is your test. Bill Clinton passed his in

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