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


Book: Melania Trump used election to renegotiate pre-nup

There’s a new book on Melania, “The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump.” According to the Washington Post, which obtained an advance copy: When Melania Trump stayed behind in New York after her husband’s presidential inauguration, she said it was because she didn’t want to interrupt their then-10-year-old son Barron’s school year. News stories at the time concentrated on an apparent

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Unauthorized Biography of Melania on the Way

It’s by a Washington Post reporter. I can only imagine how scrupulously fair this is going to be. According to the Associated Press: A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post has written an unauthorized biography of first lady Melania Trump. Mary Jordan’s “The Art of Her Deal,” which draws upon more than 100 interviews, comes out June 16. “The picture is one of a

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Video || Trump Attends the Army-Navy Football Game

He was there Saturday, in Philadelphia. They seemed to like him. One thing I notice always about these Trump videos. They don’t solely focus on the president. With the Obama videos – hers and his – every single frame had to include the star of the show. Notice below it’s no more than 50 percent Trump. The focus is on the young men and women

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Washington Post Critic: Melania Trump Coat “Looks Ridiculous”

At the Washington Post, even the fashion critic, Robin Givhan, is politicized. From her piece today: First lady Melania Trump unveiled this year’s White House Christmas decorations in a gauzy video in which she strolls through the public rooms marveling at their holiday luster. She gingerly adjusts a single red rose in a lush floral swag draped over a mantelpiece and delicately sprinkles glittery faux

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