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


The Obamas’ Panama City Hotel

A lot of people are interested in where the Obama’s stayed while in Panama City, Florida. Though it was hardly top secret, I wasn’t comfortable writing about it while they were there for security reasons. But now that they’re gone – they just got back to Washington – let me introduce you to the Bay Point Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. A relatively modest choice

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The Obamas Go on a Boat Ride

Here’s a photo: The pool report from Panama City, FL: Potus’s boat, a converted 50-foot Navy Launch called the “Bay Point Lady” left the dock at 9:20 a.m. local time. Flotus and Sasha are also aboard. Bo apparently is back at the hotel. U.S. Coast Guard vessels trailing along. Potus, flotus and Sasha made their way to the bow pulpit and leaned against a metal

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The Photo: Obama Goes Swimming in the Gulf

And he brought Sasha in too. Here’s the White House photo release. No coverage was allowed. Obama mentioned today that he didn’t want more photos circulating of him half naked, and Michelle more than concurred. However, not much fish has been consumed yet. From the pool report: Some details on POTUS, FLOTUS and Sasha’s lunch at Lime’s Bayside Bar and Grill, an open-air place out

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