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


White House for Sale? Obama Puts Bundlers in Top Posts

What do President Obama’s nominees this week for Commerce Secretary, U.S. Trade Representative, and FCC Chairman all have in common? They each raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Obama’s presidential campaigns. Commerce nominee Penny Pritzker, USTR choice Michael Froman and FCC appointee Thomas Wheeler were all major league “bundlers” for Obama’s presidential campaigns, putting them among an elite corps of Obama rainmakers who amassed

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