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


Obama Won’t Rule Out Attack if Congress Votes “No”

President Obama today refused to rule out attacking Syria anyway even if Congress fails to support him, though he will address the nation Tuesday from the White House to try to build support for his decision and put pressure on Congress to approve it. Obama, who spoke during a press conference at the conclusion of the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, hinted at a

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Obama: “I am Not a Dictator”

President Obama today said he “not a dictator” and cannot hold congressional leaders in town to try to strike a deal on the sequester. Obama spoke at an unannounced press conference in the White House briefing, where he sought to portray frustration after a White House meeting this morning with Congressional leaders from both Parties failed to result in a deal on the sequester, which

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Obama’s Worst Line of the News Conference

It came in response to criticism that he has no plan at all to solve the nation’s entitlement program. So what I’ve said is that if you look at the history of how these deals get done, typically it’s not because there’s an Obama plan out there; it’s because Democrats and Republicans are both committed to tackling this issue in a serious way. Sorry, Mr.

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Obama Becomes Impassioned. Obama?

During a press conference today at the White House, President Obama evinced probably more passion than I’ve seen him offer up as president – at least while not in 2010 campaign mode – and it was all in an effort to rebut his own allies in the Democratic Party who are in an uproar over his willingness not to raise taxes on rich people. The

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