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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Michelle Plays the Race Card

Addressing the Congressional Black Caucus Gala Sunday evening, Michelle Obama had some moving things to say about civil rights. She also played the race card. Subtly, quietly, but unmistakably. And everyone there knew what she was talking about: So we cannot let anyone discourage us from casting our ballots. We cannot let anyone make us feel unwelcome in the voting booth. It is up to

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Obama Plays the Race Card

At a Washington fundraiser Monday night, President Obama subtly played the race card, suggesting that Republican presidential candidates would deny people opportunity based on the color of their skin. Here’s what the president said during the event before what a press pool reporter described as “an enthusiastic crowd of young supporters in ballroom of Capital Hilton Hotel.” Everything we fought for during the last election

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