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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Obama Amends His Ground Zero Mosque Comments

Speaking to the pool reporters in Panama City, Fla., President Obama hinted that he might, just might, not think building a mosque near the World Trade Center site is a good idea. But after showing a little leg, he covered it back up. From today’s pool report: “In this country we treat everybody equally and in accordance with the law, regardless of race, regardless of

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Obama Backs Ground Zero Mosque

President Obama came down squarely tonight on the side of those who want to build an Islamic center near the World Trade Center site, saying that “our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakable.” Obama said this includes the right to build religious centers anywhere, as long as it is done in accord with local ordinances. The White House had just days ago described the

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