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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Steve Bannon trying to change Trump campaign strategy

Steve Bannon has some ideas about how the Trump campaign should be run. I would assume one of those ideas is that it should be run by him. I wouldn’t be surprised if Trump eventually turned to Bannon. It worked out well last time. Okay, so he insulted the kids. They want a second term too. According to the Washington Examiner: Former White House chief

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Bannon Making His Way Back Into Trump’s Good Graces

Maybe President Trump thinks he wants Bannon around as the reelection campaign ramps up. Bannon was a major factor in Trump’s election. According to the Washington Examiner: In the four months after he left the White House in August 2017, Steve Bannon would order reporters to the basement of the Capitol Hill townhouse known as the “Breitbart Embassy.” Sometimes, the news organization’s then-chairman would hustle

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Bannon Starts New Group Framing Midterms as Vote on Impeachment

According to Politico: Steve Bannon is attempting a political resurrection, launching a 25-person pro-Trump rapid-response and polling operation that is framing the midterms as an up-or-down vote on the president’s impeachment. The former White House chief strategist has started Citizens for the American Republic, an outside political group that intends to advise surrogates, generate talking points, and flood the TV and radio airwaves ahead of

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Trump Takes on “Globalist” Koch Brothers

In a early Tuesday morning tweet storm, President Trump attacked the GOP megadonor Koch Brothers, saying they are “two nice guys with bad ideas.” The globalist Koch Brothers, who have become a total joke in real Republican circles, are against Strong Borders and Powerful Trade. I never sought their support because I don’t need their money or bad ideas. They love my Tax & Regulation

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Former Top Clinton Aide Tries to Stir the Mob Against Bookstore Owner

Philippe Reines, the aggressive longtime senior aide to Hillary Clinton, tweeted out the address of a Richmond, Virginia bookstore whose owner called the police when a woman would not stop harassing former Trump aide Steve Bannon. Bannon, as he often does, was browsing a bookstore in his hometown when he became the latest victim of the new peace-love-and-understanding liberal strategy of harassing aides to President

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New Book: Bannon Told Ivanka, “You’re Just Another Staffer”

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon sought to put Ivanka Trump in her place, telling her she’s “just another staffer” who, furthermore, doesn’t know what she’s doing. The book, “Media Madness: Donald Trump, The Press, And The War Over The Truth,” by Fox News media analyst Howard Kurtz, is described in an article by Washington Post. From the piece: Kurtz writes that Stephen K. Bannon

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Bannon’s Testimony Tuesday Holds Peril for Trump

Everyone focused on the wrong quote by Steve Bannon, who is testifying today before the House Intelligence Committee, in Michael Wolff’s book, “Fire and Fury.” People wanted to talk about Bannon’s insult of Donald Trump Jr., whom he said had been “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” in trying tap the Russian government – through a meeting with someone who had been described as a Russian government attorney

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Chamber of Commerce Looking to Quash Anti-Establishment Candidates

With the defenestration of Steve Bannon, the Washington establishment believes it is on a roll and is vowing to support the status quo that Donald Trump was sent to Washington to overturn. Lobbyists, pro-amnesty, and pro-deep state types have to be ecstatic. Lots of expense account lunches are being lined up so that the government handouts to business can continue rolling. From the Washington Times:

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Bannon’s Popularity Plummets

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon’s popularity among Republicans dropped dramatically after he was attacked by President Trump following revelations in a new book by Michael Wolff, “Fire and Fury,” that Bannon had criticized Donald Trump Jr. The poll was taken before Bannon was fired from Breitbart. According to Politico: According to findings released Wednesday, only 19 percent of GOP voters said they had

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Bannon Out at Breitbart

From a statement by Breitbart.com: Stephen K. Bannon has stepped down from Breitbart News Network, where he served as Executive Chairman since 2012. Bannon and Breitbart will work together on a smooth and orderly transition. Bannon said, “I’m proud of what the Breitbart team has accomplished in so short a period of time in building out a world-class news platform.” According to Breitbart CEO Larry

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White House: There’s Likely No Way Back for Bannon

White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley was asked today aboard Air Force One about the White House response to Steve Bannon’s statement of contrition about his comments that Donald Trump Jr. had acted in a treasonous and unpatriotic manner by meeting with an associate of the Russian government to get dirt on Hillary Clinton. Gidley said: I don’t believe there’s any way back for

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Why Trump Needs Bannon

President Trump is courting danger by losing the counsel of Steve Bannon, who helped keep Trump focusing on his populist message during the campaign and his first months in the White House. From a piece I have running now on the NBC News website: Washington is a sports-obsessed town — and that’s not a reference to the Redskins or the Nationals. Its sport is politics.

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