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Progressives: Let’s Make American Great Again!

Stuart Lyle Was America ever really “great?”  There are many blotches on our history going back to the days before the Articles of the Confederacy: the wanton destruction of Native American communities slavery of African’s on American soil the post-Civil War poll taxes the Monroe Doctrine of subjugation of Latin America dropping an atomic bomb…

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What Next for Kavanaugh?

Don Rose “What goes around comes around!” So goes the commonplace unveiled threat of reprisal from an uncommonplace individual in a very uncommonplace situation. I speak, of course, of Brett Kavanaugh’s tirade against Democrats and assorted other evil-doers who had the temerity to pose hard questions and actually (gasp) oppose his nomination to the highest…

Politicians Are Like Crowing Roosters

by Henry Pelifian The endless political indulgence of American Presidential elections is an arena devoid of reality like a crowing rooster with his cock-a-doodle-doo.  The presidential campaign crowing  seeks to mold a new reality proposed by presidential roosters and now hens.  Oh, for a political election process lasting 90 to 120 days with debates costing…

More Thoughts on America’s Military Academies

W.J. Astore The passionate discussion generated by our last article, America’s Military Academies Are Seriously Flawed, was heartening.  Our military academies will not be improved if we merely accept the status quo, with allowance for minor, mainly cosmetic, reforms.  But truly radical reforms are difficult to achieve since the academies are so deeply rooted in…