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On Politics and Citizenship

By John Biver

Click here for more articles tagged “Politics/Citizenship.” Before linking to my articles, here are two links to an important project of the American Enterprise Institute: The AEI Program on American Citizenship What So Proudly…

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Armistice Day and Echoes of History

By John Biver

Recently I watched an old black and white movie – the title escapes me – that opens with a World War I aerial dogfight where one of the pilots keeps checking his watch to see if the war was over yet. In the opening minutes of the film a couple of planes get shot down, men are killed, and then the hour arrives and they cease firing. The combatants salute each other and fly their separate ways.

The events portrayed fictionalize what actually took place ninety years ago today.

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Independence Day and the Meuse-Argonne Battle

By John Biver

Historian John Keegan writes that on July 4, 1917, elements of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) paraded in Paris. A year later some of those men were to fight and die in the Meuse-Argonne offensive, the biggest and most costly military campaign in America’s 232 year history. Sadly, too few people have even heard of it.

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On Leadership and Political Communication

By John Biver

Click here for more articles tagged “Leadership/Communication.” ∗∗∗∗∗ Quotes about the importance of shaping public opinion ∗∗∗∗∗ Political consultants continue to doom the Republican Party How to win the 8th Congressional District ∗∗∗∗∗ Counterinsurgency:…

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