Information War

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America

By The Editor

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

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On Politics and Citizenship

By John Biver

Click here for more articles tagged “Political Arena.” 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…

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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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Self government and a republic in name only

By John Biver

Republican Party energy is down for a number of reasons. Republican leaders didn’t accomplish enough while they held power and too often governed like Democrats. Republican Party and elected officials have also preferred to keep grassroots energy at a safe distance. Many of our leaders see their life as complicated enough without having to get involved with or listen to outsiders. The fact that they can’t win majorities without a lot of volunteer support or that some of the input they’d receive could be quite valuable hasn’t mattered to them.

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A Sherman-Like Warning Needed for Republicans

By John Biver

What happens when the Republican Party forfeits the public education system and large sections of the media to the political left, fails to modernize its party organization or repair its brand, and actively disdains and distances itself from its allied state level grassroots organizations? We’re seeing the results today in Barack Obama’s opinion poll numbers.

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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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