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…Read More
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.Read More
One huge example of the failings of our public school system is seen when you ask most Americans to tell you what they know about important events in our history such as the Meuse-Argonne battle.
The Meuse-what?Read More
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.Read More
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:…Read More
The best way to put the sad state of affairs here in Illinois in its proper context is to read Mark Steyn’s new book America Alone. Illinois might be a silly political backwater, but it’s…Read More
A military general, a state legislator, a teacher, and several successful businessmen are among the candidates we have to choose from next month. If the polls hold up, “Jack!” Ryan will be the Republican…Read More