Category Archives: Constitution

Lost in the 50s, or Something

Seems like the 1950s are hip and with it again. Are the parallels valid? Michael Totten reviews Ike’s PhD seminar in foreign affairs. And he thought Montgomery was bad! Thank goodness, then, for Hudson Institute senior fellow Michael Doran’s valiant … Continue reading

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Enemy.

ENEMY. Plain and simple, there’s no other way to say it. Keep an eye on her and those in her orbit. And those in your AO who seek to emulate her. And the useful idiots who circle around them. At … Continue reading

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Anarchy and America

America is  at war with itself and gave itself the legal means to kill itself. Unlike some of the Right, I do sympathize with the Leftists whose canonical beliefs in the veracity of the Press and in the absolute evil … Continue reading

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The Baton Is Passed

Congratulations Mr. President. You are now responsible for everything done and not done under your command. Your next day off is January 20th, 2021 or 2025. Again, congratulations! Now get to work.

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Birthright Citizenship

This post is in response to a question raised by our fellow alum and master educator (not kidding – he’s won an award for his teaching – belated congrats Prof!) MikeB. The question posed was: “…[W]ould you consider ending ‘birthright … Continue reading

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Landmines: Not a Love Story

I have been in a few minefields. Some I knew about, some I didn’t. In one case, we conducted a marksmanship range for our companies of the Afghan National Army near Pol-i-Charki. Marksmanship is a rather loose interpretation of sending … Continue reading

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Lord Acton’s Maxim and America

Most folks have heard of Lord Acton’s maxim. “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” The common interpretation of this maxim is that when a person is given power, he begins the become corrupted; and when given great power, he … Continue reading

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