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Bernie Sanders Foreign Policy Speech: A Renewal of American Purpose

Today, at Westminster College, Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a powerful, progressive view of foreign policy. This is precisely the way Democrats should be talking about international affairs. 5,073 more words


I Used To Head Up Wars, Now I Draw Cats

Thanks to hacker Guccifer, who’s leaked pictures of paintings by George W. Bush to Gawker all year, anyone with Internet access can tap into the inner thoughts of the 43rd U.S. 198 more words


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Today’s Quote

“Plans are nothing, planning is everything.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

As a retired veteran, I can tell you this is absolutely true. I think the reason Eisenhower said this is that in the military, like many other organizations, plans rarely survive reality. 111 more words



This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.    ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

Quote on freedom by Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.” – Dwight David Eisenhower…

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He Said That? 8/6/17

Today is the 72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. I grew up in Los Alamos, New Mexico and my father spent part of his career doing above ground atomic tests in southern Nevada (it might have killed him; he died of prostate cancer). 226 more words


Quote of the day, Aug. 3

Dwight D. Eisenhower, on books

“Don’t join the book burners. Don’t think you’re going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don’t be afraid to go in your library and read every book.”