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West Point at 215, Graduates Defend and Serve the Nation

(This essay was originally published as “West Point Going Strong at 215,” in the Newport Daily News on March 16, 2017.”)

As the U.S. Military Academy at West Point celebrates its 215th anniversary, the ever-uncertain international security environment and the civic needs of our liberal democracy ensure a perpetual role for this reliable, enduring, educational institution. 746 more words

A Budget is a Moral Document

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Just a short couple of thoughts to start the week concerning the budget proposal of President Trump. President Dwight D. Eisenhower said: … 478 more words

Political Commentary

“No More Dangerous Thing for a Democracy…”

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There are some times when my education and experience as a historian and ethicist. Last week was one of those times as I watched Secretary of State Tillerson and President Trump raise the specter of preventive war on the Korean peninsula. 414 more words


The Unheard Truth Behind Roswell’s UFOs

This is interesting. Give it a shot and watch it…~TS

Strange occurrences in Roswell, NM, June 1947 may have set into motion events which would shape the future of humanity, in ways unbeknownst to many. 86 more words


A people that values its privileges above its ... - (©Dwight D. Eisenhower)

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”  – Dwight D. Eisenhower


Mamie Eisenhower: Charming America As First Lady

Mamie Eisenhower’s experiences as a military officer’s wife had taught her important lessons which she implemented during her time as First Lady. With extraordinary creativity, commitment to her husband, and genuine love of “pretty, feminine” things, Mamie Eisenhower was “liked” ( 964 more words