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A Review of David Halberstam's The Best and the Brightest

The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A true masterpiece. It is hard to believe that I am reading this book in 2017, but it is still relevant today, offering insights that policy makers can still learn from. 2,096 more words

Books

The use of lie detector tests seemed slanted in favor of law enforcement.

I read an article in today’s Sacramento Bee about the Sherri Papini kidnapping case out of Shasta County. (http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article141599034.html) According to the Bee’s article, Papini’s husband Keith was cleared as a suspect when he passed a lie detector test. 87 more words

The West Michigan Power Structure is more than the DeVos Family

For years now we have been writing about the West Michigan power structure. What we mean by the West Michigan power structure is the individuals and organizations that have the most power in determining political, economic and social realities in the greater Grand Rapids area.  602 more words

Indy News

The Coolest American President I Remember

There is no doubt President Obama was cool, but I still remember John Kennedy. The energy and enthusiasm that began with his election defined the early sixties. 59 more words

Painting

"Join Us! ..Get On Board" Leaflet from Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Constituency

“Join Us! ..Get On Board” a recruitment Leaflet from Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Constituency.
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Irish Politics

The Torch Has Been Passed ... And Possibly Caused a Fire

The world watched the peaceful transfer of power on January 20, 1961, as the oldest President to that point, Dwight D. Eisenhower, handed the reins of power to the youngest elected President, John F. 144 more words

History

What can you do for America?

President Kennedy, in his Inaugural Address, said ‘…Ask not what  your country can do for you.  Ask what you can do for your country.’  Wise words. 233 more words

Government