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A Return to Panamà and Pànama after Fifty Two Years:


Panamà…  as we pronounce it would be Pànama… is a metaphoric  inversion expressed by  the different accents.  I first went there as an  intern in 1954-55,  not yet age 22, interested- vaguely- in tropical medicine but more concretely in adventure. 2,013 more words

Philosophical Essays

TR, Wilson, or Coolidge? (full lecture)

“When a man begins to feel that he is the only one who can lead in this republic, he is guilty of treason to the spirit of our institution.”– 32 more words

Be the Man

Teddy Roosevelt was America… no one better defined what it meant to be an American.   Roosevelt brought Parisians to their feet on April 23, 1910 clearly stating what it took to be a republican (not a member of the party.)  His words have lived on influencing everyone from Richard Nixon to Nelson Mandela. 143 more words


Let's Get This Straight

Teddy Roosevelt coined the phrase…speak softly, and carry a big stick, like when he sent our fleet around the world during peacetime, just to let everyone know…don’t ever think we’re not ready. 200 more words


How Presidents Sell War: Part 3

Roosevelt, Wilson, and World War I

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Theodore Roosevelt

All that this country desires is to see the neighboring countries stable, orderly, and prosperous. 1,609 more words

Presidential Politics

Overcoming Difficulty

Hitting a curveball…Public Speaking….Solving a geometry problem…Losing Weight…And the list goes on…

All of us face difficult challenges in our life and that’s not likely to change any time soon. 962 more words

Life Lessons


It’s rewarding, even inspirational to awaken in the morning and look out the window or step outside with a cup of coffee and a biscuit to be greeted by a burst of color. 355 more words