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Mark Moyar: Special Forces don't have magical powers. We should stop pretending they can solve any problem

As the North Korean Army slashed its way down the Korean Peninsula in 1950, 15-man units infiltrated South Korean lines to ambush convoys and demolish bridges. 630 kata lagi

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IS Trump the Most Unpopular President EVER? Some Elusive Perspective

Donald Trump is running up to what he now calls the “ridiculous” self-imposed 100 Day Mark of Assessment. The First 100 Days is actually we’ve thrown at every president at least as far back as FDR.   1.837 kata lagi

Boston: Day 4

I began the day with my second presidential library. This one of course built for John F. Kennedy.

I had two minor issues with the library. 435 kata lagi

do not forget your dying King.

Portrait Drawing – Graphite on Paper – April 21st, 2017


Review of "John F. Kennedy: A Biography" by Michael O'Brien

John F. Kennedy: A Biography” by Michael O’Brien was published in 2005 after a decade of research which included access to recently-released material from the Kennedy Library. 523 kata lagi

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Jackie (2016), dir. Pablo Larraín

There’ll be great Presidents again–and the Johnsons are wonderful, they’ve been wonderful to me–but there’ll never be another Camelot again. Once, the more I read of history the more bitter I got.

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Is “Fake News” a 21st Century Phenomenon?

Thanks to president Trump, the phrase “Fake News” has become part of our everyday vocabulary. Is it something new? Is it something pseudo journalists have cooked up, a current conspiracy, to dupe the public? 272 kata lagi

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