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Boy Of Troy?
Remember what old Homer said (of course, he was blind).
NOVEMBER 13, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
We're all pretty sure we've got a good bead on things..
An Embarrassing Reality
What (I think) the World Thinks of Trump
OCTOBER 2, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Trump, many despise him for what they perceive as his arrogance and stupidity.
In determining what the rest of the world thinks of Donald Trump you have to do two things:
First, add in the proclivities of a particular country...
#Donald Trump #France #Russia #Barack Obama #Vladimir Putin
H.W. Brands reveals the Greatness of Ulysses S. Grant
OCTOBER 24, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN LITERATURE
A magnificent book that once again leaves me wondering how Brands is so thorough and prolific
A Literary Experience from Daniel Woodrell
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN LITERATURE
Simultaneously dark and vivid, bleak and evocative, haunting and familiar, articulate and reductive.
The evil that men do
John Wilkes Booth and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
APRIL 15, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN LITERATURE
There is no sure foundation set on blood, No certain life achieved by another's death.
The Rhetoric of the President
MARCH 27, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
You'd think that a man who has been compared to Lincoln would know: Words mean things.
A Fighting first couple
The Madisons and the War of 1812
MARCH 24, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN LITERATURE
Howard evokes a stirring image of President Madison returning to the national capital in ruins
President George Clooney?
The proverbial "What if" is asked
FEBRUARY 26, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN CULTURE
I would not point to my role in Syriana as proof positive that I have a grasp of foreign policy.
Even the victors undone
We Expect Soldiers to Return to Peaceful Life
JANUARY 13, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
War hasn't changed since the ancient Greeks.
Does one assist another?
NOVEMBER 28, 2011 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Is there any benefit to consulting previous leaders of the free world? Of course...
The indecision of power
Not to decide may ruin everything
OCTOBER 19, 2011 AND MAGAZINE IN UNITED STATES OF COMMON SENSE
In war anything is better than indecision. We must decide.
An Innocent Woman
JULY 12, 2011 AND MAGAZINE IN CULTURE
All men are created equal, except Negroes and foreigners and Catholics.
Robert Redford's latest film, The Conspirator ' released just days after the Sesquicentennial of the attack on Fort Sumter, the Civil...
#Conspirator Lincoln Civil War
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