James Bowman: why Americans should see “Darkest Hour”

Darkest Hour

Summary: James Bowman reviews Darkest Hour, a powerful film about May and June 1940, the beginning of Britain's finest hours (Churchill's phrase; he never called them the "darkest hours"). It shows the willingness of many Brits to negotiate with Hitler, Churchill's adamant leadership -- which kept Britain in the war -- and has an important message … Continue reading James Bowman: why Americans should see “Darkest Hour”

The photo that made Nathan Damigo leader of the alt-Right

Summary: America has entered an age of revolutions. This year the counter-revolution by the Right began. It is as ugly as the Left's revolution; perhaps worse. Unless we act soon, the struggle between our mad extremes will decide America's fate. "Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions." --- … Continue reading The photo that made Nathan Damigo leader of the alt-Right

Require Marine officers to do as they’re told so – we can continue losing the WOT! (Attritionist Letter #4).

Obedience

Summary: Like all power tools, technology can hurt or help an organization — depending on how the leaders use it. Since the dawn of third generation warfare in WWI, the power of an army results from its speed as well its force. Fast recognition, fast decision-making, fast execution, fast learning -- these are power. This requires decentralization. … Continue reading Require Marine officers to do as they’re told so – we can continue losing the WOT! (Attritionist Letter #4).

Teaching Marine junior officers to obey, not think (Attritionist Letter #3)

Command

Summary: "The Attritionist Letters" are Marine officers' protest about their general's policies that resulted in our failures in phase one of the WOT, now be be repeated in phase two by Trump's all-general national security team (since they refuse to admit these failures). This, the third letter, cuts to the heart of the problem. See the … Continue reading Teaching Marine junior officers to obey, not think (Attritionist Letter #3)

Inspirational videos showing the key truth: only together are we strong

Little fish can defeat big fish

Summary: Here are some inspirational videos that show the problem of people everywhere and the truth that makes us free -- only together are we strong. "Lead India" was a television series launched on India's 60th Independence Day by The Times of India Group to create new leadership for India (see Wikipedia). Here is one of … Continue reading Inspirational videos showing the key truth: only together are we strong