Recent revelations are potentially shattering to our complacency. If we learn from them, as we tragically did not in the 1970s, they could open path to reform.
Most Americans see the need for political reform in America. This explains why nothing happens, and how we can take the first step to fixing the Republic.
Here James Bowman looks at people who prefer warm fantasy to harsh history. Taking their advice seldom ends well.
Summary: Understanding our time requires information, which the info superhighway delivers in excess, but also the much rarer perspective. Here are excerpts from four essays by keen observers that reveal much about today's America. One from the Right, one from the Left, a Liberal, and a Conservative. Each tells us something. Perhaps most important, that Liberals … Continue reading Four views of America (Left & Right) showing that we’re ripe for realignment
Summary: Today's must-read is a retrospective on NATO's expedition to Afghanistan, even more important today as we begin the second phase of our Long War. It opens with a shocker and gets even better. The reviewer has deep in experience in Afghanistan; the author has even deeper experience. The combination provides powerful insights while cutting … Continue reading Let’s learn what happened in Afghanistan, so we can do better in phase 2 of our Long War