Tag Archives: President of the United States

Better a strong president than a great general

Changing commanders in the middle of a war is never easy. Lincoln fired lethargic General McClellan and appointed Grant to command the Army of the Potomac. The troops were not happy with the change. Truman fired General MacArthur, and conservatives … Continue reading

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Obama's Nobel speech hits the mark

I liked Obama’s Nobel speech. I may be the only American who does, because it seems as if everyone else is accusing him of being a traitor to the Left and the Right. But I thought his speech was like … Continue reading

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