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Fundamental Contradictions in America Voter Behavior

I read an interesting article my old friend Professor Jonathan Haidt of New York University which had this memorable paragraph about the Republican voting patterns:  “What makes people vote Republican? Why in particular do working class and rural Americans usually … Continue reading

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President and General Dwight Eisenhower’s Take on War

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I Like Ike: Dwight D Eisenhower (1890-1969)

I have just finished Jean Edward Smith’s excellent biography: Eisenhower in War and Peace. It made me reflect on how far right the Republican Party has come since his time in office and how destructive that extremism is for the … Continue reading

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Moderate Republicanism: What Would Ike Do? Top Ten Conflict Tips

So many of my friends here who were life long Republican voters, switched in 2008 for one reason: Sarah Palin who caused many of them not only to vote for Obama but actively campaign for him on the basis that … Continue reading

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President Dwight D Eisenhower (1890-1969): the Greatest Republican President of the 20th Century

I have always had a soft spot for Dwight D Eisenhower, hero of the Normandy Invasion and a beacon of moderation in the history of the Republican Party in the 20th Century. So I liked this piece by Geoffrey Kabaservice … Continue reading

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Republican President Dwight Eisenhower Warning Us about the Military-Industrial Complex

I guess I think of Dwight Eisenhower (1890-1969) as the last grown up Republican President and of course he was also a very successful World War 2 General and Commander of US forces and creator of the US Inter-State Highway … Continue reading

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