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“I Like Ike” (less): A New Review of General Dwight Eisenhower’s Military Career

General Dwight David Eisenhower is best remembered as the military leader who led allied forces in Europe to victory in World War II. According to Pulitzer-Prize winning historian T. Harry Williams, the popular view of General Eisenhower’s military career was as, “the friendly, folksy, easy going soldier who reflects the ideals of a democratic and …

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Lesson Learned for the New School Year: “Train Up a Child in the Way he Should Go”

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At the end of the 2015 school year, a day after his 89th birthday, author and homeschool movement icon Samuel Blumenfeld passed away. In its obituary, the Boston Globe noted, “His mother was illiterate, and when Mr. Blumenfeld was a child he struggled to help her learn the rudiments of reading and writing.” His first …

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1988 USA Today Op/Ed: “Iron Triangle” Rules Washington

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President Reagan has correctly updated and refined the way Washington works” an “Iron Triangle”  of power and money interests perpetuate a big government run with red ink. He derided the coalition of left-wing congressman, special interest groups, and liberal elements of the media this week as usurpers of our democratic institutions. The Iron Triangle formula once included …

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Interview with Darrell Castle, Constitution Party Presidential Nominee

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  Darrel Castle, a U.S. Marine Vietnam veteran, earned a Juris Doctorate from Memphis State University in 1979. Castle opened his own law firm in Memphis in 1984, and has concentrated his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and personal injury. A former Chairman of the Tennessee Constitution Party, he served as a Vice Chairman …

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Are terrorists seeping through our porous border?

Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has observed: “A very dangerous trend [began] a few years ago when the Iranian Quds force, an external terrorist group supported by the country of Iran, was planning an operation to use the southern border. A southern border is now on the advertising list for …

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Education: a Matter of the Principles and Priorities for Parents

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The statistics tell a sad story: Nearly 23 million American adults are functionally illiterate. The US Navy Department reports that one quarter of its recruits cannot read at the ninth grade level. There is a shortage of math teachers in 45 states, science instructors in 33 states, and physics teachers everywhere. It is now acceptable …

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