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Balance Between Military and Domestic Spending

April 11, 2017


President Dwight Eisenhower delivered an address in 1953 before the American Society of News Editors that urged our nation to seek balance in domestic and military spending. His words are worth following today. Ike said, “We pay for a single fighter plane with a half million bushels of wheat. We pay for a single destroyer […]

Warning by Past Presidents

February 21, 2017


The farewell addresses of two great presidents offers three pieces of sage advice for President Trump if he would take it. George Washington and Dwight Eisenhower, who modeled his farewell address on Washington, gave carefully crafted warnings not just to their presidential successors, but to future generations about the toxic problems of partisanship, debt and […]