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Why Focus on Military Spending?

March 27, 2017

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You have to wonder what’s behind President Donald Trump”s proposed budget that maximizes military expenditure for hard-powered war preparation with more tanks, bombers, missiles and even more nuclear weapons. Trump wants $54 billion more for these expenditures. It should be remembered, however that the most sophisticated and expensive military on earth, our own, could not […]

Warning by Past Presidents

February 21, 2017

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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 […]