Tag: War

Friday, February 25th, 2011

An Oscar for our times

The Oscars are upon us! I normally don’t have anything to say about this. But this year I have a candidate for the title of best picture: The King’s Speech. My choice has nothing to do with the quality of … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

The price of war

On April 16, 1953, President Dwight Eisenhower made a speech before the American Society of Newspaper Editors in which he pointed out the enormous cost of the Cold War. He pointed out that “every gun that is made, every warship … Continue reading

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