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  • Obama hasn't shown necessary toughness on ISIS

    Obama hasn't shown necessary toughness on ISIS
    Approximately 50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson sat in front of television cameras and began speaking to the American people with "Let us reason together …" Twenty years later, Arnold Schwarzenegger's graphic portrayal of the ruthless humanoid in "The Terminator" (1984) shocked millions of viewers.
  • You want a war? Pay for it

     You want a war? Pay for it
    Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United States started bombing Iraq in January 1991, Americans somberly watched President George H.W. Bush address the nation and saw live video of Baghdad being...

    Obama Directing Bombing?

    Press reports have revealed that President Obama will retain control over where and when the U.S. will bomb Islamic State terrorists as the attacks go forward in the latest war in the Middle East. During the Vietnam War, the-President Lyndon Johnson...

    Eisenhower memorial design passes one hurdle, but not at finish line yet

    WASHINGTON The Eisenhower Memorial Commission, under fire from lawmakers and critics over a controversial design to honor the nation's 34th president, Dwight D. Eisenhower, decided Wednesday in an unusual email vote to proceed with a revised design by...

    'Landslide' examines historical consequences of Kennedy assassination

    "Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America" by Jonathan Darman; Random House (480 pages; $30) Dallas has long tended to view the aftermath of Nov. 22, 1963, through the singular lens of the sniper's scope that jutted from the...