Category Archives: Social & Political

How to be a Class Act (or at least most of the way)

My grandmother used to have an expression. I don’t hear it much anymore but it’s really stuck with me: Handsome is as handsome does. What I think it means is that the qualities that make a person attractive, worthy of … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter Energy and the National Goals – A Crisis of Confidence

Good Evening: This a special night for me. Exactly three years ago, on July 15, 1976, I accepted the nomination of my party to run for President of the United States. I promised you a President who is not isolated … Continue reading

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Military-Industrial Complex Speech, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961

My fellow Americans: Three days from now, after half a century in the service of our country, I shall lay down the responsibilities of office as, in traditional and solemn ceremony, the authority of the Presidency is vested in my … Continue reading

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