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Column: Brexit Result of Selfish Culture

Column: Brexit Result of Selfish Culture

The divide of the Atlantic Ocean is no match for the divide of the generations. In an international “me first” move reminiscent of America’s generational warfare, 60 percent of older citizens of the United Kingdom, defined in this...

 

Lessons Learned from Beyond the Water’s Edge

Lessons Learned from Beyond the Water’s Edge

I’ve traveled extensively around the world, from South America to Europe, from the Middle East to Asia, but no trip has impacted my world view the way my recent visit to India with the American Council of Young Political Leaders did. Talking...

 

Experiencing Hoosier Hospitality in India

Experiencing Hoosier Hospitality in India

Here in Indiana we like to talk about “Hoosier Hospitality” — our term for the generally hospitable demeanor of our citizenry. I felt a lot of that same kind of hospitality in Delhi, Agra and Mumbai, India, during a 10-day trip with the...

 

Organized Chaos

Organized Chaos

Ask an Indian to describe their country and the answer is quick and firm, “organized chaos.” And it’s a description that’s hard to refute. Traffic lanes are guidelines to be ignored as cars, motorcycles, and rickshaws and sometimes people...

 

May 29th & A History of U.S.-Cuba Relations

May 29th & A History of U.S.-Cuba Relations

Cuban President Raul Castro indicated yesterday that the United States and Cuba would exchange ambassadors amid the normalization of ties between the countries sometime after May 29th. On that day, the official 45-day window given to Congress...

 

Millennials Support What?!: Part Three

Millennials Support What?!: Part Three

Welcome, friends, to the trilogy edition of Millennials Support What?! It’s been quite a while since we last met back in July. In that episode, my Millennial generation blew the collective minds of America by registering overwhelming support...

 

Whose definition is it anyway?

Whose definition is it anyway?

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder refused yesterday to define recent terrorist actions in Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere as “Radical Islam” or “Islamic extremism.” Instead, he said, “The terminology has – it seems to me –...

 

Richard Nixon & A World Frozen in Time

Richard Nixon & A World Frozen in Time

On a whim a few years ago I picked up Richard Nixon’s 1983 book Real Peace. I was interested in what the then-former president had to say, especially considering 1983 was the year I was born, and the book only cost a buck. Having finally...

 

Presidential Hopefuls Working to Close Foreign Policy Gap

On the foreign policy front, Hillary Clinton has no equal, at least on paper. Despite her questionable handling of the raid on our American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, her international relations chops are above and beyond those of any potential...

 

Tuesday Talkers: Leo as Woodrow, Jetpacks Are Coming & Dude! Wipe Your iPad

Tuesday Talkers: Leo as Woodrow, Jetpacks Are Coming & Dude! Wipe Your iPad

LEO AS WOODROW – – – Leonardo DiCaprio, fresh off playing J. Edgar Hoover, is set to embody the spirit of former President Woodrow Wilson in a new biopic.  Because, you know, the public has been waiting for a Woodrow Wilson...

 
 
 
 
 
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