Tag Archives: Listen to the Generals

The General Idea Again

The basics are pretty clear. We have a government of the people and by the people and for the people, where the military reports to an official elected by the people, the president. The military may have the guns, but … Continue reading

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The General

The general in question is David Petraeus – born in Cornwall-on-Hudson just up the river from Manhattan, and just five miles north of West Point. And he went to West Point of course, and in 1974 graduated in the top … Continue reading

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