Tag: Society and Culture

Society and Culture examines the prevailing public sentiment as expressed in art, literature, laws and other public venues which showcase popular attitudes. If you want a snapshot of the public conscience, just look at what is promoted in Society and Culture.

Russian Collusion? -Part 2

Hillsdale College campus during autumn, with an American flag displayed on a common area in front of a multi-storied brown brick building with white trim. The courtyard in the foreground shows green grass, numerous trees in various autumn colors and a clear, deep blue shy overhead.

The following [Russian Collusion?, by Mollie Hemingway] is adapted from a speech delivered on September 7, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Trump’s relationship with Putin was decidedly different.

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Russian Collusion?

Hillsdale College campus during autumn, with an American flag displayed on a common area in front of a multi-storied brown brick building with white trim. The courtyard in the foreground shows green grass, numerous trees in various autumn colors and a clear, deep blue shy overhead.

The following [Russian Collusion?, by Mollie Hemingway] is adapted from a speech delivered on September 7, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C. We keep being told that President Trump

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How Intelligence Works (When It Does) – Part 5

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following, How Intelligence Works (When It Does) by Herbert E. Meyer, is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. We are still in the early days of

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How Intelligence Works (When It Does) – Part 4

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following, How Intelligence Works (When It Does) by Herbert E. Meyer, is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. Back in January, when U.S. intelligence chiefs released

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Lessons From Las Vegas

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The recent massacre in Las Vegas, NV, is a tragedy of epic proportions. With over 500 victims, it is the largest mass shooting in recent US history. There are a lot of questions about what happened, but the greatest question

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How Intelligence Works (When It Does) – Part 2

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following, How Intelligence Works (When It Does) by Herbert E. Meyer, is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. Good intelligence is a combination of information and

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The National Anthem

The United States flag flies at half mast, with the PoW flag beneath it. There is a clear blue shy overhead, and scattered desert plants in the background.

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the national anthem and what people say and do during its playing. Tradition dictates that one stands during the national anthem (also known as The Star Spangled Banner) as a sign of

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How Intelligence Works (When It Does)

Hillsdale College campus aerial view of the main plaza with an American flag prominently displayed in the foreground. Walkways between buildings frame the grass-covered lawn and there are numerous trees with bright green foliage scattered across the landscape.

The following – How Intelligence Works (When It Does) by Herbert E. Meyer – is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. The performance of our country’s intelligence

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How To Think About Vladimir Putin – Part 4

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The following [How To Think About Vladimir Putin, by Christopher Caldwell] is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. One theme runs through Russian foreign policy, and has

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How To Think About Vladimir Putin – Part 3

Hillsdale College campus plaza in mid-summer, with walkways between the buildings and green grass laws in the foreground, There are large trees in the center of the picture, flanked by large buildings on the right and left sides, and a bright blue sky overhead.

The following [How To Think About Vladimir Putin, by Christopher Caldwell] is adapted from a speech delivered on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. Russia retains elements of a kleptocracy based on oligarchic

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