Category: the United States

Die Politik in den USA 2014: Das Land Macht einen Schritt Nach Rechts

Dem Denkansatz nach ist es natürlich, dass das Land manchmal nach links, manchmal nach rechts ausweicht. So hat das Land in Wahlen von November 2014. Das Muster des Körpers zeigt drei Gebiete, die durch die Metonymie “Magen”, “Gehirn” und “Herz” bezeichnet sind. Die linksorientierte Seite des Landes verbindet mit dem Magen, und die rechtsorientierte Seite

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What the Body Says About the Federal Government

The perspective I have been developing is called the Back-to-the-Body Perspective. It assumes that “the truth is within you,” namely, in your flesh, in your bone, in your body. The postulate of this perspective is that the human body is the paradigm of any organization, including the government. In fact, the body has suggestions on

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Courts Are the Heart of the Nation

I applaud the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States of America in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, issued on June 30, 2014. Through this case, it was upheld that the people who found a company have the right to run their business “in accordance with their religious beliefs and moral

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As We Celebrate the Invasion of Normandy 70 Years Ago, Let us Not forget that World War II Could Have Been Prevented

There never was a war in all history easier to prevent by timely action than the one which has just desolated such great areas of the globe. (Winston Churchill, “The Sinews of Peace” Speech, Fulton, Missouri, USA. March 5, 1946.) In the month of June 2014 we are celebrating the heroic deeds and events of

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Vladimir Putin’s Threat to Europe and the Battle of Khe Sanh of 1968

What is the relationship between the current threat to Europe posed by Vladimir Putin and the Battle of Khe Sanh of 1968? As I see it, there is much that we can learn from the US victory in the battle of Khe Sanh in 1968. The lessons gleaned from 1968 in Vietnam can help us

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Nelson Mandela: Heroes of Liberation and Heroes of Building-Up

Nelson Mandela is sometimes called “the Black Pimpernel.” This South African lawyer and tribal prince first achieved world prominence at the time of John F. Kennedy’s presidency. Mandela is one of the great fighters for liberation in the twentieth century, along with Ernesto Che Guevara, the Colombian Jesuit priest Camilo Torres Restrepo, Mohandas Gandhi, and

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Commemorating John F. Kennedy’s Death: 50th Anniversary

Today the nation of the United States of America commemorates the anniversary of the death of Pres. John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963. I would like to take a moment today to ponder how those events in Dallas altered the course of my life and changed it completely. Two months prior to Kennedy’s assassination,

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General Võ Nguyên Giáp: Shattered Dreams of a Surrendering Heart and Mind

General Võ Nguyên Giáp (1912-2013) died on October 4th. This dreamer of a perfect country of Vietnam, with pure blood and freedom from foreigners, lived to see many of his people disillusioned and anxious to leave Vietnam even at the risk at their lives. General Giap was the pure warrior who obeyed his leader’s command

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