Tag Archives: Harry S. Truman

Political Power is its Own Reason for Being

The heading to this article won’t bear much scrutiny in its logical construction. The real story is that men, typically but not exclusively men, seek political power because they like being powerful. But again no: those who choose elective politics … Continue reading

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President Truman’s Reading List

… and Wisdom from his Secretary of State, Dean Acheson Long ago, upon reading Plain Speaking by Merle Miller, an oral biography of then former President  Harry Truman, I made notes from the book for later reference. I offer then … Continue reading

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