Democracy in America

Observations by an astute observer of a promising new nation

July 17, 2017

Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, Viscount de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a French diplomat, political scientist, and historian. He was best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution. His observations include: o  The greatness of…

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The Biography Abraham Lincoln Deserved

February 15, 2014

On this Presidents’ Day weekend, at least some of us will think about Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 and George Washington (born on February 22, 1732) and again wonder how they would resolve the several challenges our nation now faces.…

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September 15, 2011

I have just received this exciting announcement from Natalie Raabe and am pleased to share it with you. As we proceed through the so-called “Age of Information,” an age that seems to be more like a blizzard each day, some sources…

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