Bethesda, MD: Live and Learn

Thursday, November 9th, 10:30am – Noon

Live and Learn
www.liveandlearnbethesda.org
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, MD  20814

For more info: 301-740-6150 or email: mike@liveandlearnbethesda.org

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Date

Nov 09 2017
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Time

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 09 2017
  • Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost

$15

Location

Live And Learn Bethesda
4805 Edgemoor Lane

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Meet Our New “Secretary Of State”…Nancy Pelosi

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The Dangerous Civilian-Military Chasm In America

One of the greatest weaknesses of presidential leadership over the past 60 years has been the lack of presidential experience in the military and the inability to control the military.  Several weeks before his seminal Farewell Address, President Dwight D. Eisenhower told his senior advisers in the White House, “God help this country when someone sits in this chair who doesn’t know the military as well as I do.”  His successors have been deferential to the military and too many of them have used military force to bolster their credentials.  This has been a major factor in the expanded power of the military establishment.

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