Wednesday, November 11, 2009

On this Veterans Day, One of Our Greatest Generals

This is one of the most memorable speeches ever delivered by a member of our armed forces: Douglas MacArthur's farewell speech to Congress in 1951 (this is the final, most well-know part). I think it is one of the most appropriate clips I could post here today - a great speech with some great photographs.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Politics 101 with Professors Carville and Gingrich

This is a fascinating two-part video from earlier this year, when James Carville invited Newt Gingrich to speak to his "2008 Presidential Election" class at Tulane University. They are both masters in their respective fields, and the exchanges between the two are as interesting as their lectures to the class.