ON-Lion Letter

Entries for May 2015

City Year Milwaukee celebrates fifth anniversary in city
In May, City Year Milwaukee held a fifth-anniversary celebration at the historic Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee.  The "Ripples of Hope" dinner...

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Douglas E. Schoen's <i>The Nixon Effect</i>, from Encounter, shows how his presidency changed American politics
Douglas E. Schoen's The Nixon Effect:  How His Presidency Has Changed American Politics, forthcoming from Encounter Books, examines the 37th pres...

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IJ joins lawsuit to defend North Carolina small-business owner from whom $107,000 was seized by IRS
Lyndon McLellan has spent more than a decade running L&M Convenience Mart, a gas station, restaurant, and convenience store in rural Fairmont, N.C...

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James Piereson's Encounter book describes rise and decline of America's postwar political order
The United States has been shaped by three far-reaching political revolutions:  Jefferson’s "revolution of 1800," the Civil War, and the Ne...

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Hoover Institution's Michael J. Boskin asks whether good times are over
"In the 25 years before the Great Recession of 2008-2009, the United States experienced two brief, mild recessions and two strong, long expansions," b...

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In Encounter book, AFPC's Ilan Berman explains Iran's deadly quest for global power
Are we on the cusp of détente with Iran?  Conventional wisdom certainly seems to believe so.  Amidst negotiations over a nuclear...

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Registration open for summer camps at Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee
Summer camps at the three branches of the Urban Ecology Center (UEC) in Milwaukee are a terrific way for children to:  foster a deep connection t...

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Michael Walsh's <i>Devil's Pleasure Palace</i>, from Encounter, looks at ways Critical Theory took root in and has subverted American life, society
In the aftermath of World War II, America stood alone as the world's premier military power.  Yet its martial confidence contrasted vividly with ...

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