Punisher & Sufferer…

“War is as much a punishment to the punisher as it is to the sufferer.” Thomas Jefferson (1743 to 1826) Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence of the United States and the nation’s first secretary of state (1789-94) and second vice president (1797-1801) and, as the third president (1801-09), the statesman… Read More

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No Risk, No Win…

“It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.” John Paul Jones (1747 to 1792) John Paul Jones, original name John Paul, was an American naval hero in the American Revolution, renowned for his victory over British ships of war off the east coast of… Read More

Good & Bad, War & Peace…

“There never was a good war or a bad peace.” Benjamin Franklin (1706 to 1790) Also called Ben Franklin, pseudonym Richard Saunders, he was an American printer and publisher, author, inventor and scientist, and diplomat. One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, Franklin helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was one of its… Read More

What is the US Military Commitment to Vaccine Development?

Research Paper Title The US Military Commitment to Vaccine Development: A Century of Successes and Challenges. Abstract The US military has been a leading proponent of vaccine development since its founding. General George Washington ordered the entire American army to be variolated against smallpox after recognizing the serious threat that it posed to military operations.… Read More

Cheap Freedom…

“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly … it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated.” Thomas Paine (1737 to 1809) An English-American writer and political pamphleteer whose Common Sense pamphlet and Crisis papers were important influences on the American Revolution. Other works that… Read More

The Battle…

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave…” Patrick Henry (1736 to 1799) A brilliant orator and a major figure of the American Revolution, perhaps best known for his famed peroration, “I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me… Read More

For Want of A…

“For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; For want of a shoe, the horse was lost; For want of a horse, the rider was lost; For want of a rider, the battle was lost.” Benjamin Franklin (1706 to 1790) Benjamin Franklin, also known as Ben Franklin and by the pseudonym Richard Saunders, was… Read More