Tom Pauken

Is the author of Bringing Home America.

Latest by Tom Pauken in Chronicles

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  • Blog
    December 7, 2016

    Preparing for a Turbulent Four Years

    The more appointments that Trump makes of men and women determined to follow through on his campaign policies, the more his opponents will attack him.

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  • Signs of Hope in the East
    Society & Culture
    December 2016

    Signs of Hope in the East

    In the United States, the forces of the cultural left have been particularly aggressive in seeking to diminish the influence of our Christian heritage on American society.

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  • Blog
    May 4, 2016

    Telling the Truth About Vietnam

    Geoffrey Shaw, author of The Lost Mandate of Heaven, has done us a great service in telling the truth about the American betrayal of Ngo Dinh Diem and the tragic consequences it had for the Vietnamese people and for those Allied soldiers who gave their lives in that war.

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  • Blog
    April 27, 2016

    The Vietnam War: Still Opposing the New Left at Home

    It is sad to see a prestigious institution like the LBJ Library miss an opportunity to have a real exchange of views about what went wrong in Vietnam and what lessons of history are to be learned from that war.

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  • Society & Culture
    January 2016

    The End of American Exceptionalism?

    Neoconservatives repeatedly try to take Reagan’s words and conform them to their own definition of American exceptionalism.

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  • Blog
    September 8, 2015

    Why Trump is making a connection

    What was expected to be a race between establishment favorite Jeb Bush and a conservative challenger emerging from a large field has instead turned into a campaign between the outsider Trump and everyone else.

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  • Men: Are You Ready to Lead?
    Views
    October 2012

    Men: Are You Ready to Lead?

    Life was much simpler for those of us who grew up in 1950’s America than it is for children today. We took for granted an intact family with a breadwinner father and a stay-at-home mom. America was the number-one manufacturing country in the world, and our society was anchored by a strong middle class.

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  • Cultural Revolutions
    June 2012

    Stop Lying About VATs

    Writing recently in Forbes, Brian Wesbury continued a theme that is popular among Beltway Republicans, warning about the dangers of a consumption tax system known as a Value-Added Tax (VAT).

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  • Just Say No to the Kool-Aid
    Reviews
    December 2011

    Just Say No to the Kool-Aid

    Much of Rand Paul’s book focuses on how he overcame enormous odds in 2010 to win—first, the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate against an establishment favorite, and then in defeating a popular Democratic candidate in the general election.

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  • Putting America Back to Work
    Views
    April 2010

    Putting America Back to Work

    Most Americans are not even aware that, from 1999 through 2009, we had zero growth in private-sector employment. In fact, we lost more than a million private-sector jobs in those years. The only growth in employment was in government jobs.

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  • Cultural Revolutions
    July 2009

    A Winning Stragey

    Michael Steele appears to be a pleasant enough fellow. But he is off to a rocky start as chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC). Within weeks of his election, Steele gave an interview to GQ in which he was quoted as saying that abortion is an “individual choice,” the refrain generally used by “abortion-rights” supporters.

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  • The End of the Rove Era in Republican Politics
    Views
    February 2007

    The End of the Rove Era in Republican Politics

    A few weeks after the Republicans were routed in the November 2006 elections, a longtime Bush Republican from Texas told me that it was time for Karl Rove to go.

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  • American Proscenium
    December 2005

    Dick Cheney's Uncertain Future

    Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald called a press conference on October 28 to announce a five-count indictment against I. Lewis Libby, chief of staff and principal national security advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney.

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  • Cultural Revolutions
    November 2005

    A New Brand of "Conservatism"

    George W. Bush was lauded in the pages of the Wall Street Journal in the summer of 2003 by Fred Barnes, editor of the Weekly Standard, for promoting a new brand of “conservatism.”

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  • American Proscenium
    September 2005

    Karl Rove and the Plame Affair

    Karl Rove’s favorite president is Richard Nixon. What a twist of fate it would be if Rove were driven from power as Nixon was over what both men would consider trivial matters—the leaking of a CIA employee’s name to reporters by Rove in 2004 and the Watergate break-in of the Democratic headquarters at the instigation of Nixon campaign officials in 1972.

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  • News
    November 2004

    The Rise and Fall of the Texas Republican Party

    How did the Texas Republican Party, which was in the forefront of the battles to win the Republican presidential nomination for Barry Goldwater in 1964 and Ronald Reagan in 1976 and 1980, become a wholly owned subsidiary of Karl Rove and George W. Bush?

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