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  • Carl Rowan
    Carl Rowan
    American government official, journalist and author 1925-2000
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    (President Nixon,) in the face of a vote to impeach he might try, as commander-in-chief, to use military forces to keep himself in power.
    Source: October 26, 1973 Washington Star article entitled Has President Nixon Gone Crazy?
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    After a two-term presidency, many young voters seem to want someone who is radically different from, even the opposite of, the commander in chief to whom they have become accustomed. After all, a two-term president will have led their nation for a significant percentage of their lives. That's boring. Isn't it time for a transformation?
  • Arleigh Burke
    Arleigh Burke
    American admiral of the US Navy 1901-1996
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    Any commander who fails to exceed his authority is not of much use to his subordinates.
  • Bob Schieffer
    Bob Schieffer
    American television journalist 1937-
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    But if you're going to go out on a military unit, you've got to allow yourself to be under the control of the commander because you really could put the troops in danger.
  • Bernard Law Montgomery
    Bernard Law Montgomery
    British general 1887-1976
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    Decisions! And a general, a commander in chief who has not got the quality of decision, then he is no good.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    My own grandfathers were a submarine commander and a 'desert rats' tank operator in the Second World War.
  • Bob Schieffer
    Bob Schieffer
    American television journalist 1937-
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    Obviously, if the commander makes certain decisions that the reporter thinks is inhibiting his right to report a legitimate story, he has to appeal to the commander's boss to get that changed.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    The commander's talents are given greatest scope in rough hilly country. Mountains allow him too little real command over his scattered units and he is unable to control them all; in open country, control is a simple matter and does not test his ability to the fullest.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    The more physical the activity, the less the difficulties will be. The more the activity becomes intellectual and turns into motives which exercise a determining influence on the commander's will, the more the difficulties will increase.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    The violation of press freedoms has been egregious under this administration, even as the press fetes President Obama as an honest and effective commander-in-chief.
  • Antony Sher
    Antony Sher
    British actor 1949-
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    You don't expect to get the letter saying, Her Majesty would like to appoint you Knight Commander of the British Empire! It was just a completely overwhelming and exciting day.
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