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Should we invite her in, Wisdom proves a most dutiful senior partner. Are you shocked at academics who’ve just discovered descendants of slave owners and the enslaved are still waging war, or ...
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 01:53 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
After hearing that Sony Pictures backed down and cancelled the premier of The Interview, I thought about the quote from the groundbreaking reporter, Edward R. Morrow, who during the 50's Communist ...
by mondaymedia
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 12:09 AM PST with 2 Recommends
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by aoeu
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 01:30 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Today is Sunday, Dec 7th 2014. Sunday, Dec 7th, 1941 was 73 years ago, today. On that day, one of the most brutal wars in human history began. It included the murder and torture of hostages by ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 12:44 PM PST with 7 Recommends
December 7, 1941 A good day to remember that the war was finished with the dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki - specifically on top of the Mitsubishi-Urakami Torpedo Works and the Mitsubishi ...
by TheDarkPeasant
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 08:35 AM PST with 0 Recommends
And it's a Sunday.
by Quabbin
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 09:11 AM PST with 48 Recommends
It is a Sunday morning in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The rows of battleships anchored off Ford Island are quiet, much of the crew barely awake. Suddenly a wave of carrier-launched airplanes screams over ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 74 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 01:10 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
The Obama Administration didn't only not prosecute Bush Administration war crimes, they squashed Spain's attempt to prosecute them and represented Rumsfeld in court against torture charges. The ...
by Limpbaugh
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jun 21, 2014 at 04:32 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
RT " @RubenBolling : Funny enough, INNER HIVE is my nickname for Tom the Dancing Bug's subscription service. Members get the comic ...
by RubenBolling
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
In 1983 I began a tour of duty as Executive Officer (XO) and second in command of Naval Station Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The command consisted of about 600 sailors, 500 civil service civilians,
by corwinabell
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 11:12 PM PST with 21 Recommends
December 7, 1941: A survivor of the attack on the battleship West Virginia is pulled aboard a rescue craft. Amazingly, West Virgina was raised, refitted and would later take part in operations ...
by journeyman
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 01:59 PM PST with 17 Recommends
A tactical surprise followed by tactical and strategic failure. Land based aircraft were mostly destroyed on the ground. The US aircraft carriers were not in port. The fuel tanks and the machine ...
by aoeu
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 01:00 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I remember where I was and what I was doing shortly after one o'clock in the afternoon on December 7, 1941. My dad called me in to where he and a couple of his friends were sitting by the huge ...
by Otteray Scribe
Comment Count 38 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 02:42 PM PST with 112 Recommends
Today, I raise a glass to director John Ford, the person most responsible for my Doctorate in American Studies. Then I raise my middle finger to him. Ford has us hard wired, even now. His ...
by nolagrl
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 01:23 AM PST with 6 Recommends
There has never been any doubt on my mind of how much that day in December 7, 1941 has affected my life and memories. On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese air force of its Impiral ...
by Ole Texan
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Dec 06, 2013 at 09:50 AM PST with 39 Recommends
So the Democrats have two Lt. Governors named John running for Senator Max Baucus' (D. MT). The first one is current Lt. Governor John Walsh (D. MT) and the second one is former Lt. Governor John ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 09:42 AM PST with 7 Recommends
For the Japanese side, there is the fundamental horrible irony that the action was such a tactical success and such a strategic blunder. They snuck a large fleet right up to our main naval base, ...
by organicus
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 12:57 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
WWII Propaganda Poster What if we declared war on our fossil fuel dependency and waged a WWII type effort to wean ourselves off of its use and transform our economy to a non-polluting , renewable ...
by John Crapper
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 63 Recommends
(Sunday. Two days removed from the December 7 Sunday observed as Pearl Harbor Day. So let's try this one.) ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ After ...
by blueness
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 12:58 AM PST with 13 Recommends
The Attack on Pearl Harbor I was five years old old. The Depression was behind us but it and WWII shaped my life. I have vivid memories from the newsreels. My mom took me to the movies often. I ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 04:44 PM PST with 7 Recommends