"Then we walked a short distance to the American Cemetery. It is on land a grateful France granted to the United States for use in perpetuity. The Stars and Stripes flies over this cathedral of the dead. We turned our gaze to the grave markers, row upon row upon row, as far...
"Jonah Goldberg has a piece where he argues that comparisons between Iraq and WWII are off base, because the casualties in WWII were so much greater. Like all Goldberg pieces, he begins with a valid point -- which he uses as an excuse to take a romp into Crazytown. He's like...
"In his speech at the Canadian War Museum to kick off Veterans week Stephen Harper engaged in historical revisionism par excellance. First he praised and quoted the only Quebecois to support the First World War. An Anglo compradore; Talbot Papineau. "
"Today is the anniversary of Kristallnacht, the night in 1938 when German Nazis coordinated a nationwide attack on Jewish homes, businesses, and synagogues. It's generally considered the official beginning of the...
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"Stop Paying For The Secularization of America
by Jay on 10-13-05 @ 12:01 am Filed under ACLU
It happens somewhere in America almost everyday. Some small school, city counsel or County Courthouse gets sued. Perhaps your town has a historical monument to honor the dead from...
" Even as top congressional Republicans were protecting Mark Foley from exposure for soliciting teen pages, they were simultaneously helping Japan cover up its past record of institutionalized rape and sexual enslavement of Asian women. The Japanese cause was greatly aided by...
"The right in Canada has picked up on the issue of dual citizenship. Of course with most right wing approaches to issues, it appears on the surface to seem a reasonable response to an emergining issue, in this case brought on by the crisis in Lebanon this summer. But...
George Bush's grandfather, the late US senator Prescott Bush, was a director and shareholder of companies that profited from their involvement with the financial backers of Nazi Germany.The Guardian has obtained...
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October 16, 1941 - After meeting FDR, Secretary of War Henry Stimson
wrote: "We face the delicate question of the diplomatic fencing to be
done so as to be sure Japan is put into the wrong and makes the first
bad move -- overt move." On November 25, 1941 - After
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"I want you to know that your government has no information which it
has any thought of withholding from you.... You are, I believe, the
most enlightened and best informed people in all the world." President Franklin D. Roosevelt. September 1939.
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June 8, 2001 :: It doesn't matter how many times you prove it. Wait
five years and you have to prove it all over again. Take Pearl Harbor.
The fact that FDR knew the Japanese were going to attack is something
that should now be solid American history.
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June 6, 2001::Robert Ogg had been in Naval Intelligence during the war.
Ogg had detected the presence of a Japanese task force working its way
toward Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. The Japanese force had been
under radio silence. But the silence had been broken on a number...
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A code clerk at the U.S. embassy in London discovered secret dispatches
between Roosevelt and Churchill. These revealed that FDR, despite
contrary campaign promises, was determined to engage America in the
war. He smuggled some of the documents out of the embassy, hoping...
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