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World War II

The Iraq War 10 Years Later

March 20, 2013

On March 20, 2003, Operation Iraqi Freedom began.  The United States and Coalition forces sought to remove Saddam Hussein from power for (among other things) being in material breech of UN Security Council Resolution 1441.  Twenty-one days later Baghdad was taken and the regime was on the run.  Approximately eight years, eight months and three [...]

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Misguided Millennial Analysis

July 17, 2012

The Daily Beast has posted an article appearing in Newsweek that calls the Millennial generation “Generation Screwed,” going on for three pages about how the Millennial’s future prospects are pretty terrible:  sparse jobs, lots of college debt, little home ownership, delayed marriage, few children, tendency towards redistributionism, etc.  While I can’t argue with the realities [...]

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Japan Surrenders, 65 years later

August 15, 2010

August 15, 1945, was the date when the Japanese Emperor Hirohito took to the radio waves and for the first time ever the Japanese people heard their emperor’s voice.  The address was to tell them that the Potsdam Declaration was to be accepted and the the war with the Allies was over — World War [...]

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“History Calls” Olympia Snowe

October 13, 2009

Olympia Snowe decided today that she would give her Finance Committee vote to the monstrously inept Baucus Plan on health care (aka the Flaming Bag of Crap).  Here are some of her remarks: OK.  At this point, if this is where Olympia Snowe is politically, it gives great insight into her future votes.  “When history [...]

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Global Warming Gone Missing in New Jersey!

October 28, 2008

It snowed in New Jersey today.  We were supposed to get rain.  We did. However, the catch was that it got too cold to stay that way.  The transition started while one of my classes was taking a World War II test.  Anyone who’s ever been a kid knows that whenever it snows in school kids act like [...]

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Heil Obama!

July 24, 2008

As we know, Our Savior Barack Obama will be giving a much anticipated campaign speech today at 7pm local time in Berlin, Germany.  Not only will the locals be flipping a $786,000 tab for the non-President’s visit (how nice of him to let the Germans pay for his campaign bills), Hot Air picked up that the campaign’s chosen site [...]

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Bush Speech Irks Obama, Dems

May 15, 2008

President Bush was giving a speech to the Israeli Knesset commemorating the 60th birthday of Israel.  One of the most traumatic events in the history of the Jews and an integral part of the history of the state of Israel was the Holocaust, which only happened because of the horrors of World War II.  That war [...]

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