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  • Obama Apology May Follow Kerry Hiroshima Visit

    04/15/2016 8:46:58 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 42 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 15, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    On April 11, John Kerry became the first Secretary of State to pay his respects to at Hiroshimas memorial to those who died when the atomic bomb was dropped on that city on August 6, 1945. That event, and the dropping of a second atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki on August 9, brought a victorious and rapid end to World War II, and a Japanese surrender 6 days after Nagasaki, saving potentially millions of casualties on both sides if the U.S. had been forced to invade the Japanese home islands. Kerrys statement during the visit, as reported by...
  • After 95 years, a Navy ship lost at sea with all hands is finally discovered

    03/23/2016 1:25:55 PM PDT · by NRx · 91 replies
    WaPo ^ | 03-23-2016 | Michael E. Ruane
    The USS Conestoga left the Navy yard at Mare Island, Calif., on Good Friday, 1921, bound for Pearl Harbor, with a complement of 56 sailors. It cleared the Golden Gate at 3:25 p.m. and steamed into the Gulf of the Farallones in heavy seas. Conestoga was a rugged oceangoing tug that had once hauled coal barges for a Pennsylvania railroad. But 17 years after its launch in Baltimore, it had undergone hard use and had a reputation as a wet boat, one that shipped water easily. At 4 p.m. that day, as the San Francisco light ship recorded big waves...
  • Cancer Did What WWII Could Not, Last Surviving Rewmember of U.S.S. Oklahoma Passes Away

    03/21/2016 11:56:59 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    KFOR ^ | MARCH 21, 2016 | MARCH 21, 2016
    A World War II veteran who was the last surviving member of the U.S.S. Oklahoma has passed away at the age of 94. Lewis Jacob Egnatovich was on board the U.S.S. Oklahoma when the Japanese Fleet bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. In all, 429 of his fellow shipmates were killed in the attack. He was just 20-years-old at the time of the attack. On Friday, March 18, Lou died peacefully at the age of 94, cancer did what WWII could not do, his obituary reads. He was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Lou was...
  • Secretive U.S. Navy Submarine Went on a Dangerous Mission

    02/15/2016 10:18:21 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 41 replies
    War is Boring ^ | February 15, 2016 | Joseph Trevithick
    Secretive U.S. Navy Submarine Went on a Dangerous Mission Clues suggest spying in 'extremely hazardous' waters On Jan. 20, 2013, the Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Jimmy Carter left her home port in Bangor, Washington. Less than two months later, the submarine appeared at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii for repairs. It was all quite mysterious. During her time at sea, we don’t know where Jimmy Carter was or what her crew of nearly 150 were precisely doing. The Seawolf class is one of the most secretive weapons in America’s arsenal, and information about the Navy’s “Silent Service” is difficult to discover...
  • The Sinking of the SS Cynthia Olson

    12/08/2015 8:43:22 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 11 replies
    west-point.org ^ | 11 November 2011 | Bill McWilliams
    SUNDAY IN HELL: PEARL HARBOR MINUTE BY MINUTE [....] The Sinking of the SS Cynthia Olson [....] The day before sending the SOS, the Cynthia Olson, captained by Merchant Marine Master Berthel Carlsen, was 300 miles off San Francisco, under way at 10 knots, when unknown to her crew, the Japanese submarine I-26, submerged at periscope depth and searching for potential targets, spotted and began tracking her. Commander Minoru Yokota, captain of the I-26, had been ordered to accompany I-10 in reconnoitering the Aleutians, then after 5 December, to deploy to a point between San Francisco and Hawaii to report...
  • Let Us Renew Our Resolve To Be A People Of “Righteous Might”

    12/08/2015 5:57:23 AM PST · by Isara · 2 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 12/07/15
    HOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz released the following statement on the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor:On December 7, 1941, a quiet Sunday morning, an ordinary day of rest became a "Day of Infamy." A day that took more than 2,000 of our service members and citizens. A day that set aflame Pearl Harbor. A day that ended any hope that the United States could avoid entering the carnage of World War II.Americans rose courageously against the threat to our freedom. President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared war on Japan the very next day - before Congress, he spoke for...
  • LIVE: Donald Trump Speaking at Pearl Harbor Day Rally

    12/07/2015 3:53:38 PM PST · by JoeSeales · 84 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 12-7-15 | Donald Trump
    Donald Trump about to speak LIVE now at Pearl Harbor Day rally in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Could be BIG. Live Streams (post any others): http://rsbn.tv/watch-live-donald-trump-holds-rally-in-mount-pleasant-sc-12-7-15/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TC_vQaePIK4 abcnews.go.com shift.msnbc.com
  • What the newspapers might have looked like if Obama was president during Pearl Harbor...

    12/07/2015 2:19:44 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 28 replies
    American Irony ^ | 12-7-15 | The Looking Spoon
    This graphic from The People's Cube reminded me of this mock newspaper I created 2 or three years back now...with each passing year Obama and the left have made it more and more accurate.
  • Pearl Harbor: Tora, Tora, Tora: True Story of Pearl Harbor [2000]

    12/07/2015 2:01:46 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | YouTube May 18, 2015 | History Channel
    The History Channel presents Pearl Harbor. The Definitive documentary of the day that will forever live in infamy.
  • “Does anyone remember Pearl Harbor? WMass veterans recall ‘date that will live in infamy’”

    12/07/2015 9:00:24 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 32 replies
    Cynthia Simison has written a first rate story of Pearl Harbor, gathering information from two 93 yr old survivors of the Japanese attack. CiR has reprinted a portion of Ms Simison’s article and included a link to the remainder. Read and remember the events of this deadly day in America’s history as related by men who lived it. There can be no better lesson in the importance of anticipating the villainy of our enemies rather than reacting to it. “Remember Pearl Harbor. Keep America alert.” For a generation of Americans, they were words by which they, and their children, lived....
  • 74 years after Pearl Harbor, a new attack keeps unfolding

    12/07/2015 7:26:52 AM PST · by hemogoblin · 14 replies
    Christian Action Network ^ | 12/07/2015 | Alec Rooney
    So, it's Pearl Harbor Day. You know what that is, right? It's when we commemorate how Americans forced non-white American people into camps, after irrational mass paranoia that drove white people into hysterical rage against people who didn't look like us. Of course it was all caused by a militaristic country on the other side of the Pacific, which decided it needed to take out the U.S. Pacific Fleet if it wanted to continue growing its empire. Their early-morning air attack destroyed many naval vessels and an airfield, killed nearly 2,400 U.S. servicemen, and woke Americans up to a whole...
  • December 7 is the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor (with bonus Monty Python)

    12/07/2015 6:48:58 AM PST · by harpygoddess · 38 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 12/07/2015 | HarpyGoddess
    Today is the anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, which brought the United States into World War II. The meticulously planned and devastatingly successful operation was launched from six aircraft carriers and their escorts, which had managed to penetrate to within 200 miles of Oahu without being discovered. Of the eight American battleships in port that day, four were sunk or destroyed, and nine other warships were sunk or severely damaged. Over 2,400 U.S. servicemen lost their lives, including 2.000 sailors, most of whom perished on the USS Arizona (BB-39). The only bright...
  • A Day of Infamy

    Early in the afternoon of December 7, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his chief foreign policy aide, Harry Hopkins, were interrupted by a telephone call from Secretary of War Henry Stimson and told that the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor. At about 5:00 p.m., following meetings with his military advisers, the President calmly and decisively dictated to his secretary, Grace Tully, a request to Congress for a declaration of war. He had composed the speech in his head after deciding on a brief, uncomplicated appeal to the people of the United States rather than a thorough recitation of Japanese...
  • If Obama had been President for Pearl Harbor

    12/06/2015 5:43:36 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 24, 2015 | theronniebuss
    What if FDR's speech after Pearl Harbor was given using Obama's attitude?
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ 07 December 2015

    12/06/2015 5:07:28 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 107 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ On Sunday, December 7th, 1941 the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the U.S. Forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. By planning his attack on a Sunday, the Japanese commander Admiral Nagumo, hoped to catch the entire fleet in port. As luck would have it, the Aircraft Carriers and one of the Battleships were not in port. (The USS Enterprise was returning from Wake Island, where it had just delivered some aircraft. The USS Lexington was ferrying aircraft to Midway, and the USS Saratoga and USS...
  • Pearl Harbor Clash The Untold Story History Channel Documentary 2013

    12/06/2015 3:24:05 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sep 28, 2013 | History Channel
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II.
  • Five Things You Don’t Know: Pearl Harbor

    12/06/2015 2:08:37 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 46 replies
    YouTube ^ | Dec 2, 2015 | Military.com
    In honor of the Pearl Harbor anniversary, we look at some interesting facts related to the “date which will live in infamy”. Hosted by Benari Poulten, a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserve and veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Pearl Harbor 70 Years Later

    12/06/2015 1:56:31 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 13, 2011 | Phyllis Hamilton
    Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial
  • Kudos to Fox Sports for the Pearl Harbor Pre-Game

    12/06/2015 10:04:31 AM PST · by JennysCool · 12 replies
    12/6/15
    Just a quick vanity for those who would like to express their appreciation for Fox's Pearl Harbor pre-game show. Very respectful, and very well-done, I thought. The veterans were great and inspiring, and the panel was terrific as usual.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor | World War II History Documentary in Color

    12/06/2015 6:30:30 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | YouTube Mar 27, 2015 | Discovery Channel
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II. The attack was intended as a preventive action in order to keep the U.S. Pacific Fleet from interfering with military actions the Empire of Japan was planning in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States. There were simultaneous Japanese attacks on the U.S.-held...
  • The World That Pearl Harbor Created is Coming to An End

    12/04/2015 10:12:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 4, 2015 | Scott Rasmussen
    In my youth, Dec. 7 was always a big deal, as we remembered Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Today, most of those alive on that fateful day in 1941 are no longer with us, and the collective memory of the event has faded. Subsequent generations have other powerful dates to remember. Nov. 22, the day President Kennedy was assassinated, loomed large in the lives of Baby Boomers. More recently, Sept. 11 has become the day we must never forget. This is the natural course of history moving on. In a generation or two, even Sept. 11 will become just...
  • When Enemies Infiltrated the White House ( Harry Dexter White and fellow travelers )

    10/21/2015 10:30:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | March 10, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    How a Soviet mole in FDR's inner circle triggered Pearl Harbor and its dire relevancy to our conflict today. ... On December 7, 1941, 353 Japanese aircraft delivered a shocking blow .. Nearly seven years later, Harry Dexter White, a senior official in the Roosevelt Administration, appeared to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities . Numerous witnesses, including Whittaker Chambers and Elizabeth Bentley, had implicated White in involvement with the Communist Party and the Soviet Union. ... Harry Dexter White, a Harvard PhD and Assistant Treasury Secretary, had played a major role in creating the World Bank...
  • WWII hero, last of two surviving Doolittle Raiders, turns 100 on Labor Day

    09/05/2015 3:50:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 5, 2015 | Kellan Howell
    Richard E. Cole On Monday, one of the last two surviving members of the WWII Doolitte Raiders will celebrate his 100th birthday. As one of the original Doolittle Raiders, retired Lt. Col. Richard Coledefied all the odds in what was considered a suicide mission to bomb Japan in 1942. Mr. Cole was co-pilot for Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle, who led 16 B-25 bombers on the mission that is considered an event that changed the nations morale following the devastating attack on Pearl harbor. He was one of 80 fighters who volunteered for the dangerous, top-secret mission. The Raiders planned...
  • Outreach to the Shinto Community-what if Roosevelt treated Pearl Harbor Like we did 9/11?

    08/16/2015 6:09:07 PM PDT · by wtd · 2 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | August 16, 2015 | VladTepes/BaronBodissey
    Outreach to the Shinto CommunityHow did President Bushs response to 9-11 in 2001 compare with the words and actions of President Roosevelt after Pearl Harbor sixty years earlier? As it happens, the reactions of the two presidents were surprisingly similar within their contemporaneous context. Vlad Tepes has ferreted out some rare footage from old newsreel archives that shows the longer version of FDRs address to Congress on the day after the surprise attack by Japan. The first part of the presidents speech will be familiar to most readers, but the rest of his address is not as well known:...
  • 2 of Oldest Known Pearl Harbor Survivors Reunite 74 Years Later

    07/04/2015 10:07:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | 7/3 | Matt Rascon
    Ray Chavez, 103, and Jim Downing, 102, both served 74 years ago in Pearl Harbor and shared memories for the first time at a reunion in San Diego on July 3, 2015Two of Pearl Harbor's oldest known survivors, veterans Ray Chavez, 103, and Jim Downing, 102, share an unbreakable bond. The two met for the first time Friday, sharing the same eyewitness moments and deep memories of the horrific, surprise attack on Pearl Harbor 74 years ago. Still, for Downing, most of what happened is just as clear as if it were last week. Downing, who lives in Colorado Springs,...
  • The New World Map

    06/18/2015 4:27:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 18, 2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Adolf Hitler started World War II by attacking Poland on September 1, 1939. Nazi Germany moved only after it had already remilitarized the Rhineland, absorbed Austria and dismantled Czechoslovakia. Before the outbreak of the war, Hitler's new Third Reich had created the largest German-speaking nation in European history. Well before the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese government had redrawn the map of Asia and the Pacific. Japan had occupied or annexed Indochina, Korea, Manchuria and Taiwan, in addition to swaths of coastal China. Attacking Hawaii, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia was merely the logical 1941 follow-up...
  • First USS Oklahoma Remains Exhumed

    06/11/2015 9:43:00 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    KFOR ^ | JUNE 10, 2015 | M.DELATORRE
    The Defense Department announced in April that the remains of up to nearly 400 unaccounted for service members tied to the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor will be exhumed. That process began on Monday. This was the first set of remains from the USS Oklahoma to be disinterred, said Jim Horton, the director of the Punchbowl cemetery. Disinterment ceremonies were held when the bones of Korean War veterans were exhumed for identification. Now, hundreds who served on USS Oklahoma during World War II may also be identified. The attacked happened at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. But many bodies...
  • Tours on USS Arizona Memorial Suspended After Ship Hits Dock

    05/27/2015 8:23:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | 5/27 | Audrey McAvoy
    The National Park Service says tours on the USS Arizona Memorial are suspended after a vessel struck and damaged the memorial's dock. Spokeswoman Abby Wines said Wednesday that boats are taking visitors to a spot near the memorial where they may view it from a distance, but visitors are not being taken on it. Wines says the ramp and handrails connecting the dock to the memorial are mangled. Park service and Navy divers are expected to assess the damage from underwater Wednesday. The incident occurred when the hospital ship USNS Mercy and a civilian tugboat contracted by the Navy were...
  • Imagine If Obama Gave FDR's Pearl Harbor Speech

    02/20/2015 8:32:39 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 36 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | February 20, 2015 | Yehuda Remer
    One of the most famous speeches in American history is the one given by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked, in which he said: Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy The United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by the naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The United States was at peace with that nation, and at the solicitation of Japan, was still in conversation with its government and its Emperor. Imagine if Obama gave that speech that rallied a nation into World...
  • December 7, 2014: Hillarys Day of Infamy

    12/09/2014 6:49:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 9, 2014 | Ken Blackwell
    Editor's note: Bob Morrison coauthored this column.  President Franklin D. Roosevelt appeared before a joint session of Congress on this day in 1941. Looking stern and resolute, the President wore a black armband, as if to memorialize the thousands of U.S. sailors, Marines, Army and Coast Guard personnel who had been killed and wounded the day before in a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. The President stood before the hushed Members of Congress and spoke these words of determination and strength: Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly...
  • Pearl Harbor survivor brings Vikings fans to their feet

    12/08/2014 7:21:16 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 12-7-14 | Brian Murphy
    Richard Thill survived Pearl Harbor and waited 73 years for an ovation many of his comrades would never hear. So a stubbornly long New York Jets drive and icy wind at TCF Bank Stadium could not ruin his moment. The Vikings salute military veterans during the first television timeout of the second quarter each home game. Thill was a special honoree Sunday, Dec. 7 -- a solemn anniversary in U.S. history, one he hopes never fades from memory. The 91-year-old St. Paul native was introduced with a video tribute that included an interview and familiar black-and-white newsreels that showed the...
  • On Pearl Harbor Day, Boston Globe Says US Should Hero-Worship Community Organizers, Not GIs

    12/07/2014 9:34:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 7, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    December 7th is a day that most Americans take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform as they look back on the Japanese surprise attack on the naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on that date in 1941. Not the Boston Globe which published an anti-military screed by columnist Stephen Kinzer on the 73rd anniversary of the attack entitled, Joining the Military Doesnt Make You a Hero Kinzer decries American society in 2014 treating troopers and veterans as heroes. While Kinzer gives a perfunctory nod to soldiers who perform above and beyond...
  • Pearl Harbor Reunion, 2014

    12/07/2014 2:33:08 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/07/14 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    The Greatest Generation With each passing year, the reunion number is dwindling. The Pearl Harbor survivors are over 90 years old, and the members of that group that got together today in Hawaii numbered a little more than a dozen. Today marks the 73rd Anniversary of the attack against Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, during which 2,400 sailors, Marines, and soldiers were killed. Some have called the reunion of the USS Arizona Reunion Association the last gathering of USS Arizona survivors, but the gathering doesnt see this meeting as the last one, just yet. The USS Arizona was a battleship that was...
  • Unforgettable Photos From The Attack On Pearl Harbor, 73 Years Ago Today

    12/07/2014 10:20:41 AM PST · by PROCON · 54 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | Dec. 7, 2014 | Amanda Macias
    December 7, 1941 began as a perfect Sunday morning for the troops serving the US fleet at Pearl Harbor. Under a early morning South Pacific sun, softball teams were lining up on the beach. Pitchers warmed up their arms, while batting rosters were finalized and the wives and kids came over from seaside church services.
  • Pearl Harbor and the Day of the Lord

    12/07/2014 5:51:55 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 10 replies
    IFB ^ | 12/7
    Today (December 7th) marks the 73rd year anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor naval base. How sad that this date - which would live in infamy - has been nearly forgotten by toady's American population and especially our youth. Tragically it has been the successful revision of our American history by the Left and the evils of it that has made us weak and vulnerable to a present day "Pearl Harbor" of EXPONENTIAL proportions (Rev. 6). To set the stage for 1941, tensions were high between Tokyo and Washington. Japan had been flexing its military muscle through out China...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Pearl Harbor ~ 07 December 2014

    12/06/2014 5:00:08 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 107 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ On Sunday, December 7th, 1941 the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the U.S. Forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. By planning his attack on a Sunday, the Japanese commander Admiral Nagumo, hoped to catch the entire fleet in port. As luck would have it, the Aircraft Carriers and one of the Battleships were not in port. (The USS Enterprise was returning from Wake Island, where it had just delivered some aircraft. The USS Lexington was ferrying aircraft to Midway, and the USS Saratoga and USS...
  • Pearl Harbor Countdown, Admiral James O. Richardson

    12/06/2014 4:51:05 PM PST · by Jacquerie · 70 replies
    Amazon ^ | June 25th 2008 | Skipper Steely
    Adm. James Richardson strongly disagreed about permanently docking navy ships in Pearl Harbor, believing that the Japanese would feel threatened by the proximity of America's Pacific fleet and organize a preemptory attack. With their exposed and isolated location, the ships would be vulnerable to any such aggression. He also recognized that the navy did not have the manpower to fight a war in the Pacific in 1940. He relayed these concerns to all who would listen and protested the decision to politicians in Washington. In response, Pres. Franklin Delano Roosevelt relieved Richardson of his command. This biography covers Richardson's life...
  • Miller's Model: A Solution for Ferguson

    12/02/2014 4:37:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 2, 2014 | Chuck Norris
    For days, nearly every news media outlet has been consumed with the Ferguson fallout. From coast to coast, pundits and populations have been debating the efficacy of justice and demonstrations. But maybe a true solution for Ferguson -- and every other social skirmish like it -- can only be found in changing the narrative. I think I found it -- or him -- at Pearl Harbor, and just in time for its 73rd anniversary. You know the history. On a quiet Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on U.S. military bases on the Hawaiian island of...
  • ALAS, BABYLON, Post your "post-attack" conditions of YOUR CITY here. Thread 01

    09/11/2001 12:33:38 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 131 replies · 1,553+ views
    AP, UPI, CNN, Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS, BBC ^ | 11 SEP 01 (PEARL HARBOR PART 2) | DCBRYAN1
    Post your conditions or noticable behavior of your city officials here. Little Rock-
  • CNN Poll: Rand Paul goes where his father never went

    03/16/2014 10:38:49 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | 16 Mar 2014
    Washington (CNN) - Rand Paul has done something his father never did - top the list of potential Republican presidential candidates in a national poll. According to a new CNN/ORC International survey, 16% of Republicans and independents who lean toward the GOP say they would be likely to support the senator from Kentucky for the 2016 nomination. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee, garnered 15%, with longtime Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who's considering another bid for the White House, at 11%. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate, is the only other...
  • Rand Pauls Hostile Takeover of the Republican Party Is Getting More Hostile

    04/10/2014 9:52:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | April 10, 2014 | Jonathan Chait
    Republicans, I come in peace.Until very recently, Rand Pauls project of insinuating himself comfortably within the Republican Party, and positioning himself as a plausible presidential nominee, had gone along with remarkable ease. Yes, the author of his campaign book turned out to be an unreconstructed neo-Confederate. That was a speed bump. (Who among us has not entrusted the explication of his worldview to a man who has cheered on the assassination of President Lincoln?) Paul had staged a masterful piece of political theater with his marathon Senate speech denouncing the Obama administrations drone policy. He has assembled a top-tier campaign...
  • Rand Paul: America Partly To Blame For Pearl Harbor, World War II

    03/31/2014 8:24:21 AM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 129 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 03/31/2014 | Caleb Howe
    At the Washington Post, Jennifer Rubin this weekend highlighted a video of Rand Paul speaking in 2012 about sanctions on Iran. In it, Paul disparages the notion of use of force, and for some reason claims the United States was partly to blame for World War II! There are times when sanctions have made it worse. I mean, there are times .. leading up to World War II we cut off trade with Japan. That probably caused Japan to react angrily. We also had a blockade on Germany after World War I, which may have encouraged them some of...
  • Why Rand Paul is Wrong to Blame the US for Pearl Harbor

    04/01/2014 8:08:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/01/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    The views in the video aren’t surprising. CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO They’re the views of Ron and Rand Paul and their intellectual milieu which believes that most wars are set up by banks. According to them, the US need not have gotten involved in WW2. “There are times when sanctions have made it worse. I mean, there are times .. leading up to World War II we cut off trade with Japan. That probably caused Japan to react angrily. We also had a blockade on Germany after World War I, which may have encouraged them … some...
  • Rand Paul blames America- Partly To Blame For Pearl Harbor, World War II

    03/31/2014 11:04:32 AM PDT · by gwgn02 · 134 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 2012 | Jennifer Rubin
    At the Washington Post, Jennifer Rubin this weekend highlighted a video of Rand Paul speaking in 2012 about sanctions on Iran. In it, Paul disparages the notion of use of force, and for some reason claims the United States was partly to blame for World War II! There are times when sanctions have made it worse. I mean, there are times .. leading up to World War II we cut off trade with Japan. That probably caused Japan to react angrily. We also had a blockade on Germany after World War I, which may have encouraged them some of...
  • NBC New Years Eve Mocks Pearl Harbor Survivors As Only Able to Chew SpaghettiOs

    01/01/2014 10:47:00 AM PST · by Nachum · 35 replies
    newsbusters ^ | 1/1/14 | Noel Sheppard
    On Pearl Harbor Day, Campbells got in a lot of trouble when it tweeted out a picture of its SpaghettiOs mascot holding an American flag and asking people to "take a moment to remember #PearlHarbor with us." On NBCs New Years Eve with Carson Daly, actress and comedienne Natasha Leggero disgustingly joked, It sucks that the only survivors of Pearl Harbor are being mocked by the only food they can still chew (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • Murphy's apologizes for offensive Pearl Harbor sign

    12/08/2013 7:56:52 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | December 8, 2013 | Paul Sullivan
    A Wrigleyville bar involved in the dispute with the Cubs over Wrigley Field renovations apologized Saturday for an offensive sign on its marquee making light of the Pearl Harbor tragedy. Murphy's Bleachers tried to lure customers into the bar Saturday with a marquee that read: "Remember Pearl Harbor With Bombs and Kamikazes."
  • Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941: Major victory for Japan

    12/08/2013 3:25:13 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 47 replies
    communities.washingtontimes ^ | December 6, 2013 | Dennis Jamison
    The sinister surprise attack against the naval base at Pearl Harbor by the Japanese Imperial Military is recognized by historians as one of the most successful sneak attacks in military history. While many Americans initially thought the Empire of Japan intended to attack the United States mainland Californians along the coastal areas felt especially vulnerable the real targets were in Southeast Asia: Hong Kong, Siam, Malaya, Thailand, and the Philippines, as the first of many. The attack upon the naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, shocked America and the world. While Americans were still reeling,...
  • December 7: Then And Now Rearmament Versus Moral Disarmament

    12/07/2013 1:11:32 PM PST · by massmike · 8 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 12/07/2013 | Don Feder
    What's really remarkable about December 7, 1941 isn't that we got sucker-punched by the Empire of Japan but how rapidly we recovered and why. Coming out of the worst depression in our history (in 1940, unemployment was still 17%), we fought a global war on two fronts, against the world's strongest military powers (fueled by fanaticism and plotting war for almost a decade) and won, becoming the dominant power on the planet in the process. And we did it all in three years and eight month after Pearl Harbor. It's all the more remarkable when you consider how far we...
  • What If Pearl Harbor Happened Today...

    12/07/2013 10:41:47 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 44 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 12-7-13 | The Looking Spoon
    Well...it did happen today, I mean today today...instead of 1941.See the original paper I worked with on this post here.
  • Remember Pearl Harbor

    12/07/2013 7:54:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 7, 2013 | Paul Greenberg
    Some memories never fade, and shouldn't. The news, like the attack, came out of the blue. So did an email I got relaying an old-timer's memories of that day, a day that would live in infamy. His daughter up in Connecticut was kind enough to relay them to me down here in Arkansas. Why me? Because, she explained, "I recently came across your 2011 article about remembering Pearl Harbor. The article prompted a discussion with my father, who related his memory of December 7th. Thanks to your article, our family has the following first-hand account of the day." And...