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LISTEN: The Niihau Incident

18 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

What happens when a Japanese fighter pilot crash-lands on a remote Hawaiian island after the attack on Pearl Harbor? Read the rest

13 Hours Trailer: Michael Bay's Benghazi Thriller Looks Intense

In 2001, Michael Bay made a film about an important moment in American history, and Pearl Harbor was the result of those actions. A film as infamous as its inspiration, it convinced people that Bay couldn't do subtle or reverent if his life depended on it. Show More Summary

13 Hours Red Band Trailer: Michael Bay Depicts Another American Tragedy

This looks a lot more serious, if not yet surely better than Pearl Harbor "13 Hours Red Band Trailer: Michael Bay Depicts Another American Tragedy" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. It is not intended to be reproduced on other websites. Show More Summary

US military exhumes remains of unidentified victims of Pearl Harbor attack

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The remains of unidentified members of the U.S. military killed in the sinking of the USS Oklahoma during Japan’s World War Two attack on Pearl Harbor were exhumed in Hawaii on Monday in a bid to identify them, the Department of Defense said. Five caskets draped in U.S. flags containing the...

Christian Pastor Says Marriage Equality is Worse Than 9/11

What would you include on a list of the "greatest attacks of terror on America"? Maybe 9/11? Pearl Harbor?Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in California says you're all wrong. Those attacks were nothing compared to what's on his list:

Playing Politics With Tragedy: Kathryn Steinle's Death and the Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities

by Alisa Wellek and Ghita Schwarz Exploiting tragedies has always been smart politics for demagogues seeking to promote their political agenda. From Pearl Harbor to 9/11, cynical politicians have fanned the flames of racism, fear, and...Show More Summary

FUNDAMENTALLY TRANSFORMED: Michael Walsh writes that when America was attacked by Imperial Japan at …

FUNDAMENTALLY TRANSFORMED: Michael Walsh writes that when America was attacked by Imperial Japan at Pearl Harbor, FDR vowed that “we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost, but will make very certain that this form of treachery shall never endanger us again.” In telling contrast, Walsh writes, “in response to the latest Muslim atrocity, […]

Economic Sanctions Cause War, Not Peace: Some Lessons From FDR's Embargo Against Japan

Submitted by Roberts Higgs of The indepedent Institute via Contra Corner blog, Ask a typical American how the United States got into World War II, and he will almost certainly tell you that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and the Americans fought back. Show More Summary

As I start medical school, I’m inspired by Dr. James Lyons

Dr. James Lyons graduated from the University of Michigan’s Medical School in 1942, just a few months after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As our country swung into a state of all-out war against the Axis powers, many newly minted MDs were assigned specialties by the government instead of being able […]

Twitter's Ugly World Cup Response: 'Pearl Harbor'

Shortly after the USA's win over Japan in the Women's World Cup last night, Twitter fans exchanged jubilation and sportsmanship for something much darker: mentions of Pearl Harbor. Several soccer fans suggested the 5-2 victory was a form of payback for the 1941 attack during World War II, reports the...

WTF of the Day: People Were Tweeting About Pearl Harbor During the Women’s World Cup Final

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Daily What

On Sunday night, the United States beat Japan 5-2, claiming victory for the third time in history in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. “It doesn’t feel real. We just made history,” said midfielder Carli Lloyd. Many people took to Twitter to congratulate the team and rejoice in their win. Show More Summary

Deleted Comments Of The Week: Was It Over When The Jews Bombed Pearl Harbor?

Hey, Kids, hope you enjoyed both your Fourth of July and your Independence Day, seeing as how this was one of those years where they fall on the same day. Yr Wonkette had a nice day off and hardly blowed up anything at all that didn’t need ‘splodin’. Show More Summary

'Pearl Harbor' trends on Twitter after U.S. soccer victory over Japan

(Reuters) - The Twitterverse lit up with references to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after the 5-2 U.S. victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup championship match but other Twitter users called those comments offensiv...

"Pearl Harbor" Trending on Twitter. This Is Why the U.S. Can't Have Nice Things.

4 weeks agoSports : Slate: Sports

After the United States ran off to a 4-0 lead over Japan in the Women's World Cup final on Sunday, some game-related keywords started to trend on Twitter demonstrating the nationwide interest the U.S. women’s national team had captured. Show More Summary

This Week in God, 6.27.15

The religious right was not pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality. But only one leader compared the ruling to 9/11 - and Pearl Harbor.

Genius Conservative Compares Gay Marriage to 9/11, Pearl Harbor

So, you're a conservative and you're upset that every state is going to be forced to be nice to gay people, so you take to Twitter to share your outrage and you reach for a simile; not just any simile but, like, a good simile. One that has a strong tradition and is emotionally evocative and will let everyone know you mean business. Show More Summary

Don’t Blame the Victim

Of course (of course!) lawmakers and headlines are referring to the Office of Personnel Management hack as a “cyber Pearl Harbor.” What we do best in the aftermath of a cybersecurity incident is analogize it to something else, preferably something deadly, in catastrophic language. Show More Summary

The U.S. Army Had a Beard Contest In 1941, and These Are the Entries

In 1941, just months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, the men at Fort Stotsenburg in the Philippines had a beard contest. “The Unwritten Record,” a blog run by The National Archives, wrote about the recent find, saying the charming footage was “nestled among shots of city streets and training exercises.” Read more...

Space Based Space Surveillance: Follow On Needed

SBSS Constellation(click to view larger) In January 2001, a commission headed by then US Defense Secretary-designate Donald Rumsfeld warned about a possible “space Pearl Harbor” in which a potential enemy would launch a surprise attack against US-based military space assets, disabling them. Show More Summary

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