(Scott Johnson) FDR famously characterized December 7, 1941, as a date that would live in infamy because of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor that day. By the same token, Barack Obama’s willful attack on the Constitution marks today as a date that will live in infamy because of the president’s willful violation of the limits on his power. Show More Summary
The observance in the United States this week of Veterans Day, a federal holiday which honors those who have served in the American military, holds extra special meaning for the lives of those lost when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii during World War II. Show More Summary
When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, my grandfather was there to serve as a Captain in the Army. During the Vietnam War, my father also served in the Army and was sent overseas to be a stockade prison guard in nearby Thailand. Then there’s me. A man who did not carry the family tradition of Read More...
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, Trying to "fix" a sclerotic, inefficient state-cartel economy by boosting inflation--the ultimate goal of Japan's Monetary Pearl Harbor-- is a self-liquidating path to destruction.Show More Summary
I’ve been outspoken against the Global War OF Terror (GWOT) since it began directly after 9/11. I saw it for what it was, a “New Pearl Harbor” that enabled the neocons to implement their plan for a “New American Century”. Regardless the veracity of the GWOT, the emphasis on it has been way overblown as [...]
Brace yourselves, because the director of Bad Boys, Pearl Harbor, and the Transformers franchise might be taking on a Benghazi movie as a project. That's right, Michael Bay himself is reportedly in talks to direct a movie about the Benghazi attacks based on the book 13 Hours.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Honor Flight Austin, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing trips for veterans to visit their memorials in Washington, D.C., is focused on a special mission for the next few months: reaching out to any survivors...Show More Summary
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck were co-stars long before they were spouses. The pair appeared in the 2001 movie "Pearl Harbor" together before playing love interests in 2003's "Daredevil." But when did their relationship turn into more...Show More Summary
Starz announced today that its Emmy®-winning Original series “Black Sails,” executive produced by Michael Bay (Transformers, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor) and his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew For
By Zachary Frey Published: October 01st, 2014 Nobody is better at holding a grudge than America is. Oh, you disagree? We'll remember that, buddy. Put you right up there on the list with Pearl Harbor, the Iranian Hostage Crisis, and 9/11. We do not forget. Except for when we do. A fair number of
As our airmen, sailors, marines, soldiers and other military once again risk their lives on the ground in Iraq and in the skies and on the waters around Iraq and Syria, it is appropriate to remember those brave troops who died and survived on a fateful day almost 73 years ago, “a date that will [...]
As our airmen, sailors, marines, soldiers and other military once again risk their lives on the ground in Iraq and in the skies and on the waters around Iraq and Syria, it is appropriate to remember those brave troops who died and survived...Show More Summary
Dec. 7, 1941: An aide enters the Oval Office with grim news for President Barack Obama. “Mr. President, the Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor! We have sustained severe damage to
"Time flies, whether you're having fun or not." -Lynda Barry This thought has been haunting me lately as we approached the 13th anniversary of The Day That Changed Everything (for the worse). The stark images from the day itself, soShow More Summary
The “enormity” of December 7, 1941 still resonates for James Ellroy. It's an event that rippled through his home city of Los Angeles and is now at the core of his new novel, which uses the Pearl Harbor bombing as...
What was it Isoroku Yamamoto said after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor? “I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible
After first calling to mind to both Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 and the Titanic in April of 1912, Rev. William Cook, the exec. director of something called the Black Robe Regiment of Virginia (which he describes as "a...
When America entered World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, it did so fully, committing all of its assets. As the men stepped into battle across Europe and in the Pacific theater, women entered the workforce, occupying the roles of their husbands, brothers, and sons. Show More Summary
US Department of Defense informs of placement of contracts for Chesapeake Bay dredging, dry-docking of USS Pearl Harbor, and charter of surface escort vessels. Details as follows: 1.
1. The benefits of early work experience are declining, especially for men. 2. Interview with Pete Best, who is happy and still alive. 3. 38 maps of the global economy. 4. How the Japanese messed up Pearl Harbor. 5. Very good (and complex) FT Alphaville post on long-term unemployment this time around; “…about 10 per […]