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The Massive Oil Plume Beneath Pearl Harbor Isn't New, But It Is Shocking

Pearl Harbor was once known as Oahu's "bread basket" because it was such an important fishing area, teeming with ocean life. But since the construction of the iconic U.S. military base, the pristine harbor has been marred by environmental...Show More Summary

The Idiotic Stonewall Is A Bigger Disaster Than Roland Emmerich's Actual Disaster Movies

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

1. Stonewall misses the point of the Stonewall riots in almost the exact same way that Pearl Harbor missed the point of Pearl Harbor. That’s not a comparison I make lightly. Pearl Harbor turned one of the most seminal moments in American history into the pretext for a lame story about two white schmucks fighting over a girl. Show More Summary

Ship Photos of the Day – USNS Mercy is Back in Pearl Harbor And Didn’t Hitting Anything This Time

Kidding. But seriously, the USNS Mercy arrived back in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday and did not hit anything as it passed the USS Arizona Memorial. The hospital ship arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in Hawaii after supporting Pacific...Show More Summary

Cooking the books

Here’s something to think about as we commemorate Sept. 11, 2001, an epic intelligence failure that led directly to the worst American defeat since Pearl Harbor. The current Democratic front-runner in the presidential sweepstakes, described as a liar by many American voters, conceivably faces indictment for mishandling top secret intelligence, the most prized category of […]

Why I Hope Our Youth Never Completely Understand Our Need to Remember Events Like September 11

When I was a little girl, my grandmother's generation commemorated the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor with somber ceremonies. I can still see her and her older friends sitting around her kitchen table, each recalling in vivid...Show More Summary

September 11 One Man's Recollection

There are things that tie this nation together, Pearl Harbor, Challenger, and 9/11 as it has come to be known. But now 14 years on, many people not directly affected by the great loss of life or living in New York at the time may have...Show More Summary

What happened on 9/11, 14 years ago today

It has been 14 years since September 11, 2001, the date of the deadliest attacks on US soil since the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in World War 2. Nearly 3,000 people died in the 9/11 attacks, which The New York Times declared the "worst and most audacious terror attack in American history." The nation is still working to move past the tragedy. Show More Summary

'Today is Pearl Harbor': 9/11 emails revealed

4 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A new batch of emails released this week reveals a closer look into the terror of the 9/11 attacks.

Still Roger Goodell After All These Years--But This One He's Skipping NFL Opener in New England

Like the guys in "Animal House" who arose to terrorize Faber College after Bluto reminded them of dark days like the Germans bombing Pearl Harbor, Roger Goodell hasn't given up the fight in Deflategate, in which yet another judge reversed yet another of his suspensions. Nor will Goodell give up his [...]

Pearl Harbor, 9-11, and the Vicious Evil of Conspiracy Theories

When Malcolm X gave his impassioned speech “God’s Judgement of White America,” he got exactly the reaction he was probably looking for. He delivered his oration on 4 December 1963 and it wasn’t the speech that garnered national attention. Show More Summary

Jefferson Davis Statue Removed In Texas, Confederate Monument’s Removal Compared To Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima

After the University of Texas at Austin had a Jefferson Davis statue removed, the Sons of Confederate Veterans promised to keep fighting to keep Texas Confederate monument sites intact. The organization has compared the removal of the Confederate statue to Pearl Harbor, and they promise that “Hiroshima is coming.” In a related report by the... Show More Summary

Virginia Shootings Hoax: Conspiracy Theorists Troll The Internet With Claims Of ‘False Flags’ And ‘Obama Wants Your Guns’

Conspiracy theories have been around as long as people have been able to communicate and have long thrived in the United States. U.S. conspiracy theories have included questioning the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Lincoln and Kennedy assassinations,...Show More Summary

VP Blutarsky

last monthHumor / odd : Snopes

FACT CHECK: Did Vice President Joe Biden say that the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?


WAS IT OVER WHEN THE POLISH ARMY DEFENDED PEARL HARBOR?! ‘Cringe-worthy’: DNC’s ‘support the troops’ website featured photo of foreign veterans. This wouldn’t happen under President Trump — oh wait.

This Japanese-American Took Over 1000 Photos During WWII While Drafted in the US Army

2 months agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

During World War II, 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry living in the United States we held in internment camps. But a select few who were drafted into the U.S. army before the bombing of Pearl Harbor and before America’s direct involvement, ended up serving in Allied forces, albeit in segregated regiments, on the battlefield of the European front. Show More Summary

In Hawaii, ceremonies at battleship Missouri to mark the end of World War II

The end of World War II is to be remembered in Hawaii at the ship where the Japanese surrendered 70 years ago, less than a month after atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Sources: Pearl, Encyclopedia Britannica. Photo of the battleship Arizona by the Associated Press....

Frederick Payne Jr., Marine Corps ace of World War II, dies at 104

One day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, Fritz Payne’s Marine unit headed to sea on the aircraft carrier Saratoga.Within a year, he flew into the elite ranks of American aces — fighter pilots who downed at least five enemy aircraft.Read full article >>

U.S., Japan mark end of World War II in Pearl Harbor ceremony

The mayors of Honolulu and Nagoaka, Japan - two cities linked by World War II - joined hundreds of people Saturday night to mark the 70th anniversary of the conflict's end by watching a spectacular 20-minute fireworks show

Daily 2 Cents: UFO Circled USS Anchor ARS-13 (1946) -- Fear of Cattle Mutilations in Chile -- Spirits of Haskell Park

UFO Circled USS Anchor ARS-13 (1946) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii & Guam: I am filing this report for my father who will be 90 years old in October 2015. My father served in the United States Navy in WW2 and was deployed on the USS Anchor ARS13 in 1946 as quarter master third class. Show More Summary

Decades After Pearl Harbor, a Mission to Honor ‘the Unknowns’ Gains Urgency

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

In an effort to identify sailors who died aboard the battleship Oklahoma, remains from 45 grave sites will be disinterred and taken to laboratories for analysis.

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