Recent Posts

Posted in Foreign Affairs History Human Interest

The Great War and the Armistice

On this day in 1918, and specifically at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, the Great War ends. At 5…

Continue Reading... The Great War and the Armistice
Posted in Impeachment Politics

Michael Bloomberg Tosses His Hat Into the Ring

I’m not quite sure what to make of Micheal Bloomberg’s decision to run for the Democratic nomination – and I’m assuming that he wouldn’t have…

Continue Reading... Michael Bloomberg Tosses His Hat Into the Ring
Posted in History Human Interest

The SS Edmund Fitzgerald and Gitche Gumee

On this day in 1975, American Great Lakes ore freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald sinks in a gale-force Lake Superior storm, losing all 29 hands aboard….

Continue Reading... The SS Edmund Fitzgerald and Gitche Gumee
Posted in Foreign Affairs History Human Interest

Opening the Berlin Wall

On this day in 1989, East German officials opened the Berlin Wall, allowing travel from East to West Berlin. Within hours celebrating Germans, nicknamed Mauerspechte…

Continue Reading... Opening the Berlin Wall
Posted in Election 2020 Elections

Lessons to be Learned from JFK v. Nixon

On this day in 1960, US Navy combat veteran John F. Kennedy becomes the youngest man and first Catholic ever to be elected president of…

Continue Reading... Lessons to be Learned from JFK v. Nixon
Posted in Election 2020 Elections Politics

Takeaways From Tuesday’s Democratic Gains

No matter how you slice it, Tuesday’s election results were good news for Democrats. A statehouse pickup in Kentucky, an entire legislature flipping in Virginia…

Continue Reading... Takeaways From Tuesday’s Democratic Gains