Posted in History Human Interest

McCarthyism Dies with Barely a Breath

On this day in 1954, Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) is firmly rebuffed and eventually finished by courtly U.S. Army general counsel Joseph Welch on national…

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Posted in Foreign Affairs History

USS Liberty and the Six Day War

On this day in 1967, the largely unarmed American Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, is robustly attacked by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft…

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Posted in Politics

Why Isn’t Kamala Harris Doing Better In the Polls?

The news that Elizabeth Warren has finally hit double digits in a recent poll has apparently been interpreted by many Democratic pollsters as a sign…

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Posted in History Human Interest Politics

Bobby Kennedy: the Day That Will Live in Infamy

On this day in 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY) is fatally wounded by a gun shot to the head following his victory in the…

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Posted in History Military

Miracle at Dunkirk Imperils Britain

On this day in 1940, Operation Dynamo, universally known as the Miracle at Dunkirk, comes to an official close; nearly a quarter-million Allied troops were…

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Posted in Politics The Courts

Mueller To Congress: You’re Up

Robert Mueller finally broke his silence. The Special Counsel, who for the last two years has been as vocal as a mime, decided it was…

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