Category Archives: World War II

June 6, 1944 – The Sea Was White-Crested and Angry

June 6, 1944: D-Day Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, Operation Overlord, the biggest seaborne invasion in history, marking the start of the liberation of France, and beginning the final phase of WWII in Europe. Around 150,000 troops … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom Day: A Humanist Activist Mystic Christian Philosopher

Religious Freedom Day was established on January 16th by the U.S. Congress in 1992. It celebrates the enactment in 1786 of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, written by Thomas Jefferson, who asked that his tombstone recognize that he was … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER 1, 1939 – a poem by W. H. Auden

W. H. Auden (1907-1973) was born in York, England; Anglo-American poet, playwright, essayist, and literary critic; known for his stylistic and technical abilities, as well as his wide range of themes, including politics, morality, love, and religion. He moved to … Continue reading

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My Only Ticket Out – Poems by Mitsuye Yamada

The internment of thousands of Japanese Americans during WWII is a dark stain on United States history. There were people who spoke out against it even at the time, including First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, but the attack on Pearl Harbor … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power, Japan, and Korea

By Terry Welshans By the mid-1930s most nations with an interest in such things, were trying to understand how nuclear energy worked. Physicists in Germany, Denmark, Hungary, Japan, England, and the United States were writing and reading scientific papers on … Continue reading

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Stephen Miller: demography sans democracy

  By ann summers Stephen “dont call me Space Cowboy Maurice” Miller has shrewdly used his time to feather his own WH nest by controlling immigration policy while his noisier counterpart Steve Bannon was fighting with everybody else. One can … Continue reading

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The ‘many sides’, of the RWNJs’ phantom enemies

By ann summers YouTube Video The only reason for an American to hold a Nazi flag is if it has been captured in battle. pic.twitter.com/g44h8PSZyd — Senor O (@TKOastIsBack) August 12, 2017 Like Joe McCarthy’s ‘reds under your bed’, the … Continue reading

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President Bannon and his orange sidekick Leeroy Jenkins gives a Polish speech

By ann summers 40 people dressed in Trump masks and suits rolling into the surf. The world despises the unhinged traitorous & ignorant Trump. pic.twitter.com/mqP1xJvmsv — RiotWomenn (@riotwomennn) July 8, 2017 Ever the self-promoter, Trump’s speech crafted no doubt by … Continue reading

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Will the Democratic party recuperate from Late Capitalism’s biggest joke

  By ann summers Because you voted for Trump and regret it doesn’t mean you should disavow politics in the future and there may be hope for some transformational movement and/or candidates. Assuming you believe in an emancipatory left, you’ve stuck it … Continue reading

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Lord Dampnut praises his own invidious motivations and “incompetent malevolence” with a tweet… SAD!

  By ann summers   You read that correctly: The President of the United States was tweeting approvingly an article describing his motivations as “invidious” and describing his actions using the phrase “incompetent malevolence.” Orange Gazbag’s apparently so stupid that … Continue reading

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