Tag Archives: D-Day

Yes, There Is A Slippery Slope

Today is the 78th anniversary of D-Day. In many ways that event was the most important event of the 20th century in that it was the beginning of the end of the second world war. With those heroes in mind, many of whom died that day defending democracy, I would like to dispel the right wing myth of the slippery slope in regards to guns. There is a slippery slope in American politics which is much more dangerous but it has nothing to do with guns.

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A New D-Day?

Thursday this site was down most of the day. There is a technological “food chain” that brings these words to your device’s screen. Almost all of it is above my pay grade and certainly my technical knowledge. Today is the 77th anniversary of D-Day which was effectively the beginning of the end of World War II. In the following I will endeavor to bring these things together while exploring three major challenges in contemporary America.

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I’m Too Young Only Because Of Them

Two dates jump off the calendar for me: June 6th and December 7th.  They are commonly known as D-Day and Pearl Harbor Day.  Today is the 79th anniversary of the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor and in reality so much more.  Let’s explore.  Continue reading I’m Too Young Only Because Of Them

October 2019; What A Month!

Since this is my first “live blogging” article in nearly two weeks and it is a Sunday you have every right to anticipate a review of the biggest American political story of that time period. There was certainly no shortage of material! Well, today’s article is going to be much different but far from disappointing. Let’s explore. Continue reading October 2019; What A Month!

Why Isn’t Today A National Holiday?

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day which was the beginning of the end for the Nazis and their allies. It is the primary reason so many people across the world enjoy the lives they have today. To me it is the second most significant date in American history. Why isn’t it a national holiday?     Continue reading Why Isn’t Today A National Holiday?