In my mind the decisive battle of World War II was D-Day and today is the 79th anniversary of the landing on the beaches of Normandy. Nazi Germany was trying to destroy democracy anywhere it existed on the globe certainly including in America. The Nazis wanted to replace democracy with right wing authoritarianism. The clearest threat to American democracy today is the American radical right wing which has largely taken over the Republican party. I think it’s most potent attack on democracy was thwarted last week. But we are far from out of the woods and I’d like to briefly explore that topic today.
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.
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.
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
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!