81 years ago today the United States experienced a sneak attack on its naval base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii. The next day Congress declared war on the perpetrators. December 7, 1941 wasn’t the last time that the United States was blatantly attacked; but December 8, 1941 was the last time it declared war on the perpetrator of said attack. While I won’t diminish my respect for the rank and file of the Greatest Generation, their leaders weren’t up to the standards of the masses and today it’s even worse. It will be worth your time to read on!
Sunday the news that Bob Dole passed away broke. Remembering a comment that I made in the run up to the 2020 presidential election my thought was, “the GOP don’t run ‘em like that anymore”. The grammar leaves a lot to be desired but I don’t think I’m alone in that core thought.
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
It’s Labor Day 2020 today and like seemingly everything else this year it feels strange. Let’s explore. Continue reading Labor Day 2020
Of late the Kavanaugh nomination has sucked all the political oxygen out of the room and for now I’ve said all I care to say about it. Therefore I have the opportunity to focus on something else. Political predictions are almost as perilous as athletic ones. With that in mind here I go. Continue reading A Look Ahead: WTLD