Category Archives: History

History Will Be the Judge

     I don’t know that we’ll ever hearken back to this period in history as "The Good ol’ Days."  But maybe even more than after the Roosevelt administration in the 1930s, we’ll look back and realize that it might have … Continue reading

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Top This!

     For the year 2009, I believe the only event that could top this one would be landing a man (preferably me) on the planet Mars.  I think the last thing that President Bush should do before he leaves office … Continue reading

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Seventy-Nine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbK3RhCQoI8      Here’s an academic take on the financial crisis.  This is 58:19 long, so grab a break and a cup of coffee if you mean to watch this! [Update – Sorry, for some reason embedding it did not work this … Continue reading

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Something in Common

     Governor Palin and I have something in common:  She and I have both won second prize in a beauty contest!      It may have been a little tougher going for her!

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Before You Go

     This one gets me every time:  Tribute to the WWII generation.   

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Out With the Old, In With the New

     Happy New Year, everyone!

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Another Legend Gone

     Weltanschauung joins QandO in saying a final farewell to Adm Eugene B. Fluckey.  He was perhaps the most successful WWII submarine skipper.  His book Thunder Below was totally inspiring (even for an aspiring Air Force fighter pilot).  [Hat tip … Continue reading

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Roll The Stone Away

     It’s Independence Day! Happy Fourth of July.      If you get a chance, check out the National Archives website  [Hat tip to Cox & Forkum].  You can download images of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.   

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More Good Stuff from VDH

    If you’re not regularly reading Victor Davis Hanson, you’re letting some of the best commentary on the War on Terror pass by.  If you disagree with him, at least he makes you think.       Here’s some good thinking … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

    You know who you are!      I hope you had a great day! 

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