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Remembering U.S. History On August 6 and August 9 In 2017

On August 6, 1945, President Harry Truman ordered the deployment of an atomic bomb against the city of Hiroshima in Japan.  On August 9, 1945, President Truman ordered the deployment of a second atomic bomb against the city of Nagasaki in Japan.  … Continue reading

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Quote From President Trump’s Inaugural Address

” … Today’s ceremony, however, has very special meaning.  Because today we are not merely transferring power from one Administration to another… but we are transferring power from Washington, D.C. and giving it back to you, the American People.” R. … Continue reading

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Why I Like Donald Trump – Part 1

The probability that I will vote for Donald Trump is about 99%. If I do vote for Donald Trump for President, it will be the first time in 44 years that I have voted for a major party candidate for … Continue reading

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The Republican Convention of July 18, 2016

George Santayana stated: ” Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” With Santayana’s thought in mind, lets take a look at the Republican Convention on July 18 to July 21, 2016.  Here are a few of … Continue reading

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The 2016 Presidential Election and The Electoral College

In the United States the electoral college is the institution that elects the president and vice president every four years.  Americans do not vote directly for a candidate.  Voters vote for intermediaries called “electors” who vote for the presidential and … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 41

   I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona.  It says: ” Here lies Jack Williams.  He done his damnedest.”  I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.    Harry S. Truman

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Those Who Do Not Learn From History Are Doomed To Repeat It

   ” Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”  George Santayna    The War ended in Europe when Nazi Germany signed an instrument of surrender on 8 May 1945.  The United States, the United Kingdom, … Continue reading

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Bush’s Decision Points

   President George W. Bush’s book titled: DECISION POINTS is in bookstores everywhere and on bookshelves in public libraries across the United States.  This is Bush’s attempt to rewrite history.  The sad thing is that some readers may believe that … Continue reading

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