Tag Archives: Japan

On This Day in 1945, Japanese Surrender Ends World War II

Representatives of Japan wait on the deck of the USS Missouri prior to signing surrender documents.

Today is the anniversary of the Japanese Surrender, an event that Obama views from the point of view of America’s enemy (natch). From History.com: By the summer of 1945, the defeat of Japan was a foregone conclusion. The Japanese navy and air force were destroyed. The Allied naval blockade of Japan and intensive bombing of Japanese cities had left the country ...

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Obama’s Approach to Foreign Policy in a Dangerous World: Speak Softly And Carry A … Wet Noodle? … J. D. Longstreet

Speak Softly And Carry A … Wet Noodle? A Commentary by J. D. Longstreet ******************************* I must tell you — I am embarrassed by our President. I mean red-faced embarrassment. Obama is proving to be the empty suit we warned he was back in 2008.  That doesn’t make me feel any better … being right, I mean.  In fact, it ...

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Never Forget: December 7, 1941-A Day That Will Live in Infamy

In an age when it seems that many people respond to any mention of historical events with blank looks, and the really annoying “I don’t know about that. I wasn’t born yet,” as if the world began at the all-important moment of one individual’s birth, it’s important to mention that today is the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. ...

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Pearl Harbor Still Resonates 71 Years Later

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I’ll never forget our visit to Pearl Harbor. That visit was memorable in every way, not only because it was our first trip to Hawaii. Of course, we would go at least once a year if we could get US taxpayers to pay for it like certain families, but that’s another story. Still, one aspect of that visit to Pearl ...

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