Of the Day

Random thoughts as they come to mind inspired by the insanity at the time.

USS Yorktown a testament to American spirit

May 24, 2020
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USS Yorktown a testament to American spirit

On this date in the spring of 1942 the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown was still three days away from completing her eighteen day voyage from her station in the Battle of Coral Sea to the dry dock awaiting her at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. While the Coral Sea engagement was a strategic victory for the...

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Pennsylvania 18: First step or more of the same?

March 18, 2018
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According to those who go through life with their noses cocked at a permanent 45 degrees upward to avoid having to look upon us “deplorables”he’s the quintessential Republican candidate. Young white male, lean and handsome. Law and order former prosecutor, marine corps veteran, religious man personally against abortion, agrees with President Trump’s tariffs on...

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Simply put: Parkland is on us.

February 25, 2018
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The discussion to lower the voting age in the United States from 21 to 18 began during World War II, re-emerged during the Korean War and came to a head with Vietnam. The idea was simple enough: if you were old enough for the government to draft you into fighting a war, you were...

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In a harbor called Pearl two grand ships guard the past

December 4, 2016
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In a harbor called Pearl two grand ships guard the past

The keel of BB-39 was laid down in the Brooklyn Navy Yard on March 16, 1914, four months before the beginning of what we now refer to as World War I and more than three years before the United States would at last enter that “Great War” on April 6, 1917. Ironic by today’s...

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Trump v Obama on Castro death, it’s Trump hands down.

November 27, 2016
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Trump v Obama on Castro death, it’s Trump hands down.

It is no secret that today’s Democrat party would be unrecognizable to its former standard bearers, JFK, Truman and FDR. Imagine the party of today that literally works overtime to remove any mention of God from the public square putting up with FDR taking to the radio on June 6th, 1944 with the following...

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Violence doth not a protest make: Soros and the anti-Trump riots

November 20, 2016
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Violence doth not a protest make:  Soros and the anti-Trump riots

A prayer for the protester; Election 2016: The Soros is my master; I shall not think He maketh me to lie down in public streets: he leadeth me beside violent acts. He restoreth my iphone, he leadeth me in the paths of anarchy for his name’s sake. Yea though I whine through the valley...

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