Posts Tagged ‘ history ’

“Doc” B-29 soars to flight while society crashes

July 24, 2016
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“Doc” B-29 soars to flight while society crashes

It was a Sunday summer morn as perfect as I remembered them. A fire orange sun rising above the low ground haze on its way to join the cloud dotted blue sky that only Kansas in July can produce. I was driving north on I 35 towards Wichita, “the air capital of the world”,...

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VE Day: They forged our future years ago

May 8, 2016
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VE Day:  They forged our future years ago

Three and a half years earlier, Thanksgiving dinner was still two weeks away.  A month later America was at war and they had no idea if this day would even come.  Some had been in for the entirety, signing up the day after Pearl Harbor, others came along a few weeks later as they...

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Tubman on the $20? Correct, isn’t always political

April 24, 2016
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Tubman on the $20?  Correct, isn’t always political

The beauty of our modern calendar is not so much in the static dates we use to plan our lives and countdown the days, but in what lies behind them: An endless river of memories and recollections, within its banks the ebb and flow of humanity itself; Each date a cache of historical treasure...

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Scalia: Hypocrisy eclipses history

February 21, 2016
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Scalia:  Hypocrisy eclipses history

Whether it’s just scratching the surface or drilling down to its deepest depths, there is but one word at the core of American politics:  Hypocrisy.  It cares not for political party, is as catchable as the common cold and from the most powerful of the D.C. elite down to the local councilman, no one...

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Remember them one, remember them all Pearl Harbor 2015

December 6, 2015
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Remember them one, remember them all  Pearl Harbor 2015

Tomorrow’s weather forecast for Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7th, 2015, calls for mostly sunny skies, high of 83F, with easterly winds at a gentle 5 to 10 mph.   Sunrise at 6:57am, sunset at 5:50pm.  An almost identical forecast to the one far less sophisticated meteorologists distributed 74 years ago. But what the forecasters of...

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Kennedy’s strength overshadows Obama’s weakness

October 18, 2015
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Kennedy’s strength overshadows Obama’s weakness

The numbers are in, the pundits have spoken, the spin has been spun. The first Democrat debate of the 2016 election cycle is now history. To the glassy eyed base of today’s Democrat party it was nirvana; “free” everything and all of it paid for by “the rich”. Santa Claus was a chump compared...

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