Douglas MacArthur

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Name: Douglas MacArthur
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Our freedoms are in jeopardy

What does the Fourth of July really mean to you? Do you know,or even care, about what we are celebrating. Or is it just a great day for a party and a parade? Every time you shoot off one of those bottle rockets, do you think about the freedoms we enjoy ... [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - 6 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

This Whale of a Flying Boat Used to Fight Nazis, Now It Fights Fires

General Douglas MacArthur once famously quipped, "Old soldiers never die; they just fade away." Obsolete military equipment should be so lucky. While most outdated systems are simply scrapped, a lucky few find new purpose after their time in service—like ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Let’s not pick a dumbest president and say we did

By Danny TyreeIs someone out there picturing Abe Lincoln with a dunce cap instead of a stovepipe hat?In a bulletin headlined “Survey: Who Is Our Dumbest President?,” the Drudge Retort website gleefully revealed that YouGov recently queried its visitors ... [Published San Marcos Daily Record - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

ATOMIC BOMBS THAT SAVED OUR WORLD

Lou MarcianoThere are not many of us left who experienced the end of World War II, During the devastating years from 1941-1945 more than fifteen And one half million Americans were in the uniforms of the United States. Today fewer than one million of ... [Published The Federal Hill Gazette - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

‘Yolanda’ czar is no American Caesar

Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Secretary Panfilo Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Secretary Panfilo Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON MANILA, Philippines–The challenge ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Carl Willers, Vice president

What high school/college did you attend, and what did you study?Delran High School & Greensboro College, Economics and MarketingWhat community organizations to you spend time on/with?YMCA & United WayWhat single characteristic do you feel every leader ... [Published Burlington County Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sorry, Hillary, Russia Reset Never Worked

Politics  and history  are beset by mythology. In the netherworld of AmericaÂs political subconscious, John F. Kennedy had nothing to do with starting the Vietnam War; Reagan never backed down from terrorism, least of all in Beirut; and the Cold War ... [Published RealClearWorld - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Today in labor history: Army attacks protesting veterans in D.C.

, General Douglas MacArthur, assisted by Major Dwight D. Eisenhower, led troops in burning to the ground a shantytown built near the U.S. Capitol by unemployed veterans.The shantytown was built by thousands of unemployed WWI veterans, camping there to ... [Published People's World - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Today in history: 50,000 more troops are ordered to Vietnam

: As British troops moved up the Chesapeake Bay, an angry crowd gathered outside the President's House, warning James and Dolley Madison that they would be prevented from fleeing Washington if they attempted to do so. There had been rumors that Madison ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

1948 and 2014

http://www.youtube.com/...In 1948, the 80th Congress passed 906 bills, President Truman called them  the "Donothing Congress."As of the last week of July 2014, Slate magazine says 15 bills have been passed so farby this Congress. George Bush signed that ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 26, 2014

Today is Saturday, July 26, the 207th day of 2016, with 158 to follow.The moon is new. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars and Saturn.Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include artist ... [Published UPI - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

New Owners Restoring Elegant Villa

IN 1890 John Ferguson built this elegant villa, originally namedKillin, for daughter Catherine and son-in-law solicitor SydneyJones.After various other owners, it was bought by solicitor Hugh Grantin the 1920s.During the Second World War, Killin was home ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 26 2014]

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Our freedoms are in jeopardy [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - 6 hours ago]
War on History TV18 and Nat Geo [Published Agencyfaqs! - 15 hours ago]
Friendship Fire Company in Alexandria celebrate... [Published Washington Times - 18 hours ago]
This Whale of a Flying Boat Used to Fight Nazis... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
Let’s not pick a dumbest president and say we did [Published San Marcos Daily Record - Jul 31 2014]
ATOMIC BOMBS THAT SAVED OUR WORLD [Published The Federal Hill Gazette - Jul 31 2014]
George Jonas: When to go to war [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 30 2014]
Carl Willers, Vice president [Published Burlington County Times - Jul 30 2014]
‘Yolanda’ czar is no American Caesar [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 29 2014]
Sorry, Hillary, Russia Reset Never Worked [Published RealClearWorld - Jul 28 2014]
Today in labor history: Army attacks protesting... [Published People's World - Jul 28 2014]
Today in history: 50,000 more troops are ordere... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
S. Korea, US Mark 61st Anniv. of Korean War Arm... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 28 2014]
1948 and 2014 [Published Daily Kos - Jul 28 2014]
Can You Guess Who Said That? [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Jul 27 2014]
Sorry, Hillary: The Russian ‘Reset’ Never Worked [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 27 2014]
Tampa monument honors Korean War vets [Published Tampa Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 26, 2014 [Published UPI - Jul 26 2014]
Fisher, Ruth Eileen [Published Herald & Review - Jul 26 2014]
New Owners Restoring Elegant Villa [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 26 2014]
SHOWBIZ: Wars that shaped the world [Published New Straits Times - Jul 26 2014]
No need for Sherlock to solve homes history [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
JOHN WOLF: My World War II experiences in Phili... [Published NWI Times - Jul 25 2014]
The Purple Heart: A short history [Published Foxboro Reporter - Jul 25 2014]
Korean War described as ‘police action’ by Truman [Published Fort Bliss Bugle - Jul 24 2014]
An homage to unsung heroes [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 24 2014]
Column: Let's not pick a dumbest president and ... [Published Oneida Daily Dispatch - Jul 24 2014]
Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Staff Sergeant... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 22 2014]
Storytelling [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 22 2014]
The Bonus Marchers Anniversary and Veterans in ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 22 2014]
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George Jonas: When to go to war [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 30 2014]
No one has a good word for war, but few can resist engaging in it. When statesmen meet to negotiate peace, war is generally “on the table.” Nothing is as unpopular as war, yet war is a universal alternative to all other means of conflict resolution. ...
The Dangers of Waging War by Proxy [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 21 2014]
Christopher A. Preble The shocking destruction of Malyasian Airlines MH17 is merely the latest in a string of cases in which irresponsible and unaccountable proxies have brought shame and international condemnation down upon the heads of their foreign ...
Clothes and Your Personal Branding [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Jul 14 2014]
As they say, clothes don’t make the man but they do make a difference. Of course, there is the argument that clothes do make the man because naked people have little influence in our society. Quite frankly, clothes are the least important part ...
JS Kunisaki Arrives in Tacloban for Pacific Par... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 07 2014]
TACLOBAN, Philippines (NNS) — The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian, Malaysian and Japanese personnel, arrived in Tacloban July 4 as part of Pacific Partnership 2014 (PP14). ...
What a Difference a Century Makes: The U.S. Was... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 07 2014]
Today, as  Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi,  USMC, languishes in a Mexican prison for a fourth month—he was arrested on minor charges on March 31—many Americans are frustrated by the Obama administration’s obvious lack of concern.   Yet it doesn’t have ...
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