Douglas MacArthur

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Name: Douglas MacArthur
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Vote early and often

General Douglas MacArthur warned us in the mid-to-late-1940s never to get involved in a land war in Asia. Democrat presidents Truman, Kennedy and Johnson didn’t follow his advice and Republicans stupidly signed on to the same madness.“’Stupid’ means one ... [Published Dodge County News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Powerless

This evening, for the first time in over 20 years, there’s a back-to-school night in which I have no direct stake. No bumbling through hidden corridors when the bell rings to change classes; no conscientiously taken notes of what teachers say during their ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Heritage Spotlight: Women's Equality Day

, to help stregnthen the men fighting during WWII. It was the first officially- recognized, women-only military unit. The efforts of those early women led to the almost complete integration of women in the military seen today. (Courtesy photo)633rd Air ... [Published Langley Air Force Base - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

The whole world is watching

Americans were shocked this month to see pictures of police — looking like, in the deft phrase of Doktor Zoom, Keystone Stormtroopers — threatening citizens with machine guns and tanks. Our grandparents or great-grandparents would not have been shock ... [Published Maui News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Gilbert: Move-In Day

Our daughter is headed off to college this fall. She recently received an email from a dean, which she forwarded to her mother and me. It deals with where she’ll be living, her various advisors, and, in a “closing note,” “Move-in Day.”The dean explains ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Spirit of pre-prohibition bar rises at Gershwin's

By Lorraine EatonThe Virginian-Pilot© August 18, 2014For a time, the Onyx was the talk of the town.Opened to great fanfare in 1894, the East Main Street establishment welcomed gentlemen to tipple right where Norfolk's city hall stands today. It boasted ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Paradox CEO: Hearts of Iron IV Fans Can Cosplay as Douglas MacArthur

The Chief Executive Officer of Paradox Interactive, Fredrik Wester, believes that games that want to win over fans need to have a clearly defined niche, a solid number of hardcore fans, and need to offer a way for the community to express its allegiance ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cebu AMCHAM celebrates Independence Day

It has been a tradition of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Cebu to throw a party to commemorate the US Independence Day from the Kingdom of Great Britain.This year, the well-respected civic club once again hosted the much-anticipated party ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

'The Taming of Douglas MacArthur'

The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur. Mark Perry. Basic Books. 416 pages. $29.99.In 1932, during a lunch in Albany, New York, with Rexford Tugwell, one of his economic advisors, New York Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt called ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Army Guard Officers Receive MacArthur Leadership Awards

Seven Army National Guardsmen were among 28 Army companygrade officers honored with the prestigious General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award at a Pentagon ceremony May 30.The award is presented annually to company grade officers who epitomize the values ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Man pulled over, kills himself in car

at 12:05 amA man who was pulled over by Albuquerque police around 8 p.m. Tuesday near Douglas MacArthur and San Mateo shot and killed himself before the officer — or officers — could even get out of the patrol car, according to an Albuquerque Police Department ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Hoisted from the Archives from Ten Years Ago: The Cincinnati: An Alternate History Book I Would Pay Good Money to Read...

Archive Entry From Brad DeLong's Webjournal:Alternate History: The Cincinnati: The Constitutional Convention essentially reproduced the late-eighteenth century division of power in the British government at the time: instead of King, Lords, and Commons ... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 06 2014]

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Although there was public opinion against women serving in the military, influential military leaders such as Gen. Douglas MacArthur said WAC's were "some of the best in the military" and described them as "dedicated, motivated and disciplined."

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Editorial: New sheriff in town brings his A-Team [Published Cleveland Banner - Aug 20 2014]
Vote early and often [Published Dodge County News - Aug 20 2014]
Powerless [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 20 2014]
Heritage Spotlight: Women's Equality Day [Published Langley Air Force Base - Aug 20 2014]
The whole world is watching [Published Maui News - Aug 19 2014]
Congressman Higgins Presents Sgt. Benjamin H. B... [Published Congressman Brian Higgins - Aug 18 2014]
Gilbert: Move-In Day [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 18 2014]
Spirit of pre-prohibition bar rises at Gershwin's [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 18 2014]
Posse Comitatus, Ferguson, Missouri, and Racial... [Published ZNet - Aug 17 2014]
Paradox CEO: Hearts of Iron IV Fans Can Cosplay... [Published Softpedia - Aug 16 2014]
Cebu AMCHAM celebrates Independence Day [Published Philippine Star - Aug 16 2014]
'The Taming of Douglas MacArthur' [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 16 2014]
August 15th, 1945 - VJ Day, and the end of an e... [Published Politics.ie - Aug 15 2014]
KATUSA celebrates 64th anniversary [Published Korea Times - Aug 15 2014]
Leyte holds first post-Yolanda festival [Published Philippine Star - Aug 15 2014]
At 102, Mr. Lebanon mam still giving back [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
Army Guard Officers Receive MacArthur Leadershi... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 14 2014]
Family: Fallen soldier would want peace [Published Appeal-Democrat.com - Aug 13 2014]
Man pulled over, kills himself in car [Published Albuquerque Journal - Aug 13 2014]
'Distraught' man pulled over by police shoots self [Published KOAT - Aug 13 2014]
Little Boy, big flash! [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 13 2014]
Everything Obama says about Iraq is wrong [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 12 2014]
Arthur Herman: Time to open the door to US-Japa... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 12 2014]
Japan Chair Platform: Japan’s Defense Policy: C... [Published CSIS: Publication Feed - Aug 12 2014]
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Japan Chair Platform: Japan’s Defense Policy: C... [Published CSIS: Publication Feed - Aug 12 2014]
 Although General Douglas MacArthur claimed that Prime Minister Kijuro Shidehara suggested a no war article in Japan’s new constitution, MacArthur himself provided guidance to his government section that the new document contain a prohibition of military ...
Remembering the Bonus Army — prefigurative poli... [Published Waging Nonviolence - Aug 07 2014]
by Kate Aronoff World War I veterans aboard a freight train headed to Washington, D.C. to join the Bonus Army. (Wikipedia) In the wake of an economic crisis, thousands of people fed up with an economy and a government dominated by big-money interests ...
Hoisted from the Archives from Ten Years Ago: T... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 06 2014]
Archive Entry From Brad DeLong's Webjournal:Alternate History: The Cincinnati: The Constitutional Convention essentially reproduced the late-eighteenth century division of power in the British government at the time: instead of King, Lords, and Commons ...
Hoisted from the Archives from Ten Years Ago: T... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 06 2014]
Archive Entry From Brad DeLong's Webjournal: Alternate History: The Cincinnati: The Constitutional Convention essentially reproduced the late-eighteenth century division of power in the British government at the time: instead of King, Lords, and ...
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. ...
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