Category Archives: History

V-J Day – Victory over Japan

August 15, 1945, was the day that Japan made their official announcement of surrender. This is a bit confusing, because that was actually August 14 in the United States! August 15 is the official V-J Day for the UK. Advertisements

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General Discussion, Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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President Trump Phones Governor Calvo of Guam

A friendly conversation between the President and the Governor – supporting one another. Guam is a United States territory in the Western Pacific Ocean. It passed from Spain to the USA in accordance with the Treaty of Paris following the … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton on the Virtues of North Korean Nuclear Deal

“The United States and international inspectors will carefully monitor North Korea to make sure it keeps its commitments. Only as it does so will North Korea fully join the community of nations.” — William Jefferson Clinton, 21 October 1994 “Before … Continue reading

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General Discussion, Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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General Discussion, Tuesday, August 1, 2017

 

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A Message to Republicans: Do What You Can

I received an email from Mr. Newt the other day, and thought you might like to read it too. For the last several months, I have tried to understand what is not working with the new Republican team. The GOP-led … Continue reading

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