Posts Tagged: history

Traitor Trump Never Forget

January 6, 2021 It was never about the truth. It was never about justice. But it was all about Donald Trump’s agenda. And ego. And that is the truth. The truth is there must be accountability. “No one can place

Traitor Trump Never Forget

January 6, 2021 It was never about the truth. It was never about justice. But it was all about Donald Trump’s agenda. And ego. And that is the truth. The truth is there must be accountability. “No one can place

Pearl Harbor 80 Years Ago

From the Archives: December 7, 1941 Just as 9/11  is a marker for this current generation, and November 22 was for mine, Sunday, December 7, 1941, was a where-were-you-when-kind of day that was seared permanently in the memory of the

Pearl Harbor 80 Years Ago

From the Archives: December 7, 1941 Just as 9/11  is a marker for this current generation, and November 22 was for mine, Sunday, December 7, 1941, was a where-were-you-when-kind of day that was seared permanently in the memory of the

boy watching TV as Oswald shot

November 22, 1963 An Unforgettable Weekend

History was compressed into a single weekend that November of 1963. It was the weekend that never seemed to end, that began with a TV bulletin and ended with a burning flame flickering on TV screens across the nation. Like

boy watching TV as Oswald shot

November 22, 1963 An Unforgettable Weekend

History was compressed into a single weekend that November of 1963. It was the weekend that never seemed to end, that began with a TV bulletin and ended with a burning flame flickering on TV screens across the nation. Like

Big Birds, Big Bees, and Big Vaccines

Thanks to an oversize cartoon bee, everyone was buzzing about a new vaccine in the early 1960s. The Sabine type II oral polio vaccine helped a lot of children in 1962 in part due to the diligence of a happy

Big Birds, Big Bees, and Big Vaccines

Thanks to an oversize cartoon bee, everyone was buzzing about a new vaccine in the early 1960s. The Sabine type II oral polio vaccine helped a lot of children in 1962 in part due to the diligence of a happy

Who are the Real Crisis Actors in Our Democracy?

The only crisis actors during the Capitol insurrection were the domestic terrorists posing as patriots. The unthinkable crisis they created in our democracy was all too real. Worst Performance Shame on you Laura Ingraham. How dare you Tucker Carlson for

Who are the Real Crisis Actors in Our Democracy?

The only crisis actors during the Capitol insurrection were the domestic terrorists posing as patriots. The unthinkable crisis they created in our democracy was all too real. Worst Performance Shame on you Laura Ingraham. How dare you Tucker Carlson for

Electoral College History

A Comic Course on the Electoral College

The much-maligned Electoral College has finally scored some points. Boola Boola! Despite #BidenWillNeverBePresident trending on Twitter yesterday, all 538 electors voted decisively confirming Joe Biden as the nation’s next President and Kamala Harris as the next Vice President. It was

Electoral College History

A Comic Course on the Electoral College

The much-maligned Electoral College has finally scored some points. Boola Boola! Despite #BidenWillNeverBePresident trending on Twitter yesterday, all 538 electors voted decisively confirming Joe Biden as the nation’s next President and Kamala Harris as the next Vice President. It was

Times SQ Celebration 2020 1945

Americans Celebrating Victory WWII and 2020

The waiting had been agonizing. Rumors and intimations both good and bad were rampant.  The anxieties and melodrama made biding our time excruciating. Would we be victorious and vanquish an evil authoritarian once and for all? Tension was at a

Times SQ Celebration 2020 1945

Americans Celebrating Victory WWII and 2020

The waiting had been agonizing. Rumors and intimations both good and bad were rampant.  The anxieties and melodrama made biding our time excruciating. Would we be victorious and vanquish an evil authoritarian once and for all? Tension was at a

Amy Barrett Piano and Mother

Don’t Judge Me Because I Can’t Play the Piano

I never had piano lessons. Can’t tickle the ivories at all. Which now might very well disqualify me from sitting on the Supreme Court, my lack of law degree notwithstanding. That was my take away from the confirmation hearings for

Amy Barrett Piano and Mother

Don’t Judge Me Because I Can’t Play the Piano

I never had piano lessons. Can’t tickle the ivories at all. Which now might very well disqualify me from sitting on the Supreme Court, my lack of law degree notwithstanding. That was my take away from the confirmation hearings for

Fly Danger poster

Flies- The Fear Factor

  “Listen…..Do you hear it?” “Bzzzzzzz……It’s coming back……a buzzing creeping crawling nightmare of terror…..the return of the fly” That may have been the opening trailer in the 1959 Vincent Price movie Return of the Fly but it was a real-life

Fly Danger poster

Flies- The Fear Factor

  “Listen…..Do you hear it?” “Bzzzzzzz……It’s coming back……a buzzing creeping crawling nightmare of terror…..the return of the fly” That may have been the opening trailer in the 1959 Vincent Price movie Return of the Fly but it was a real-life

How Supermarkets Changed Us

  “Now That You’re Gone Never known such unhappiness Never thought it would be like this What will I do now that you’re gone?”   Like so many long term relationships, we took supermarkets for granted. It was bound to

How Supermarkets Changed Us

  “Now That You’re Gone Never known such unhappiness Never thought it would be like this What will I do now that you’re gone?”   Like so many long term relationships, we took supermarkets for granted. It was bound to