Posts Tagged: War

American Casualties of COVID

This Memorial Day is unlike any we have experienced in our lifetime. For one group of Americans, this Memorial Day means temporarily giving up cherished holiday rituals. For them there will be no beaches, back yard barbecues, or blockbuster movies.

American Casualties of COVID

This Memorial Day is unlike any we have experienced in our lifetime. For one group of Americans, this Memorial Day means temporarily giving up cherished holiday rituals. For them there will be no beaches, back yard barbecues, or blockbuster movies.

art work collage sally edelstein

War, What is it Good For?

    This past weekend the world trembled and spoke out in anger. Thousands of people gathered for more than 80 anti-war protests across the nation and the world. I think of our young men and women who will soon

art work collage sally edelstein

War, What is it Good For?

    This past weekend the world trembled and spoke out in anger. Thousands of people gathered for more than 80 anti-war protests across the nation and the world. I think of our young men and women who will soon

Trump’s Fractured History

No, the Kurds did not help us in Normandy, but who can forget their brave heroics at the Bowling Green Massacre? The Kurds fought courageously in Kentucky. Yes, it won’t be long before Kellyane Conway waxes poetic thinking of the

Trump’s Fractured History

No, the Kurds did not help us in Normandy, but who can forget their brave heroics at the Bowling Green Massacre? The Kurds fought courageously in Kentucky. Yes, it won’t be long before Kellyane Conway waxes poetic thinking of the

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Claus for a Cause

Just as both sides in a war claim God on their side, so WWII American’s enlisted Santa to help fight their battle. This 1944 ad for Interwoven Socks should be filed under vintage advertising we are not likely to see

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Claus for a Cause

Just as both sides in a war claim God on their side, so WWII American’s enlisted Santa to help fight their battle. This 1944 ad for Interwoven Socks should be filed under vintage advertising we are not likely to see

Living History-Civil War Centennial and the Civil Rights Movement

My Mad Men era childhood vacations were often spent visiting the past. On weekends and school holidays I traipsed through countless creaky old historical houses of men who helped make America great, curiously observed colonial cobblers and blacksmiths hard at

Living History-Civil War Centennial and the Civil Rights Movement

My Mad Men era childhood vacations were often spent visiting the past. On weekends and school holidays I traipsed through countless creaky old historical houses of men who helped make America great, curiously observed colonial cobblers and blacksmiths hard at

vintage Peter Meter

For Trump, Sizes Always Matters

We all know size matters to Donald Trump. Did  we really expect Trump to pick a small bomb? Now that they’ve dropped the Mother of All Bombs in Afghanistan , is anyone convinced he’s more a shower than a grower?

vintage Peter Meter

For Trump, Sizes Always Matters

We all know size matters to Donald Trump. Did  we really expect Trump to pick a small bomb? Now that they’ve dropped the Mother of All Bombs in Afghanistan , is anyone convinced he’s more a shower than a grower?

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

vintage illustration WWII Soldier prison camp

Our Tortured Past

The torture was brutal- beatings, water boarding, deprivation and death. When the truth was revealed we were shocked. During WWII the Japanese treatment of POW was barbaric. When the truth was revealed, a rightly so public was outraged  at the

vintage illustration WWII Soldier prison camp

Our Tortured Past

The torture was brutal- beatings, water boarding, deprivation and death. When the truth was revealed we were shocked. During WWII the Japanese treatment of POW was barbaric. When the truth was revealed, a rightly so public was outraged  at the

Teddy Roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt Empire Builder

America has a long history of flexing our formidable global muscles, confident that our take charge performance, and American ways would be gladly received wherever we went. If the American Century began in earnest in post war America it had

Teddy Roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt Empire Builder

America has a long history of flexing our formidable global muscles, confident that our take charge performance, and American ways would be gladly received wherever we went. If the American Century began in earnest in post war America it had

Vintage illustration mother and child anti war

Mothers Day For Peace

Mothers Day once had more to do with guns than roses. After the carnage of the Civil War, Mothers Day was started as a protest by women who had lost their sons Calling for a day for women to promote

Vintage illustration mother and child anti war

Mothers Day For Peace

Mothers Day once had more to do with guns than roses. After the carnage of the Civil War, Mothers Day was started as a protest by women who had lost their sons Calling for a day for women to promote