Thursday, March 31, 2016

April 1 (A Huge Day With Five Big Events)

1924 - Adolph Hitler was sentenced to five years in prison for the Munich 'Beer Hall Putsch.'

Five years for attempting to overthrow the government? Are you kidding me?  And he only served eight months of this five year sentence...Are you kidding me??


Unfortunately, this criminal brought the world Hell.

1945 - The Battle of Okinawa began:  WWII.  American forces swarmed ashore on the Japanese island, beginning one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the Pacific Theatre.

The Battle of Okinawa was the last great battle in the Pacific, largest amphibious assault in the theatre, and the largest triphibious battle in history (Sea/Land/Air)...In March no one could have predicted this would be the last large battle of the war, and Okinawa was planned to be a major staging area for the invasion of Japan (Operation Downfall).

Both the Japanese and Americans were lucky this was the last battle and the Atom Bomb ended the war, because an invasion of the Japanese mainland would have resulted in the death of millions of people - and the destruction of Japanese Culture.

1979 - Iran proclaimed itself an Islamic Republic following the fall of the Shah.

Thank you Jimmy Carter...Due to the negligence of the worst U.S. president of the 20th Century, the Fundamentalist Islamic Horde found a home in Iran.

Of all the countries in the Middle East to allow this to happen in, Iran was by far the worst, as one of the regions two historic and cultural powers - along with Turkey...This is what happens when politics overtakes National Security, and yes the rest of the world is a National Security matter.

Just a little something to keep in mind every time you think about voting for a candidate with (D) by their name.

Unfortunately, we are being taught this lesson again in our current time...Because we refuse to learn.

1982 - The United States formally transferred control of the Panama Canal Zone to the government of Panama.

Again, thank you Jimmy Carter...Of course Reagan was president in 1982, but Carter signed the treaty in September 1977.

The most important canal in the world is now in the hands of a Third World nation - and China...Oh, yes. The Chinese will soon be the de facto ruler of the Panama Canal.

How stupid can we be?!?!

1991 - The Warsaw Pact officially dissolved.

The Iron Curtain miraculously fell...Thank you Ronald Reagan, and go to Hell you Liberal POS’s who fought him.

The Democrats were great enablers of the USSR, and every American must remember which side of history these pukes have chosen to be on for the past 50-years…THE WRONG SIDE OF HISTORY!!!

Sadly, they have chosen to make the same mistake in the war against Islamo-Fascism...But they sure are tough fighters against Global Warming!! Greeeeeeat.

1933 - Heinrich Himmler became German Police Commander.

1933 - Nazi Germany began persecuting Jews with a boycott of Jewish-owned businesses.

It should be no surprise the day of the Chicken Farmer’s accession to power coincided with that of the first official Nazi act against the Jews.

1992 - President GHW Bush pledged the United States would help finance a $24-billion international aid fund for the former Soviet Union.

Of course he did...This is what America does!!!

It is often frustrating, but we are the 'City on the Hill,' shining like a beacon to the rest of the world...Hopefully that isn't a past-tense statement.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

March 31

1939 - Britain and France agreed to support Poland if it was invaded by Germany.

How nice! If they had done the same with Czechoslovakia and rid the world of 'The Madman' in 1937-38 they could have taken on the Germans when they were much weaker - and saved themselves a lot of trouble...But it wasn't meant to be.

What was meant to be was Hitler was going to have his war one way or another, and the French and Brits were not only not going to come to Poland's defense, but when the time came for the Germans to invade Western Europe they barely put up a fight there as well.

1854:  The Treaty of Kanagawa:  U.S. Commodore Perry forced Japan to open its ports to the U.S.

Also known as the Japan-U.S. Treaty of Peace and Amity.

Japan had been virtually secluded for 200 years, but the West was coming East and the Japanese were nowhere near strong enough to keep them out...Ironically, it didn't take long for the Japanese to start striking back at the West.

1870:  Thomas Mundy Peterson became the first black man to vote in a U.S. election after the 15th Amendment to the Constitution took effect.

Hundreds of thousands of white Americans died to make this possible...There is no denying the wrongs of American history, but it is important to note we are a country which strives to do right - and a country with constitutional mechanisms to fix its wrongs.

1925 - Pierce v. Society of Sisters: The U.S. Supreme Court declared a state may not require all children of school age to attend public schools.

Secularists had to find a different way to brainwash 100% of America’s children...25-years later they got the perfect tool: T.V.

1933 - The Reforestation Relief Act was passed by the U.S. Congress, creating the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) with 250,000 immediate jobs for men aged 18-25.

Many Conservatives bang on FDR for this program and others like it (PWA, WPA, etc), but they are foolish...At least he put these people to work.

Of course none of these programs solved the Depression, only WWII did, but Roosevelt was willing to try just about anything, and I can’t say I blame him.

Also, it isn’t fair to blame FDR for our modern-day welfare system, because the insano’s in his party have bastardized the whole system...Compared to the modern-day system of ‘paying for people not to work,’ these programs were much better for both the country and the individual.

1941 - Senior U.S. Army and Navy air defense officers in Hawaii warned of the danger of a surprise carrier raid from the north:  WWII.

Nah!! It could never happen...Oooops.

1975:  John Wooden coached his last game.

Of course it was a win - his 10th NCAA championship in 12 years.

Wooden was an outstanding coach and an even better man...There will never be another dynasty like the UCLA Bruin basketball team, for many reasons, one of which is there will never be another John Wooden.

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