Centennial of Britain Entering WWI Open Thread
On August 4, 1914, at 11pm London time (6pm EST here in the United States), the British Parliament’s House of Commons voted to declare war on Germany. The UK’s Telegraph has an excellent series of articles detailing, hour by hour, the events leading up to the declaration. Here is their recounting of what happened today 100 years ago. The decision was not an easy one for | Read More »
How World War I Shaped Our Modern World
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Pietrusza to discuss the 100th anniversary of World War I, how the almost forgotten war shaped our modern world and why Germany thought they never lost.
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This War Memorial May “Shock” & “Upset” Angry Atheists, But to Tear It Down Would Dishonor Heroes
For nearly 90 years, a war memorial has stood proudly honoring American heroes who fought and paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our great nation in World War I.
Last month, the American Humanist Association sued to have this war memorial torn down. Why? Because the memorial is in the shape of a cross, which “shocked” and “upset” them. Once again angry atheists conflate their feelings with the Constitution.
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Veterans Day honorees deserve non-appeasing Commander-in-Chief
President Obama’s Democratic Party-owned weakness makes wars more likely, frequent and deadly. Appeasement increases the likelihood that more vets will also need to be remembered on Memorial Days. Ninety-five years ago today, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, an armistice ended the War to End All Wars. Or so the world hoped. Sadly, a German people, protected by the | Read More »
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, Iraq War
, Memorial Day
, Muslim Brotherhood
, Thanksgiving Day
, Veterans Day
, War on Terror
Why? In honor of our brothers and sisters that have gone before us, that have paid the price for our freedom, for their families and loved ones that wonder, “Why?“ Here is the answer. Brothers in Arms…..Even Against Each Other Americans have always fought for freedom. Even against each other. We were a family divided. And family fights are always bitter. But, if the battle | Read More »