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The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

We begin in 1750 in North America. It’s been 150 years since settlers from Western Europe, mostly fleeing poverty, famine, or religious and political persecution, first arrived on the continent. Their arrival came at the expense of millions of native… Continue Reading

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Hanukkah – December 28th – TimeGhost of Christmas Past – DAY 5

Hanukkah – December 28th – TimeGhost of Christmas Past – DAY 5

28 December Greeks defiled your temple and the sacred oils you burn in your rituals. By some miracle, though, a single one day flask of oil remains. Actually, the miracle is that instead of fading after one day, the flames… Continue Reading

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Canadians mark 75 years since Italian Campaign

Canadians mark 75 years since Italian Campaign

[Margaret Evans] Under the arch A gateway to a city and a portal to the past the people of Ravenna commemorating the arrival of Canadian soldiers to their City on December 4th, 1944. This year with help from the pipes… Continue Reading

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The State of the US is Depressing | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1933 Part 2 of 3

The State of the US is Depressing | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1933 Part 2 of 3

On March 4, 1933, at the height of the Great Depression, a new President of the United States of America takes the oath of office. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt has promised, “a new deal for the American people” to take… Continue Reading

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Profiles in Valor: George Mendonsa, “The Kissing Sailor”

Profiles in Valor: George Mendonsa, “The Kissing Sailor”

You know, this was years and years before in Times Square, when I was celebrating the end of the war. And a few drinks… I didn’t know who the hell I grabbed. I knew she had the uniform. We had… Continue Reading

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The Real Reason Donald Trump Hates Bette Midler

The Real Reason Donald Trump Hates Bette Midler

MONSTERS ARE THOSE PEOPLE? SPEAKING OF MONSTERS, PRESIDENT TRUMP IS IN EUROPE RIGHT NOW. HE’S SPENT THE PAST THREE DAYS IN LONDON. HE’S NOW AT HIS GOLF CLUB IN IRELAND. THAT’S NOT A JOKE. HE IS. TODAY HIS MAJESTY JOINED… Continue Reading