Category Archives: War on Terror

Memorial Day, Originally Called Decoration Day………


Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being … Continue reading

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Remember Those Who Served in Vietnam Today as We Commemorate the 44th Anniversary of the Ending of the Vietnam War


Today is the 44th anniversary of the Vietnam war ending. Thank you to all who served🇺🇸 David Joseph Latoria This photo of David and The Wall with his name behind him was presented at an annual dinner-dance in honor of … Continue reading

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Remembering D-Day


June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing … Continue reading

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“Pity The Nation Whose People Are Sheep………”


Lawrence Ferlinghetti decades ago wrote and it gives me chills to read it today: “Pity the nation whose people are sheep, and whose shepherds mislead them. Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced, and whose bigots … Continue reading

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We Should Learn From History


My fellow Americans and friends around the world: We do not fully understand how or why the ancient civilizations destroyed each other. Upon the testimony of the ancients, corroborated by history and modern discoveries we know that there was only … Continue reading

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Today is the 43rd Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War


Member of Leyden Wall of Fame Ronald F. Gibbs Class of 1964 ~ West Ronald Gibbs graduated from West Leyden High School in 1964. He served his country in Vietnam and Germany as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He … Continue reading

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Democrats’ Rebuttal of Nunes’ Memo


Democrats released a redacted memo over the weekend rebutting Republican claims of surveillance abuse. Read it here. assets.documentcloud.org/documents/4387027/Democratic-Memo.pdf

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Bath Township School Bombing: Why Have We Forgotten It?


On May 18, 1927, a man blew up a Michigan school. It remains the deadliest attack on a school in U.S. history, but it is often forgotten. — Read on time.com/4492872/kehoe-attack-history/

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Florida Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21.


I see where Fla. Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21. Florida’s Republican governor is calling for a range of measures that aim to prevent shootings like the one that occurred … Continue reading

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Someone Can’t Count !!!


Far cry from 12,000 police officers that the Mayor says are deployed. Someone can’t count. #cpd #chicago #chicagopolice Everyone knows but nothing is said. The media doesn’t report this, only spouts the pablum Rahm puts out . Media makes a … Continue reading

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