In recent years, there have been a lot of accusations that countries have been actively trying to influence America and her direction. The idea that Russia or China could easily influence Americans through social media has become widely accepted. It’s especially prevalent during the periods before our elections. The difficulty of having a relatively free […]Read More Propaganda you pay for – A closer look in January 1941
Navy Day is October 27 (sort of) Not to be confused with the Navy’s Birthday, which is celebrated on October 13, Navy Day was established on October 27, 1922 by the Navy League of the United States. Although it was not a national holiday, Navy Day received special attention from President Warren Harding. Harding wrote […]Read More The Last Navy Day – How Truman almost killed the US Navy
Freedom for millions of people and wars without end were almost guaranteed when President Roosevelt completed his trip to Yalta and came home . In a joint session to the Congress on March 1 1945, President Roosevelt reported informally about the results of the recent Conference at Yalta. While brushing off the prickly questions […]Read More March 1, 1945: Surrendering the Chance for Peace
I should give you fair warning that this is not a story about submarines. It is a fairly graphic story about recent events that you may just want to pass by. I will be back next week with more tails of the submarine world, but this story is about the world around us today (July […]Read More I wonder what they were dreaming of?
Where are the outer limits of free speech? The Constitution of the United States is very clear in the rights recognized for every citizen. These rights are actually affirmed by the Constitution rather than granted by it. Being able to freely express your opinion is the heart of a free society. It is not always […]Read More Freedom of Speech… The Outer Limits