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A Student of History is not Surprised by the Riots

A Student of History is not Surprised by the Riots

    By Sigrid Weidenweber If you go back to the days of Rome, you will note that the empire was weakened to the point of collapse by power-mad Caesars, corrupt senators, and government officials, using unruly mobs to gain the power they could not attain otherwise. However, we do not have to go back […]

War Crimes Pardons: A Terrible Memorial Day Idea

War Crimes Pardons: A Terrible Memorial Day Idea

  By Thomas L. Knapp On May 16, 2008, near the town of Baiji in Iraq, 1st Lieutenant Michael Behenna, US Army, murdered a prisoner.  That was the verdict of the jury in his 2009 court martial, anyway. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison, but paroled in less than five. On May 6, […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Why I am a Libertarian and not a Conservative

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Why I am a Libertarian and not a Conservative

  By L. Neil Smith This essay is based on notes I made three years ago and never did  anything else with. I have tons of material like this which will keep  graduate students occupied and happy well into the next century. I was surprised the see that, after everything that’s happened  since, they’re still […]

D-Day- June 6, 1944

D-Day- June 6, 1944

In Memory Photos commemorating the largest, purchase most complex invasion in history, and for the WWII Allies to free Europe from the death grip of Fascism. ____________________________________________________ Get free Citizensjournal.us BULLETINS. Please patronize our advertisers to keep us publishing and/or DONATE. Scroll down to comment

VE Day Anniversary- Victory in Europe! May 8, 1945

VE Day Anniversary- Victory in Europe! May 8, 1945

Victory in Europe! May 8, 1945 marked the Nazi forces’ unconditional surrender to the Allies during World War II. Today we still recognize VE-Day as a profound accomplishment and success of the armed forces of our nation and its allies.#MilitaryAppreciation #KnowYourMil#KnowYourNavy Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

A New Year’s Toast To The Old Breed

A New Year’s Toast To The Old Breed

  By Victor Davis Hanson | Defining Ideas The late World War II combat veteran and memoirist E. B. Sledge enshrined his generation of fellow Marines as “The Old Breed” in his gripping account of the hellish battle of Okinawa. Now, most of those who fought in World War II are either dead or in their nineties. Much […]

We Shall Never Surrender…..

We Shall Never Surrender…..

. By Michael Greer These are the words Winston Churchill spoke a month after taking office as Prime Minister of Britain on May 10, 1940. The films, “Darkest Hour” and “Dunkirk” made me realize how true the saying, “if you don’t know history, you are bound to repeat it. “ When Churchill took office he […]

How did withholding taxes get started?

It was sold as a “temporary” emergency wartime measure … American Minute with Bill Federer War Emergency – IRS Withholds from Paychecks Withholding taxes from paychecks began JUNE 9, 1943. Congress passed it as an emergency measure during World War II to get money to fight Hitler. Withholding taxes was the idea of Beardsley Ruml, […]

WWII: Ulithi?

WWII: Ulithi?

By Warbird Information Xchange This might have dwarfed D-Day, which we memorialized on June 6. During World War II, the U.S. was well underway in planning and staging planning a massive invasion of Japan and was nearly ready to commence it when the war abruptly ended after A-bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What few people now know […]

May 8th is VE Day

May 8th is VE Day

  VE Day is the day we celebrate Victory in Europe during World War 2. With Hitler dead and American and Russian troops overrunning Berlin, the German High Command finally signed an unconditional surrender on May 8th in Berlin. Though we still had to fight on in the Pacific, the Victory in Europe was still […]

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