Tag: Great Moments in History

Mr. President, Let Me Introduce You to the Men Who Fought the Taliban from Horseback

Mr. President, Let Me Introduce You to the Men Who Fought the Taliban from Horseback

| October 23, 2012 | Reply

Monday night, Mitt Romney noted that our Navy is at its smallest strength since 1917. The President responded thusly: “You mentioned the Navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916…Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military’s changed. We had these things […]

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Uhhh…Greenpeace? Can We Talk About History for Just a Second?

Uhhh…Greenpeace? Can We Talk About History for Just a Second?

| December 17, 2011 | 7 Replies

Well, at least only one of them was clad in brown.

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Sixty-Seven Years Ago…

Sixty-Seven Years Ago…

| June 6, 2011 | Reply

I don’t think I can express my thoughts on the 67th anniversary of D-Day any better than did my friend Phineas: Sixty-seven years ago today, American, British, Canadian, French, and Polish soldiers charged the gates of Hell — and won. Pat Austin has a couple thoughts of her own and remembers a pair of soldiers […]

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I Still Believe in Miracles: 31 Years Ago

I Still Believe in Miracles: 31 Years Ago

| February 23, 2011 | 3 Replies

On February 22, 1980 — 31 years ago yesterday — this happened. I still get goosebumps and choke up just a little bit every time I year Al Michaels exclaim, “Do you believe in miracles?? YES!” What I did now know was that the only reason Michaels was there was because he was the only […]

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