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I literally just finished reading “Killing the Rising Sun” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. I’ve read the other books in the “Killing” series, with the exception of the Jesus one, and they’re all good at keeping my attention.   254 more words

Hero and Villains

In the ever-increasing temperature of the climate of fear implemented by every administration in the U.S. and much of the West since 11 September 2001, the description “hero” is being applied to everything from charity runners to foodbank volunteers. 1,046 more words

Bias

The church will go forward victoriously

General Douglas MacArthur stated that in war there is no substitute for victory. The Christian is to put on the whole armor of God. That armor did not include any provision for the back.

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Quotes

Not Fade Away

(2015)

Back in 1952 it was obvious that after twenty years the Democrats would at last lose the White House. The public wanted a change, and there were no Democratic candidates with the stature (“presidential timber” was the phrase of the time) of any of the Republicans like Thomas Dewey or Robert Taft, or Dwight Eisenhower or Douglas MacArthur. 1,427 more words

American History

Collision Course

The things that you find on the internet.  I recently found on You Tube a television movie from 1976, Collision Course, which deals with the conflict between Douglas MacArthur and Harry Truman over Korean War policy.  215 more words

MacArthur at War

Title:                      MacArthur at War

Author:                 Walter R. Borneman

Borneman, Walter R. (2016). MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific. New York: Little, Brown and Company… 1,028 more words

World War II

What Price Glory: To Conquer Hell

Review: To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918, by Edward G. Lengel
Holt, 2008. 491 pp.

When I started this book, I never thought to finish it, let alone review it. 835 more words

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