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ON THIS DAY: January 5, 2019

January 5th is

Screenwriters Day *

National Bird Day *

Whipped Cream Day


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A Day For Snarky Snippets ...

Today just seems like a good day to release a bit of snark, don’t you agree?  I’m fed about up to the gills with Trump, his mouth, his rhetoric, his immaturity, and I’m ready to vent, so … 958 more words

Political Commentary

The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War - H.W. Brands

On June 25, 1950, 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army marched across the 38th Parallel and into the Republic of South Korea.  In the wake of World War II, the country had been split between the Communist North under Kim Il-Sung (1912-1994) and the Democratic South under Syngman Rhee (1875-1965).  946 more words

Historical Account

Taking responsibility.

President Truman kept a plaque on his desk with the phrase ‘The buck stops here,” meaning it was his job to make decisions and to accept responsibility for those decisions. 400 more words

Honesty not Harry S. Truman's best policy

Turns out folks, 33rd US president Harry S. Truman was likely someone other than what American history texts claim. In fact, it also turns out, Ronald Reagan was not the first Hollywood actor to serve as US president. 2,633 more words

Pop Culture

It is amazing ...

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. ~ Harry S Truman