During the Russo-Japanese War, sailors start a mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin. 134 more words
How insane is this: ” In other words, over 50 top “diplomats” are urging to eliminate Assad in order to “defeat ISIS”, the same ISIS which top US “diplomats” had unleashed previously in order to… eliminate Assad.While one can understand the US state department’s relentless eagneress to create yet another failed state led by a US puppet ruler, one wonders if at least the boilerplate justification could not have used some more fine tuning.” 1,317 more words
William Bligh expects no challenges to his authority as he implements early closing laws on the rum houses of Sydney Town.
“I’m a man who is used to getting his own way, except for that one time, so woe betide any tavern keeper who thinks he can get away with staying open after midnight,” said the Governor of NSW in a rambling proclamation that he nailed to a pole down by Sydney Cove. 197 more words