Tag: Roosevelt

Whoa! This was not supposed to happen

Teachers in a Texas school were told last week that a new state law requiring them to present multiple perspectives about ‘widely debated and currently controversial’ issues, such as Critical Race Theory, means they needed to make ‘opposing’ views on the Holocaust available to students:

Press-ganged soldiers who fight only to escape poverty

World War II veterans welcome the respect that comes with their once having been a member of the armed forces. This is a normal human trait but chances are they were not volunteers. Conscripts, many of them in their teens, were press-ganged into the armed forces. If there was genuine enthusiasm for the war then conscription would be neither necessary nor desirable.

Pearl Harbour Think 9/11 and other Black Flags to Lure a War

On December 8 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked, Republican Congressman (R-N.Y.) Hamilton Fish made his maiden speech to the U.S. Congress. In it, he asked for the United States Declaration of War against Japan. Of the speech, he was later to say: ‘I am ashamed of that speech today, as I know now about President Roosevelt’s infamous war ultimatum that forced Japan’s leaders to fight.’