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  • Chicago shootings: At least 41 shot, 9 fatally, in citywide Memorial Day weekend violence, CPD says

    05/28/2024 11:02:39 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    ABC News Local ^ | May 28, 2024 | By Tre Ward, and Cate Cauguiran
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- It's been a violent holiday weekend so far in Chicago. At least 41 people have been shot, nine fatally, since Friday evening. One of those shootings left a 5-year-old girl dead. Despite the still high shooting numbers, calls to stop the gun violence in the city seemed to have an impact. This holiday weekend's violence numbers, so far, are lower than last year's, when 53 people were shot, 11 fatally. The long weekend is putting Mayor Brandon Johnson's summer safety plan to the test. He spoke during a community walk over the weekend, criticizing previous administrations for...
  • ‘Squad’ Members Ilhan Omar, Cori Bush Confuse Memorial Day with Veterans Day

    05/27/2024 2:24:45 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/27/2024 | Kristina Wong
    “Squad” members Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Cori Bush (D-MO) appeared to confuse Memorial Day — a day to honor fallen American service members — with Veterans Day, a day to honor those who have served. Omar posted on X from her congressional account: On #MemorialDay, we honor the heroic men and women who served our country. We owe them more than our gratitude — they have more than earned access to quality mental health services, job opportunities, housing assistance, and the benefits they were promised. Bush posted on her congressional X account: This #MemorialDay & every day, we honor...
  • Alan Dershowitz compares anti-Israel campus protests by ‘Hitler Youth’ to Nazi Germany: ‘They are our future leaders’

    05/27/2024 7:33:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Nypost ^ | 05/26/2024 | CARL CAMPANILE
    Former Harvard University professor Alan Dershowitz likened the antisemitism and anti-Israel protests on college campuses to the early days of Nazi Germany in the 1930s — and he’s worried that these “Hitler Youth” students could become America’s future leaders. “This is much like what happened in Germany in the early 1930s, when Nazi students blocked Jews from entering universities. This is a lot like the lead up to what happened in the 1940s,” Dershowitz said Sunday on the 77 WABC’s “Cats Roundtable” radio show.
  • Marxist Student Thugs and Pro-Gaza Goons Disrupt Princeton Memorial Day Parade and Block the Road – After Spotting American Flags Coming Toward Them

    05/27/2024 7:41:35 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 29 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 27, 2024 | Jim Hoft
    Dozens of radical Marxists and Pro-Gaza goons shut down the Princeton Memorial Day Parade on Sunday chanting, “Free, free Palestine!” This is how the youths honored the fallen servicemembers and veterans.
  • Today is for the military who died serving in war, not for veterans who didn't. Quit disrespecting those who gave all in service to their nation!

    05/27/2024 11:49:33 AM PDT · by Az Joe · 105 replies
    05/27/2024 | Me
    Quit conflating Veteran's Day with Memorial Day by posting stories of the feats of Veterans who did not die while serving. You are disrespecting those who gave all in the service of their nation! Jerks
  • Biden honors late son Beau in somber Memorial Day message: ‘The hurt is still real’

    05/27/2024 10:48:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/27/2024 | Nick Robertson
    President Biden addressed a packed Arlington National Cemetery to mark Memorial Day on Monday, making somber remembrance of members of the armed forces killed in combat. “We gather at this sacred place at this solemn moment to remember and to honor the sacrifice of the hundreds of thousands of women and men have given their lives to this nation,” Biden said. “Each one, literally, a link in the chain of honor stretching back to our founding days, each one bound by common commitment not to a place, not to a person, not to a president, but to an idea unlike...
  • Photo of eagle on Fort Snelling gravestone touches hearts, goes viral

    05/27/2024 3:53:04 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 21 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | Jon Tevlin
    Talk to anyone in my business and they'll all say the same thing: No matter how long you write stories and put them in the newspaper, you are never really sure which ones are going to strike a nerve.What you think might be a Pulitzer-quality epic might draw only a nice call from Mom, while a simple tale tossed off on deadline causes an uproar, or an avalanche of praise. One legendary former investigative reporter at this paper wrote scores of stories that changed laws and saved lives, yet never did he get more mail than when he wrote about...
  • Audie Leon Murphy

    05/27/2024 9:06:44 AM PDT · by Varsity Flight · 42 replies
    Association of the United States Army ^ | Association of the United States Army,years%20of%20schooling%20and%20was%20orphaned%20at%20sixteen. Most decorated soldier in United States History
  • FReeper Canteen ~ MEMORIAL DAY 2024 ~ 27 May 2024

    05/26/2024 5:05:06 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 103 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ MEMORIAL DAY 2024 ~ TAPS Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. In honor of those who lost their lives while serving our country, we would like to share with you President Ronald Reagan's 1986 Memorial Day remarks at Arlington National Cemetery: Today is the day we put aside to remember fallen heroes and to pray that no heroes will ever have to die for us again. It’s a day of thanks for the valor...
  • George Floyd should be alive. He deserved so much more. -Joe Biden

    05/26/2024 12:09:42 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 185 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 25, 2024 | Joe Biden
    George Floyd should be alive. He deserved so much more. Today, I join all those who loved him and all those touched by the civil rights movement he inspired in remembering the tragedy and injustice of his death. He changed the world. Now, let's act in his memory.
  • Chicago shootings: At least 10 shot, 2 killed in Memorial Day weekend violence across city, CPD says

    05/25/2024 11:38:37 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    ABC News Local ^ | May 25, 2024 | ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team
    Saturday, May 25, 2024 11:24AM CHICAGO (WLS) -- At least 10 people have been shot, two fatally, in Memorial Day weekend gun violence across Chicago, police said. Last weekend, at least 45 people were shot, one fatally, in gun violence across Chicago, police said. Last year in Chicago, there were 53 people shot and 11 killed over Memorial Day weekend.
  • Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Remember George Floyd over Memorial Day Weekend: ‘Should Be Alive

    05/25/2024 12:44:51 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/25/2024 | ELIZABETH WEIBEL
    President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris issued statements over Memorial Day weekend on the death of George Floyd, stating that he “should be alive.” The statements from Biden and Harris came on the fourth anniversary of the death of Floyd, whose death on May 25, 2020, while in police custody, led to nationwide protests and riots. “George Floyd should be alive. He deserved so much more,” Biden wrote in a post on X. “Today, I join all those who loved him and all those touched by the civil rights movement he inspired in remembering the tragedy and injustice...
  • Remembering Memorial Day in Light of Our Very Turbulent Day

    05/25/2024 10:10:55 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 2 replies
    IFB ^ | 5/26/24
    This Memorial Day we think of those who gave their last full measure on our behalf as Americans; to preserve our freedoms and liberties in rightness, which only come from Almighty God (John 8:32, 36, Gal. 1:4, 3:13, 5:1, Titus 2:14). There can NEVER be TRUE liberty in this fallen world without a saving relationship to our Creator and apart from the firm adherence to Almighty God's moral absolutes (Prov. 14:34). Our Founding Fathers knew this to be true and have communicated this to us in their writings and in our nation's birth certificate. Today, America has full well rejected...
  • Biden Forced to Back Down After Lawsuit, Allows Catholic Group to Hold Mass at National Cemetery

    05/24/2024 7:55:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    Life News ^ | May 24, 2024 | Steven Ertelt
    Biden officials have back down in the face of multiple lawsuits after the National Park Service denied, for the second year in a row, the Knights of Columbus’ request to host a Memorial Day Mass inside a national cemetery. The Knights have hosted the annual Memorial Day Mass inside Poplar Grove National Cemetery in Petersburg, Virginia since the 1960’s. On May 21, First Liberty Institute and McGuireWoods LLP filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against National Park Service, so that the Knights can continue on with hosting their annual Memorial Day Mass at the Cemetery....
  • Legendary U.S. World War II submarine located 3,000 feet underwater off the Philippines

    05/24/2024 2:26:47 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    CBS ^ | May 24, 2024 | Stephen Smith
    The final resting place of an iconic U.S. Navy submarine that was sunk 80 years ago during World War II was located 3,000 feet below the ocean's surface, the Naval History and Heritage Command said Thursday. The USS Harder – which earned the nickname "Hit 'em HARDER" – was found off the Philippine island of Luzon, sitting upright and "relatively intact" except for damage behind its conning tower from a Japanese depth charge, the command said. The sub was discovered using data collected by Tim Taylor, CEO of the Lost 52 Project, which works to locate the 52 submarines sunk...
  • Nine teens are arrested over vicious assault of three Marines who were trying to stop mob letting off fireworks on Memorial Day

    05/31/2023 1:10:58 AM PDT · by Morgana · 37 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 31, 2023 | Kamal Sultan
    Nine teenagers have been arrested over the savage beating of three Marines on a California beach over Memorial Day Weekend. Orange County officials said four boys and one girl were charged with assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday and held at juvenile hall. And another four minors were charged with misdemeanor assault and battery, CBS News reported. The Marines were brutally attacked along San Clemente beach, just south of Los Angeles, by a group of up to 40 teenagers at 10pm on Friday after the service members confronted them about setting off fireworks. The incident was caught on video...
  • Di Leo: On Memorial Day, We Honor Our Forefathers

    05/29/2023 10:53:44 AM PDT · by jfd1776 · 4 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | May 29, AD 2023 | John F Di Leo
    Hopefully, we think of our nation’s servicemen every day – with respect, with pride, with gratitude. We especially think of them on the anniversaries important to the biggest wars in which they served – on days like Independence Day, Flag Day, Constitution Day, and of course, Veterans’ Day. But Memorial Day is the most direct one: a specific commemoration of those servicemen “who gave the full measure of devotion” for their country – that is, those who died in service to these United States. Memorial Day is therefore about many people – hundreds of thousands of men and women since...
  • At least 9 shot, including minors, as Memorial Day gunfire erupts in Hollywood Beach, Florida

    05/29/2023 7:11:40 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 46 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5-29-23 | David Propper and Nikki Mascali Roarty
    At least nine people were shot Monday night when gunfire erupted near a popular Florida beach packed with Memorial Day revelers, authorities said. The shooting was sparked when two groups got into an altercation, police said during a press conference. One person of interest was arrested, Hollywood Police spokesperson Deanna Bettineschi said during the news briefing. Another suspect is still on the run.
  • Fleet Week Los Angeles

    05/29/2023 5:45:16 PM PDT · by married21 · 13 replies
    Me | 5/29/2023 | Married21
    Just wanted to report in after seeing Fleet Week Los Angeles, held dockside in San Pedro. I helped out a tiny bit, handing out maps and schedules to visitors. I just wanted to report that patriotism is alive and well, where you may not expect it. All kinds of Angeleños showed up, wearing tshirts about military service, patriotism, God, faith and family. Many young families, service men and women, police, community volunteers, veterans. I did see one Black Lives Matter ball cap, but also saw a first: “dare to be Lutheran” on a tshirt. Most poignant: a woman came up...
  • President Trump's Memorial Day Message

    05/29/2023 6:56:20 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 37 replies
    Truth Social ^ | May 29, 2023 at 7:43 AM | Donald J. Trump