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  • 17 Things With A Higher Approval Rating Than Joe Biden

    10/07/2021 3:24:48 PM PDT · by DFG · 22 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 10/07/2021 | Babylon Bee
    Joe Biden's approval rating is not good. Sad! Not good! Here are seventeen things with higher approval ratings than Joe Biden: 1. Candy corn - Even these tasteless cones of wax fare better in the polls than Sleepy Joe. 2. Prostate exams - Uncomfortable but at least they don't last four years. 3. The restrooms at Walmart - Unsanitary but they've never tried to sniff our hair. 4. The decision to cancel Firefly - Next time Joe Biden wants to stab us in the back, he should have the guts to do it to our face. 5. DMV employees -...
  • College course blames 'global whiteness' for attack on Pearl Harbor, Pacific War

    09/09/2021 4:13:35 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 70 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9 Sep, 2021 | Eric Utter
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was "Japan's attempt to roll back Euro-American colonialism." A University of North Carolina course titled "Global Whiteness" blames the West in general and the United States in particular for Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and the subsequent Pacific Theater battles of World War II. Campus Reform obtained the syllabus for the course that characterizes the Pacific Theater fight as "the first global attack on white Anglo-American hegemony" and "Japan's attempt to roll back Euro-American colonialism." The course's required text is Theodore Allen's The Invention of the White Race, vol. 2: The Origin of Racial Oppression...
  • Reporters blocked from Kamala Harris's remarks to troops at Pearl Harbor without explanation

    08/26/2021 9:20:27 PM PDT · by blueplum · 14 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 26 August 2021 | Daniel Chaitin, Deputy News Editor
    Media access to Vice President Kamala Harris's address to U.S. troops at Pearl Harbor was suddenly blocked on Thursday. No explanation was given, according to the White House press pool, but the move came hours after two explosions outside the airport in Kabul killed 13 U.S. service members and 60 Afghans during evacuations....
  • America Should Be Prepared for a Surprise Attack from China

    08/07/2021 9:22:18 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 119 replies ^ | August 7, 2021 | by David Axe
    ere's What You Need to Remember: In the event of war with the United States over disputed Pacific territories, Chinese forces likely would attempt to neutralize forward-deployed U.S. forces in Japan and Guam and at sea. The U.S. military must find ways of defeating any attempt by China to launch surprise strikes using non-nuclear weapons, analyst Sam Goldsmith argued in a new article for Naval War College Review. “China likely would aim to confine itself to the use of conventional weapons during any potential high-intensity conflict with the United States—particularly given that China already possesses a lethal array of long-range,...
  • Bomb threat locks down Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

    06/09/2021 1:00:22 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 8 replies
    KITV ^ | Tuesday, June 8th 2021, 9:07 PM HST | Paul Drewes
    Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam was locked down for hours because of a bomb threat. Play Video: A bomb threat forced military officials to lock down Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. By the afternoon, it was back to normal for the busy Oahu base, after its gates were closed for four hours. The ripple effects of the bomb threat were also felt around Pearl Harbor. A line of traffic stretched out from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after its gates were closed at 9:39 a.m. Drivers not only waited to get in, but also were unable to leave because of a security...
  • Pearl Harbor military base on lockdown over ‘potential security threat’

    06/08/2021 5:40:52 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6-8-21 | Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    The US military base at Pearl Harbor was placed on lockdown Tuesday for “a potential security threat,” according to authorities and reports. “Gates have been secured at JBPHH,” officials at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham said on Twitter. “We will provide additional updates as they become available.” In a statement, the base added, “There has been a potential security incident board Joint Base Pearl Harbor.” Officials said also said that personnel at the base near Honolulu have been ordered to “shelter in place” — with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser saying the threat was a possible bomb aboard a Navy ship there.
  • 'It was horrific': Sailor's death at the Kahala Hotel and Resort stirs emotions been [Hawaii]

    04/13/2021 2:02:08 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 13 replies
    KHON2 TV ^ | April 12, 2021 | Max Rodriguez
    HONOLULU (KHON2) -- It was tense hours for those stuck inside The Kahala Hotel and Resort during Saturday’s barricade. A guest who stayed two flights above the suspect said he has traveled back home, but it is an experience that is difficult to leave behind. Get Hawaii’s latest news sent to your inbox, click here to subscribe to News 2 You, a daily newsletter. A gunman barricaded himself inside his hotel room and forced all guests at the Kahala to seek shelter. Some people sheltered in the lobby and ballroom, others like David Fox remained inside their room when...
  • Would it take another Pearl Harbor to make you realize that China has declared war on the United States of America?

    12/19/2020 10:03:27 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 12/19/2020 | David Ware
    WHAT WOULD CHINA HAVE TO DO BEFORE WE REALIZE WE ARE UNDER ATTACK?I wasn’t around on December 7, 1941. I’m not quite that old. But I live in Hawaii and I have paid respects at the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor many times. President Trump and First Lady Melania have also done so. I often see Pearl Harbor as I drive on the H-1 freeway from West O`ahu toward downtown Honolulu. I have watched the old black-and-white newsreels of the attacks by the Japanese zeros on that Date That Will Live in Infamy. Today Japan is no longer our...
  • December 8, 1941

    12/08/2020 5:33:23 AM PST · by Peter W. Kessler · 5 replies ^ | 12/8/41 | Columbia Broadcasting System
    FDR's Address to Joint Session of Congress
  • The Root Causes of Pearl Harbor Serve as Important Lessons for America Today

    12/07/2020 4:51:32 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 190 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    The origins of the Pearl Harbor attack can be traced back to 1853 when the United States essentially forced a feudal Japan to open trade via Commodore Matthew Perry’s squadron of armed ships. Japan, at that time was very much like much of Europe was centuries before with warlords using the obsolete sword as the primary weapon of war duking it out among their various tribes with little central control. This forced Japan out of some 250 years of self-imposed isolation from the rest of the world and they opened one port for international trade. Other nations, including Russia soon...
  • The 79th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor and the Day of the Lord!

    12/07/2020 11:00:44 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 5 replies
    IFB ^ | 12/7/20
    Today (December 7th) marks the 79th year anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor naval base. How sad that this date - which would live in infamy - has been nearly forgotten by toady's American population and especially our youth. Tragically it has been the successful revision of our American history by the Left and the evils of it that has made us weak and vulnerable to a present day "Pearl Harbor" of EXPONENTIAL proportions (Rev. 6). It was under the deception of peace and negotiations that Japan struck without warning. To set the stage for 1941, tensions were high...
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor Day and the men of the USS Arizona

    12/07/2020 8:15:14 AM PST · by j.havenfarm · 43 replies
    FRiends, a year ago at this hour I was reporting live from the Remembrance Day observances at Pearl Harbor. This year... well... you know. But let’s take a moment to remember the tragedy and the courage that unfolded at Pearl Harbor 79 years ago today, and the triumph that ultimately ensued. As I do every year, I offer for your viewing my son’s 2017 Eagle Scout project video biography of USS Arizona survivor Lou Conter. Now there are only two. I’m happy to report our friend Mr Conter is hale and hearty and recently celebrated his 99th birthday. He vows...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ 07 December 2020

    12/06/2020 4:59:47 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 50 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ On Sunday, December 7th, 1941 the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the U.S. Forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. By planning his attack on a Sunday, the Japanese commander Admiral Nagumo, hoped to catch the entire fleet in port. As luck would have it, the Aircraft Carriers and one of the Battleships were not in port. (The USS Enterprise was returning from Wake Island, where it had just delivered some aircraft. The USS Lexington was ferrying aircraft to Midway, and the USS Saratoga and USS...
  • USS Oklahoma Sailor From World War II Accounted For (Navy Fireman 2nd Class James B. Boring, 21, of Vales Mill, Ohio)

    12/06/2020 4:15:37 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 24 replies
    Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency ^ | 7/29/2016 | Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
    The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman from World War II have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Navy Fireman 2nd Class James B. Boring, 21, of Vales Mill, Ohio, will be buried August 6, in Albany, Ohio. On Dec. 7, 1941, Boring was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship...
  • Is America a Roaring Giant or Crying Baby?

    04/09/2020 4:18:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies ^ | April 9, 2020 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Marshal Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto commanded the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II until he was killed in April 1943. Despite the dialogue from the 1970 WWII film "Tora! Tora! Tora!" Yamamoto probably did not say in the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack, "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve." But Yamamoto likely either wrote or said something similar: "I can run wild for six months ... after that, I have no expectation of success." Yamamoto summed up a general feeling among the Japanese admirals that...
  • Pelosi Calls for Investigation [semi-satire]

    04/04/2020 12:48:34 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 April 2020 | John Semmens
    This week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) announced the creation of the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif), leader of this year's unsuccessful attempt to remove Trump from office via impeachment, is expected to head up this ad hoc committee. President Trump has questioned the timing of this announcement and suggested that "we win the war against this virus rather than wasting precious time and scarce resources trying to allocate blame now. After we've won this war we can assess what went wrong and what went right so we can be better...
  • Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam confirms COVID-19 cases but details silenced by Pentagon

    04/03/2020 3:41:24 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 16 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | April 2, 2020 | Mahealani Richardson
    Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam confirms COVID-19 cases but details silenced by Pentagon US Army bases in Hawaii restricting non-essential visitors in wake of coronavirus pandemic By Mahealani Richardson | April 2, 2020 at 7:11 PM HST - Updated April 2 at 7:24 PM HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Leaders with Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam say there are COVID cases at the intallation, but the Pentagon says military operations cannot publicly release specific numbers to ‘protect operational security.’ “Are there any Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam service members that are sick with COVID, the answer is yes. Until recently we were providing that...
  • Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Doris Miller

    01/17/2020 11:19:16 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 81 replies
    Honolulu Star-Ad ^ | Jan. 17 , 2020 | Will Cole
    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Pearl Harbor Monday, the U.S. Navy is expected to announce that a new aircraft carrier will be named after Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller, the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor for his actions on Dec. 7, 1941, when he manned a machine gun on the USS West Virginia to fire back at attacking Japanese planes. “I think that Doris Miller is an American hero simply because of what he represents as a young man going beyond the call of what’s expected,” said Doreen Ravenscroft, president of Cultural...
  • Miracle at sea

    01/07/2020 5:53:24 AM PST · by fugazi · 16 replies
    Unto the Breach ^ | 6 January 2020 | Chris Carter
    In the pre-dawn hours of 30 December, Ensign Frank M. "Fuzzy" Fisler and his crew made their way through a blacked-out Pearl Harbor to the seaplane base. Their briefed flight plan was to take their PBY-5 Catalina out 500 miles on a heading of 258 degrees, turn right 90 degrees and fly 50 miles, then head home. Weather was forecasted to be rough with a winter storm passing through, churning up 30 to 40-foot seas. [...] By 1300 hours, the crew had finished their 50-mile cross-leg and made their turn for home when one of the men saw a smoke...
  • Sen. Rand Paul Thinks Trump Needs Permission From Congress In Iran, Says 'Killing Country's General Is An Act Of War'

    01/07/2020 12:58:12 AM PST · by RandFan · 52 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 1/7/20 | BY JEFFERY MARTIN
    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Monday that he believes Congress must have a chance to vote on President Donald Trump's moves toward a war with Iran and has discussed a War Powers Resolution with co-sponsor, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine. "I think killing a country's major general is an act of war," Paul said. "I don't think you can get away with saying it's 'imminent.' They've been complaining for years about Soleimani. I mean, most of the killings that are attributed to him are, I think, are from the Iraq War. You know, ten years ago or...