September 2019

August 2019

Albert Einstein: “A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing.” Quote or No Quote?

By |2019-08-28T14:15:48-04:00August 27th, 2019|Myths, Quote or No Quote|

Ah yes, Albert Einstein. Perhaps number 3 or number 4 on the all time mis-quoted list. No, he didn’t say that thing about the disappearance of bees, and the disappearance of bee pollination being [...]

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Man Crush Monday – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

By |2019-08-18T20:50:01-04:00August 18th, 2019|Myths|

There are a lot of very tall statues all over the world. Organizations, countries, and governments set up statues to heroes of all kinds. Sometimes real, sometimes spiritual, sometimes allegorical. The Statue of Liberty is [...]

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July 2019

WWII in the Pacific: the Defeat of Japan, 1944-45

By |2019-07-30T13:28:16-04:00July 30th, 2019|Myths|

Japan’s defensive perimeter kept shrinking during 1944 and 1945, yet the war dragged on. The battles for Iwo Jima and Okinawa were as bloody and horrific as any others during the Pacific war. Strategic bombing [...]

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Quote or No Quote? Harry Truman “Socialism” is a Republican “Scare Word”

By |2019-07-29T17:06:03-04:00July 27th, 2019|Myths, Quote or No Quote|

Politics in the United States is rife with rhetorical excess these days, and Americans are being treated to falsehoods, wild exaggerations, and anachronisms galore. Just recently, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham accused four young Democratic Congresswomen [...]

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WWII in the Pacific: Guadalcanal to the Philippines, 1942-44

By |2019-07-24T12:55:19-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Myths|

 The brutality of World War II in the Pacific continued from Guadalcanal to the Aleutians, from China to the Solomon Islands, and was also a propaganda war at home in Japan and in Allied [...]

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