July 2019

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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WWII in the Pacific: Pearl Harbor to Midway, 1941-42

By |2019-07-16T14:33:48-04:00July 15th, 2019|Myths|

 Superstar historian, Professor Nash, joins us to talk about the opening years of American involvement in Pacific during World War II. From Pearl Harbor to Midway, it’s a brutal chess match across the Pacific [...]

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The Many Myths about the Declaration of Independence

By |2019-07-02T13:42:37-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Myths|

Every July, American Buzzkillers get inundated with chain emails, Facebook posts, and Tweets that spread more myths about the Declaration of Independence. No matter how many times they’ve been disproved, the seem to crop up [...]

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June 2019