• Sea Witch Headstone

    Jul 23, 2016 @ 2:33 pm - Alain

    The ship designer of the fastest mid-19th century clipper ships including the Sea Witch, died penniless. A headstone is being placed on his grave to recognize his life.

  • Catholics 4 Trump

    Jul 18, 2016 @ 5:27 pm - benhumm

    New site to encourage Catholics to vote Trump/Pence. Please share.

  • Iwo Jima Flag Raising: Correcting History

    Jul 15, 2016 @ 8:52 pm - Chuck

    After 70 years, the identity of one of our heroes in the famous Rosenthal picture has been corrected. At first, it was believed that the second person in the picture from left to right was not Navy Corpsman John Bradley, but Pfc. Harold Schultz. Mr. Bradley was present at the raising of the first (smaller) flag. Mr. Schultz was wounded in action and shipped stateside shortly thereafter.

    While it is important to correct the historical records, the true identities of the men is not as important as their deeds.

  • The UK's New Prime Minister Will Deal with Anti-Semitism

    Jul 15, 2016 @ 9:49 am - Cathode Rays

    “Theresa May has long been conscious of the threats to Israel and the pernicious existence of anti-Semitism. In September 2014, she spoke of Israel's right to defend itself against threats, including those from Hamas, Hezb'allah, and Iran. Israel has to maintain a strong defense and security capability and to deploy it if necessary. May realizes that when Israel faces enemies intent on its very destruction, it is impossible to know how to move to a two-state solution with Palestinians.”

  • Some animals are more equal than others.

    Jul 14, 2016 @ 8:39 pm - dilvish

    California lawmakers know how to use firearms responsibly, unlike the unwashed massed.

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