While we are busy paying attention to the political issues of the day, we cannot forget that today is Pearl Harbor Day. Here is some media to drive home what happened there-70 years ago today. USS Arizona Before: After: USS Oklahoma Before: After: It saddens me that we are rapidly losing the “greatest generation.” The generation of my grandparents. Soon, they will be gone, and we will have to tell their stories for them. If any are reading this, rest assured that we will not forget, and we will teach our children. Thank you for your sacrifices and service.
If you recall, there were a lot of questions regarding the details requested in the last census. For example, I knew that census data was misused in the past, but I never took the time to research it sufficiently to write a post. Bunkerville, however, has done the necessary legwork. Here is an excerpt… This rounding up of Japanese-American citizens was “authorized” by President Franklin D. Roosevelt who bypassed Congress and issued Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. The executive order was written and carried out in total violation of the U.S. Constitution and its Bill of Rights. http://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/todays-doc/index.html?dod-date=219 […]