Corruption, Crime, Government, Issues

Did you know? Chiefs of Staff wanted to attack American cities to justify war with Cuba

A plan to attack American cities to justify war with Cuba was approved by the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1962. Rejected by President Kennedy, Operation Northwoods remained classified for 35 years. In 1959, an armed revolution by Fidel Castro succeeded in overthrowing the US-backed Cuban dictator, Fulgencio Batista. Castro became the first communist leader… Continue reading Did you know? Chiefs of Staff wanted to attack American cities to justify war with Cuba

Quotes, Thoughts

Quotes of the day – Dec 21

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. - Thomas Jefferson All the great things… Continue reading Quotes of the day – Dec 21

Government, Nationality, Patriotism

The President who told the truth

John F. Kennedy The President and the Press: American Newspaper Publishers Association Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen: I appreciate very much your generous invitation to be here tonight. You bear heavy responsibilities these days and an article I read some time ago reminded me of how particularly heavily the burdens of… Continue reading The President who told the truth

Coincidences, Culture

A History Lesson (Lincoln – Kennedy)

Here are some interesting tidbits on two of Americas Influential Presidents ... Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946. Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860. John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960. Both were particularly concerned with civil rights. Both wives lost a… Continue reading A History Lesson (Lincoln – Kennedy)