Friday is Veterans Day. We celebrate Veterans Day on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, the day the guns fell silent in Europe following the armistice that ended World War I. For some, it’s a day off from school or work, but for the majority of Americans, it means so much more.Read More
Joe Biden announced on Thursday that an additional 7,000 U.S. troops will be deployed to Germany, bringing the total of U.S. troops sent to Europe this month to 12,000. On February 2, 1,700 troops were ordered to Poland, and 300 to Germany. Another 3,000 troops were added to Poland on Feb. 11, as the crisis loomed.
The U.S. forces are being deployed to bolster NATO’s defenses as Russia continues its military incursion into Ukraine.
Speaking from the East Room of the White House, Biden stressed that U.S. soldiers will not be going to Ukraine and will not be fighting Russian troops.Read More
The U.S. life expectancy dropped to its lowest level since World War II in 2020, multiple sources reported.
Life expectancy fell from 78.8 years in 2019 to 77 years in 2020, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, NBC News reported.
The average life expectancy for males fell 2.1 years from 76.3 in 2019 to 74.2 in 2020, NBC News reported. Women’s average life expectancy decreased 1.5 years from 81.4 in 2019 to 79.9 in 2020.Read More
Bob Dole, a son of the prairie from Russell, Kan., who survived grievous injuries during World War II to battle for decades as a Republican Senate leader and presidential candidate, died Sunday at the age of 98 after a battle with lung cancer.
His death was announced by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation founded by his wife and former North Carolina senator.
“Senator Robert J. Dole died early this morning in his sleep. At his death, at age 98, he had served the United States of America faithfully for 79 years,” the statement said.
The family had announced in February he was diagnosed with lung cancer and was beginning treatments.Read More
Thursday is Veterans Day. We celebrate Veterans Day on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, the day the guns fell silent in Europe following the armistice that ended World War I. For some, it’s a day off from school or work, but for the majority of Americans, it means so much more.Read More
After three weeks in Europe and extensive discussions with dozens of well-informed and highly placed individuals from most of the principal Western European countries, including leading members of the British government, I have the unpleasant duty of reporting complete incomprehension and incredulity at what Joe Biden and his collaborators encapsulate in the peppy but misleading phrase, “We’re back.”
As one eminent elected British government official put it, “They are not back in any conventional sense of that word. We have worked closely with the Americans for many decades and we have never seen such a shambles of incompetent administration, diplomatic incoherence, and complete military ineptitude as we have seen in these nine months. We were startled by Trump, but he clearly knew what he was doing, whatever we or anyone else thought about it. This is just a disintegration of the authority of a great nation for no apparent reason.”Read More
Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed author of The Magna Carta of Humanity Os Guinness to the newsmakers line to talk about cultural Marxism in America, free speech of the 60s, and escaping Communist China.Read More
This Sunday marks the 77th anniversary of the greatest gamble in World War II.
On June 6, 1941, more than 156,0000 allied forces launched from the sea onto the beaches of Normandy. Nearly 7,000 allied ships commanded the French coastline, and more than 3,200 aircraft dominated the skies. A few miles inland, 23,000 paratroopers landed to block German reinforcements from the shore.
After years of preparation, practice, and training, the Allies had come to break German power in Europe.Read More
Seventy-nine years ago today, the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the United States at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The devastation was immense, but the action did not knock the United States out of the war as the Japanese hoped.Read More
Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the studio to discuss parallels between FDR’s depression and the current COVID recession and whether or not Roosevelt would have been considered a great president had it not been for Hitler.Read More
Post-World War II institutions are unraveling, and there’s panic here and abroad about it.
The transnational Left is starting to lose the means by which it seeks to shape the world without voter involvement. And the neo-cons are seeing their means of geopolitical intervention weaken.Read More
78 years ago today, the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the United States at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The devastation was immense, but the action did not knock the United States out of the war as the Japanese hoped.Read More
Seventy-four years ago today, the United States joined with Great Britain, the free French forces, and Canada to mount a bold invasion of the beachhead in Normandy, France as a last-ditch effort to gain a foothold in Europe against the conquering forces of Hitler’s Germany. The 160,000-soldier seaborne operation would…Read More
As people around the world marked Holocaust Remembrance Day, once again promising to “never forget” the genocide that killed 6 million Jews during World War II, a new study shows Americans appear to be doing just that. The study released Thursday by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany,…Read More
by Hans von Spakovsky As we celebrate Easter Sunday and the Jewish Passover, we should keep in our prayers and remembrances the many Americans who fought and sacrificed during that same time 73 years ago in the Battle of Okinawa. The event was Operation Iceberg. It was the bloodiest battle…Read More
During World War II, women played an important role by cracking codes that led to the sinking of Japanese ships. The women were sworn to secrecy and many kept the secret for decades. But recently they’ve started to get credit. Liza Mundy details their experiences in her new book, Code…Read More
MADISON, Tennessee–Reenactors and others relived the 1940s on Saturday at Amqui Station in Madison. Men wearing military uniforms and women dressed in period clothing pitched tents and brought out vehicles to help educate the public about World War II days. It was the third annual “World War II Remembrance Day…Read More
Nearly three-quarters of a century ago on June 6, 1944 the United States joined with Great Britain, the free French forces, and Canada to mount a bold invasion of the beachhead in Normandy, France as a last-ditch effort to gain a foothold in Europe against the conquering forces of Hitler’s…Read More