WWII

Hundreds Attend Funeral For WWII Veteran With No Close Family
An old soldier has been honored by hundreds of mourners at his funeral after fears his passing would be forgotten. Read more...
Jon Stewart Takes On Denizens Of 'Bullsh*t Mountain' For Shutdown Coverage
Jon Stewart opened up his show for the third night in a row with their ongoing coverage of what The Daily Show has dubbed "Shutstorm 2013," and Thursday, Stewart's ire was aimed squarely at the denizens of "Bullsh*t Mountain" aka Fox "news"... Read more...
The Power of Music from Life File Videos on Vimeo. Jack Leroy Tueller, at age 90, recounts a remarkable experience he had in WWII. Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell gives us “Another Episode of When Republican Draft Dodgers Run for President” After taking a shot at Mitt Romney last week for his “evolving” comments on the Vietnam war, O'Donnell took another bite at the apple with Read more...
Paul Krugman is doing the rounds on his book tour (I saw him here in Philadelphia Tuesday night—yeah, I'm a dork, I got him to autograph my copy) and here he is on Democracy Now! to pound the drum for government spending. Oddly enough, Read more...

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C&L's Late Night Music Club With The Ross Sisters (1944)
When Nonny Mouse sent this video to the team, (h/t Sue E.) it was to suggest it for open thread, but it's a fine music club, as these girls do well as Read more...
CNN [also being aired on MSNBC]: Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama will come together Thursday night for half-hour appearances at a TIME-sponsored Read more...
Digby excerpts part of MLK's not very well known speech on Vietnam, you know the war that Bush says Iraq isn't: Somehow this madness must cease. We m Read more...
[media id=4528] [media id=4529] (h/t Heather) This week's edition of In Memoriam notes the passing of Dungeons & Dragons creator Gary Gygax, co Read more...
Bill O'Reilly defames our WWII troops In his debate last night with Wesley Clark, Bill said this to prove his point: Clark: And let me explain som Read more...