2014's sleeper issue: A bank nobody's heard of

Eric Bradner Politico 7/13/2014

The 2014 campaign season’s got a sleeper issue: a government bank most people have never heard of.

The Export-Import Bank, a federal entity that has handed out loans to American businesses in relative obscurity for years, is suddenly a political flashpoint — either a symbol of government-sponsored corporate welfare, as some […]

Justice Scalia: You Are ‘Kidding Yourself’ If You Think World War II-Style Internment Camps Will Never Happen Again

Joel Gehrke The Washington Examiner 2/4/2014

Justice Antonin Scalia predicts that the Supreme Court will eventually authorize another a wartime abuse of civil rights such as the internment camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II.

“You are kidding yourself if you think the same thing will not happen again,” Scalia told the University of Hawaii […]

Rare and Unseen Pics After Pearl Harbor

Breitbart News Breitbart.com Big Peace 7 Dec 2013

Exactly 72 years ago today, Japan launched more than 350 fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes against the U.S. naval base in Hawaii–a “date which will live in infamy,” in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt. In fact, that Sunday morning is so seared into America’s memory that […]

Pearl Harbor veterans remember how paradise suddenly turned into hell

Jay Groff, 89, served in the Army Air Corps Rescue Boat Service at Pearl Harbor, Oahu. Groff was in bed as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor began, which he says probably saved his life. Groff calls the attack the most important day of the 20th century, adding that "the world changed for […]