“You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade”

On June 6, 1944, Supreme Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower sent a message to the Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force about what they faced in the invasion of Normandy and their prospects for victory.

Back then, American military leaders didn’t have to mince words or worry about offending Muslims. (Unlike these twisted times, [...]

Minneapolis Extols Refugee Diversity

Refugees: they bring culture as well as diversity, so let’s celebrate! That seems to be the loony script for a local Minneapolis puff piece on what must be a slow news day.

World Refugee Day in Minnesota, Fox 9 News, June 5, 2010

The weather didn’t dampen a big gathering of international refugees in Minneapolis on Saturday. [...]