Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Oh, come on. Somebody had to write it. The ninnies at the Eau Claire school district decided that a 21-gun salute at a ceremony honoring veterans would just be too scary for the adults in attendance and cancelled the program. I love how soldiers firing blanks is just too much for the educational weenies. WTAQ’s […]

Eddie Rickenbacker – America’s “Ace of Aces”   (The U.S. Centennial Of Flight Commission) When the United States entered World War I in April 1917, Rickenbacker decided to apply for flight school with the U.S. Army Air Service. He was rejected because he was too old and did not have a college education. Instead, he joined […]

The “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” Today is the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day. Print this entry

In the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, “the war to end all wars” came to an end. Brave men on both sides fought and died in unprecedented numbers. Eastern Europe fragmented and faced the grim spectres of Bolshevism and a resentful Germany. National aspirations across the globe went […]

In the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, “the war to end all wars” came to an end. Brave men on both sides fought and died in unprecedented numbers. Eastern Europe fragmented and faced the grim spectres of Bolshevism and a resentful Germany. National aspirations across the globe went […]