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69 Years Ago Today: The Battle of the Bulge

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Today marks the 69th anniversary of The Battle of the Bulge.

In late 1944, in the wake of the allied forces’ successful D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, it seemed as if the Second World War was all but over. But on December 16, with the onset of winter, the German army launched a counteroffensive that was intended to cut through the Allied forces in a manner that would turn the tide of the war in Hitler’s favor. The battle that ensued is known historically as The Battle of the Bulge. The courage and fortitude of the American Soldier was tested against great adversity. Nevertheless, the quality of his response ultimately meant the victory of freedom over tyranny.

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The Magna Carta and Our Shared Anglo-Saxon Heritage with the UK (Open Thread)

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Despite the  Romney campaign’s knee-jerk and foolish denial, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with anyone pointing out that the United States of America shares an “Anglo-Saxon heritage” with the peoples of the United Kingdom.  This is fact.  Saying so displays no “racial insensitivity” whatsoever. 

We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Mr Romney, adding: “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have”.

These anonymous “advisors” could well be (probably are) illusory and this could be (likely is) nothing more than another progressive, left-wing JournOlist ploy to damage Romney by any means necessary.  Nevertheless: Continue reading