US Coup In Syria: 1949 - Syria was once a democracy, until a US backed coup crushed it. The CIA coup in Syria 1949. This coup was followed by a series of coup’s that led Syria away from democracy and into dictatorship. What would have happened if the US government had stayed out of Syria, not supported the coup plotters and encouraged their democracy continue to develop? Would the US be planning a military attack today if not for the past misdeeds of US foreign policy? Politics Bullshit, Foreign Policy, History Teaching, Liberal Hippie, Middle East
1/22/13 James McNiece died in his home in Ponca City OK at the age of 93. He was the leader of the group that came to be known as the "Dirty Dozen". Hours before the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion, he led 18 paratroopers behind enemy lines to destroy two bridges and control a third to prevent German reinforcements from moving into Normandy and to cut off retreating German troops. 16 of his men were killed during the 36 day mission, in which they also cut enemy communications and supply lines.
Melba Roy, NASA Mathmetician, at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland in 1964. Ms. Roy led a group of NASA mathmeticians known as “computers” who tracked the Echo satellites. The first time I shared Ms. Roy on VBG, my friend Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a former postdoc in astrophysics at NASA, helpfully explained what Ms. Roy did in the comment section. I am sharing Chanda’s comment again here: “By the way, since I am a physicist, I might as well explain a little bit about what
Read Sen. Bernie Sanders report that tells the tale of the greedy and corrupt 1%, of their bonuses, lobbying, political contributions, environmental destruction, military contracts and protecting their piles of cash. The only people that suffer for it is the 99%!
Quotes from the "Great Communicator" Ronald Reagan. Thank you marines and all military for all that you do!