Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A Solemn Anniversary, And Today's News

Today is the 75th anniversary of the "date which will live in infamy", when the Japanese navy attacked Pearl Harbor and Hickam Field in Hawaii.  Early this morning, a moment of silence was observed at Pearl Harbor.  About 4,000 people were expected to attend a commemoration ceremony.  Survivors of the attack attended the ceremony in Hawaii, or a reception in Los Angeles.  As some look back, the attack is said to have "shaped the modern world".
Here are some things going on today:

The Charleston church shooter starts to get his day in court.

When in Spain, beware the fake police.

Donald Trump finds his DHS secretary....

....And maybe his Secretary of State.

Leftists already have problems with another Trump nominee.

Time gives their Person Of The Year award to.......

Responsibility for the plane plane crash in Brazil, which killed 71 people, goes all the way to the top.

A founder of the "alt-right" movement speaks and gets protested.

A deadly earthquake strikes Indonesia.

Indonesians celebrating Christmas get shut down.

A British imam claims that Islam has been distorted.

As Steven Stills sang, "paranoia strikes deep".

The above-mentioned DHS isn't doing so well these days.

If you think Chicago is violent, five other Illinois cities are even worse.

Miami has been wracked by heroin overdosing.

And to finish, the weird ways we've been using Cheetos.

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