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Bad Luck Former Master
THU 23 JUL 1942 Atlantic Unarmed U.S. freighter Onondaga , bound for Havana, Cuba, is torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-129 five miles north of Cayo Guillermo, 22°40'N, 78°40'W. Nineteen of the 33-man crew die in the attack, as does the sole passenge...

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There's A Riot Going On!
It was 50 yrs. ago today ... The 1967 Detroit Riots were among the most violent and destructive riots in U.S. history. By the time the bloodshed, burning and looting ended after five days, 43 people were dead, 342 injured, nearly 1,400 buildings had been bu...

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Another Wk. Of Typing Ahead*
Doing "Mike's Blog Round-Up" (Who was this mysterious Mike, anyway?) chez CROOKS AND LIARS this Mon., that is, tomorrow, 24 July through Sun. 30 July. (Sweet Blood Of Jesus, everything is an imposition innit, including the autonomous brain functions that ke...

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Contempt For The Audience
Johnny Hart , "the most widely read Christian of our time," has been dead for over seven yrs. Not that you'd know it, as his name is still splashed on two strips that run to this day. We hope this act of contempt & sloth made under his name has him spinning...

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Contempt For The Audience
Johnny Hart , "the most widely read Christian of our time," has been dead for over seven yrs. Not that you'd know it, as his name is still splashed on two strips that run to this day. We hope this act of contempt & sloth has him spinning in his grave. From ...

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More Ugly History
A California event of which I had not previously known. The filthy hypocrisy of this nation of fucking sheep & its bullshit legal system never ceases to amaze me, even 101 yrs. later. General Interest 1916 The Preparedness Day bombing In San Francisco, a bo...

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And One Stowaway
WED 22 JUL 1942 Pacific USAAF planes (B-17s, B-25s and B-26s are utilized in the attacks) attack Japanese shipping off Buna, New Guinea, damaging destroyer Uzuki and sinking army cargo ship Ayatosan Maru , 08°50'S, 148°50'E. U.S. freighter William Dawes is ...

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D (For Dillinger) Day
History blows again & again : Crime 1923 Dillinger joins the Navy in an attempt to avoid prosecution John Herbert Dillinger joins the Navy in order to avoid charges of auto theft in Indiana, marking the beginning of America’s most notorious criminal’s downf...

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War On <strike>Christians</strike>Hypocrites
Seven months ago : Ole Miss is still waiting on the results of an NCAA investigation into the program. And according to one recruit, head coach Hugh Freeze implied the NCAA is going after the program because of his outspoken religious beliefs. [...] At the ...

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Plan B
TUE 21 JUL 1942 Pacific Japanese forces occupy Buna, New Guinea, having been frustrated in their attempt to capture Port Moresby by sea (first at Lae-Salamaua and then at the Battle of the Coral Sea) in the first step of an overland campaign to take the sam...
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