Month: June 2019

Debate expectations

Tonight’s the night. We’ll see the first of two breathlessly awaited (yawn!) Democratic presidential candidate “debates.” Despite all the hype, my expectations are low … like, less than zero (see cartoon). NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo have allotted two hours to… Read More ›

D-Day: 75th Anniversary

Normandy by the Numbers The Normandy Invasion consisted of 5,333 Allied ships and landing craft embarking nearly 175,000 men. The British and Canadians put 75,215 troops ashore, and the Americans 57,500, for a total of 132,715, of whom about 3,400… Read More ›