Many of us regarded the mysterious transition with skepticism. Why would communism, which had slain some 100 million people1 during is ruthless conquest of half the planet, suddenly don a smiley-face, introduce freedoms, and abandon its sworn goal of world domination?
I grew up mostly in Lexington, Mass., where the famed “shot heard round the world” was fired. On my way home from high school each day, I would pass Lexington Green, where colonial militia had assembled on the morning of April 19, 1775, and encountered a force of British redcoats who were on their way to neighboring Concord to confiscate armaments.
Pearl Harbor: Roosevelt’s 9/11 By James Perloff False flags do not stand alone. They are better understood – and more credibly explained to skeptics – when seen in history’s context. On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes, launched from aircraft carriers, attacked the American fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, sinking or heavily …