Rants & Raves

...and were thus able to pull off one of the biggest hoaxes on the American public known to mankind.TO FINISH UP WORLD War II, Truman had to have two atomic bombs dropped on Japan. Alas, a lot of innocent Japanese got killed, but we had no choice. Are we...

May it never fail

...not as the supreme expression of our profound belief, but merely as curiosities in glass cases."? President Harry S. Truman, dedicating theNational Archives Today, 227 years after its ratification, the Constitution is nothing more than a curiosity...

Israel part of 'new Zion'

...arose, meaning at the time to settle some of them in Palestine. However, that area was in no sense vacant, when President Truman assumed he had the right to ship thousands of displaced Jews there. Within a year of their arrival, the Jews decided that...

Turn out on Tuesday

...ideal fit for the General Assembly, as a consensus-builder. Part of his philosophy mirrors a quote often attributed to Harry Truman: "It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." Jones has passion and energy, and it shows...

Afghan soldier kills US general, wounds 15 others

...power.Mark Jacobson, a former NATO deputy civilian representative to Afghanistan and now a senior adviser at the private Truman National Security Project, said the threat of Afghan troops turning their guns on their American partners is a serious problem...

Truman's love letters to wife Bess reveals his softer side

...INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- As president, Harry S. Truman earned the moniker "Give 'Em Hell Harry...wife his heart. In love letters to Bess Truman, the nation's 33rd president reveals...in "The Love Story of Harry and Bess Truman," at the Truman Presidential Museum...

Life & style
'Truman Show' has depth beyond movie's story line

The Truman Show is founded on an enormous secret...looks like a nice place to live. Certainly Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) doesn't know anything...reflected on how really odd a tree looks? Truman works as a sales executive at an insurance...

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Truman was prophetic about GOP

...announcement came that President Harry Truman had been re-elected. Fifty-two years...Day, I watched a replay of President Truman's acceptance speech at the Democratic...speech. I am amazed how prophetic Mr. Truman was. He said that the Democratic Party...

Truman stupidest president ever

...Cook's Aug. 13 letter praising Harry Truman, who was the stupidest president this country ever had. Truman was vice president when President Franklin...applied pressure in Washington so President Truman sent Secretary of State George Marshall...

Harry Truman not a stupid president

Regarding recent letter calling Harry Truman the "stupidest president ever": I think...dust of history finally settles on Mr. Truman's presidency, one will find he was...We never hear about that. President Truman may be accused of many things but stupidity...