May 13, 2019

Which U.S. president took the first step on the path to Pearl Harbor?

Did the journey to Pearl Harbor start in the White House in 1905? Retweet

We hear it all the time, especially on Memorial Day — U.S. soldiers died to protect our freedom, or make our way of life possible, or to make the world a better place. It sounds great. We want to believe it. Indeed, it’s painful to think otherwise.

Teddy Roosevelt, World PolicemanBut it should be even more traumatic to contemplate the future loss of innocent lives. And if they died because we failed to learn from history, we deserve that trauma. That’s why, once again, we’re promoting a series of articles about U.S. military history in the run-up to Memorial Day.

The first article in the series was “Were early U.S. wars good or bad?

Today’s article is…

Did Teddy Roosevelt co-found the Empire of Japan?

You will learn how the first step toward Pearl Harbor was actually taken way back in 1905. It may change the way you look at huge chunks of world history. Please read it.

Thank you for being an ACTIVE DC Downsizer,

Jim Babka, President
Downsize DC

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