Saturday, January 09, 2016

Today -100: January 9, 1916: Of dishonorable quietude


In November (but just being made public now), Germany promised the US not to sink civilian ships until after their passengers and crew are safely on lifeboats.

The German government invites Herbert Hoover to feed the (remaining) people of Serbia, like he did the Belgians, so they don’t have to. Germany has systematically stripped the parts of Serbia it occupies of hogs and cattle.

Headline of the Day -100: 


That’s Henry B. Joy of the Navy League (and Packard Motors), not the emotion joy. Henry Joy asks if the American people really know “that the honor of Americans is being sold for dishonorable quietude?”

There’s an interesting article on the hiring of actors and extras for the film Her God (aka The Red Woman), for which the requirements are:



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