Saturday, August 25, 2018

Today -100: August 25, 1918: Herbert Hoover is already sweet enough

A Peruvian army garrison mutinies, demanding that Peru declare war on Germany.

The Senate releases to the public the evidence that led a sub-committee to condemn the Army aircraft program as inefficient, slow and wasteful, including closed-door testimony in which Secretary of War Newton Baker admitted having no idea if any US-made planes are actually being used in France (they aren’t).

German poison gas bombs are also really bad for linens, and the NYT is ON IT!

Headline of the Day -100: 

The story’s not of particular interest, but I’ve been meaning to point out the increasing use of “Reds” as a way to describe the current government of Russia without according it any legitimacy.

Headline of the Day -100: 

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