Tagged: anniversary

70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

Today is the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 7, 1941, the surprise attack against the U.S. Fleet’s Pearl Harbor base claimed the lives of 2,400 Americans. The attack destroyed five of the eight battleships anchored in Pearl Harbor, and also severely damaged Hawaii-based combat planes....

USA PATRIOT Act Turns Ten

Today, October 26, 2011, is the tenth anniversary of former President Bush’s signing of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001. Known more familiarly as the “Patriot Act”, it lessened the restrictions governing the search of citizens’ records, granted...