Highlights of this day – November 27 – in history
- San Francisco Mayor shot to death;
- Gerald Ford named as Richard Nixon’s Vice President;
- Doctors perform world’s first partial face transplant;
- Playwright Eugene O’Neill dies.
Fidel Castro was not a friend to freedom. While leaders around the world convey messages of condolences, trying to be generous to the late dictator, other people are celebrating Castro’s death. Not without reason. In Miami, there are scores of families with personal stories of oppression at the hands of the Castro regime. If President Obama’s initiative continues, there is no reason the lives of the Cuban people could not improve . . . dramatically . . . if only slowly.Continue reading →
There were times when cataclysmic events such as severe storms and earthquakes were taken as signs or warnings. Worse would come if people did not change something about themselves.
In the last two months at least 5 Pacific typhoons and 3 Atlantic hurricanes have battered the seas and lands. In the last 30 days alone at least 13 significant earthquakes have shaken the earth.
Today both a fierce storm and a sizeable earthquake struck Central America. Almost together. Could this be an omen? A warning of worse things to come?Continue reading →
Jack Ruby fatally shoots Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas; Charles Darwin publishes theory of evolution; Hijacker known as D.B. Cooper parachutes out of plane with ransom money; Queen’s Freddie Mercury dies.Continue reading →