National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
To use the atomic bombs that devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki “was not a weighty matter,” said historian Barton Bernstein. “In the framework of mid-1945 no one around Truman had any sustained and serious doubts about using the bomb.” “There’s no way that any American president, faced with the expenditures that had been put into the [...]
“One of the most horrible features of war is that all the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.”Â â€” George Orwell At the end of WWII, 60 minutes of raw film was discovered intact in an East German archive. Shot by the Nazis in Warsaw [...]