If you watch the end of FDR’s famous Day of Infamy Speech you see he does not ask Congress to declare war, which is their Constitutional responsibility. FDR asks Congress to recognize a state of war already exists.
With President Donald Trump leading the chorus of incivility and insult, hate crime in California spiked more than 17 percent between 2016 and 2017. It reflects the state after Proposition 187’s 1994 passage.
When professional soccer finally came to Fresno, Milton Blanco wasn’t ready to hang up his cleats. So the Fresno Fuego fan favorite became the USL club’s top ticket salesman before convincing management he deserved to play (and coach).
Fresno State professor Andrew Fiala writes a weekly column on ethics for The Fresno Bee. For the week of July 15, 2018, he reflects on world integration as he attends the International Society for Universal Dialogue biannual congress in Lima, Peru.
Downstream from majestic Mount Shasta is the Shasta Dam and the reservoir now known as Lake Shasta. According to historical records, dam construction started in 1937, and was such a high priority that when some of the men working on the project went to war, they were replaced by men and women who completed the project in 1945.
When Bee columnist Marek Warszawski wrote that sales of legal, personal fireworks should be banned in Fresno and the Valley, he braced for the inevitable backlash. Instead, he got overwhelming support.
Every U.S. president for the past quarter-century has thought he could improve relations with Russia. Now comes Putin’s first formal summit meeting with President Trump next week in Finland. What should we to expect and worry about?
Assemblyman Jim Patterson said the DMV promised to increase operating hours including Saturdays, and less crowding and waiting for customers. Despite an increased budget to accomplish that, Patterson says the DMV has failed to deliver its promises.