“Sometimes when I sleep at night I think of (Dr. Seuss’s) Hop on Pop.” — U.S. President George Bush – April 2, 2002
“Security is the essential roadblock to achieving the road map to peace.” — U.S. President George Bush – July 25, 2003
“I was not pleased that Hamas has refused to announce its desire to destroy Israel.” — U.S. President George Bush – May 4, 2006
On this date in 1066, William the Conqueror and his fleet of approximately 600 ships landed at Pevensey, Sussex, England, thus beginning the “Norman conquest.”
On this date in 1928, Scottish biologist and pharmacologist Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin when he noticed that a bacteria-killing mold was growing in his laboratory.
Albert Einstein said, “The world is too dangerous to live in – not because of the people who do evil, but because of the people who sit and let it happen.”
Bruno Jasienski said, “Do not fear your friends. At worst, they may betray you. Fear those who do not care; they neither kill nor betray, but betrayal and murder exist because of their silent consent.”
On this date in 1960, the first televised debate between U.S.A. presidential candidates was in Chicago. Republican Richard Nixon debated Democrat John Kennedy.