January 27, 1941: The U.S. ambassador to Japan communicated to Washington that the Japanese were planning to attack Pearl Harbor, but no one believed the ambassador.
November 27, 1941: Admiral Kimmel and General Short received a "war warning" from Washington that described an imminent attack by the Japanese on the U.S. in the Pacific.
December 7, 1941: At 7:55 am, the Japanese attacked ships in Pearl Harbor plus the Hickam, Wheeler, Ford Island, Ewa Field and Kaneohe air stations. The attack continued for two hours and twenty minutes and resulted in 2,400 American casualties, 1,200 wounded, and over 300 aircraft and 18 ships damaged or destroyed.
December 8, 1941: U.S. Congress and President Roosevelt declared war on Japan, which was immediately reciprocated, and the U.S. entered World War 2.
“Antarctic sea ice has grown to a record large extent for a second straight year, baffling scientists seeking to understand why this ice is expanding rather than shrinking in a warming world. On Saturday, the ice extent reached 19.51 million square kilometers, according to data posted on the National Snow and Ice Data Center Web site. That number bested record high levels set earlier this month and in 2012 (of 19.48 million square kilometers). Records date back to October 1978.”
At this rate, instead of mourning the drowning polar bears, we're going to find ourselves fleeing for our lives from rampaging packs of them. And that's only if we are able to survive the rapidly advancing glaciers that accompany the spreading polar ice caps.
One wonders if even that would be enough to convince scientists that their assumption of a warming world is incorrect. Even a child is usually capable of discerning that if the ice in his glass of water is not melting, but the entire glass is starting to frost over instead, he is not in a warm environment."