Watts Race Riot, Goodbye Vietnam, al-Qaeda Established

On This Progressive Day: August 11
"Race riots" begin in the Watts area of Los Angeles (1965)

The last U.S. ground combat unit departs South Vietnam (1972)

Al-Qaeda formed (1988)

Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand (2003)

President B. Hussein Obama stages a union rally in Portsmouth, NH to promote Obamacare, his Cloward-Pivening of the U.S. health insurance sector (2009)

After meeting with his national security team on the subject of abandoning Iraq to Islamofascist terrorists, President B. Hussein Obama stages a photo-op to sign the job-killing, so-called "Manufacturing Enhancement Act" (2011)

b: Konstantin Rodzaevsky (1907), Edwin D. Hill (1937), Pervez Musharraf (1943), David Brooks (1961); d: Santo Trafficante, Sr. (1954), Eunice Kennedy Shriver (2009)

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