Today is Veterans’ Day in America and for me, in particular, it is time to do a “clean up” article. As I sat down to write this I though what an appropriate juxtaposition of circumstances. In too many cases we asked our veterans to clean up our messes and I want to clean up the backlog of notes I have on things I have neglected to cover.
Today is Veterans’ Day; a day Americans set aside to honor those who have served it in the uniform of its armed services. Instead of doing some puff piece I wanted to ponder the question I feel many veterans may be asking as they look at recent political events: Is this what I signed up to defend? Let’s explore. Continue reading Is This What They Signed Up To Defend?
Today is Memorial Day in America; a day we set aside to honor our war dead. Hopefully all Americans will at least pause to think of them. The day has morphed into another holiday for picnics, ballgames and parties. We have a day honoring all veterans who have worn the uniform and served; today is for those who gave their lives to preserve the freedoms we have. I have never worn the uniform and certainly wasn’t called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice but I appreciate that many, in fact too many, did. That took courage and a sacrifice for a cause greater than themselves. What is disappointing me is that, to date at least, too many Democratic politicians appear unwilling to risk their political future to save America. Let’s explore. Continue reading They Died And You Can’t Run
When you looked at the title of today’s article I don’t know if your reaction was, “That’s a strong statement” or, “It took you this long to figure it out?” In any event Trump removed any doubt about its validity this past week. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is A Lying Coward
How do you put Veterans’ Day and a short analysis of the 2018 election and its consequences together into a single brief article? Let’s explore. Continue reading Consequences And Veterans