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Memorial Day 2013

It is the Soldier, not the reporter,
Who has given us freedom of the press.
It is the Soldier, not the poet,
Who has given us freedom of speech.
It is the Soldier, not the organizer,
Who gave us the freedom to demonstrate
It is the Soldier, who salutes the flag,
Who serves beneath the flag,
And whose coffin is draped by the flag,
Who allows the protester to burn the flag. Continue reading

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Are Rachel Maddow and Chris Hayes Identical Twins?

The many physical and psychological similarities between Maddow and Hayes have much to do with the provocative Tweet Ann Coulter wrote today in response to Chris Hayes’ reluctance to define our fallen troops as heroes. Continue reading

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Remember Their Sacrifice

Remember their sacrifice. That’s not asking much. Continue reading

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In Memorial: The Brothers of the USS Arizona

To all those who have sacrificed for us, I offer up a small tribute to the men who were killed at Pearl Harbor onboard the USS Arizona. I knew that the Arizona had suffered a lot of casualties on December 7th, 1941, but I didn’t realize that of the 2,400 servicemen and civilians killed that fateful day, 1,177 of them were the officers and crew of the Arizona. I also didn’t realize that there were 38 sets of brothers who served onboard this battleship, including 3 sets of 3 brothers and a set of twins. Of the 79 brothers, 63 died during the attack. Continue reading

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To Those Who Have Served: We Salute You!

To All Those Who Have Served: We Salute You! Continue reading

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