Decoration Day, Memorial Day & Fallen Heroes

By |2019-05-21T14:50:23-05:00May 27th, 2013|Categories: Civil War, Memorial Day, Military, Peter A. Lawler|Tags: , |

So I’ve been criticized for saying that our country is, more than ever, a meritocracy based on productivity. One of the threaders, in fact, said we’re a plutocracy based in pseudo-meritocracy. I’m actually sympathetic to that  (exaggerated) criticism, especially if the evidence used to support it begins with the ridiculous salaries “earned” by our [...]