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 [...]

Memorial Day: Remembering, Gratitude & our Duty to the Republic

By |2017-05-29T08:16:33-05:00May 27th, 2013|Categories: Foreign Affairs, Memorial Day, Military, W. Winston Elliott III|Tags: |

The American Cemetery at Omaha Beach, Normandy, France Today I honor the men and women of the United States military who have sacrificed their lives while doing their duty to the Republic. For them, and their families, I ask God to bless them and keep them. And for the fallen of the 1st Brigade [...]