After Memorial Day

June 5th, 2011

By Jan Barry What do Americans do the day after Memorial Day? Move on, mostly, into the swing of summer, the resumption of daily routines uninterrupted by badgering advertisements for holiday sales and blaring reminders to commemorate the war dead. So the crowd was sparse the day after Memorial Day at the Veterans’ Voices poetry […]


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Veterans Day

November 11th, 2009

By Tom Carter Veterans Day is one of the more serious and somber of the holidays Americans observe.  That’s as it should be, for the purpose is to remember those who served our country in the armed forces, sometimes to the point of suffering grievous wounds or losing their lives.  As people attend Veterans Day […]


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Equality for All

October 25th, 2009

Following is a video that everyone should see and hear.  It was posted by Kevin at Preemptive Karma. In the video, an elderly gentleman who saw extensive combat during World War II talks about what he was fighting for. He and his wife, who’s now deceased, had four sons, one of whom is gay.  He […]


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