Memorial Day 2016

May 30, 2016
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English: Picture of graves decorated with flags at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day 2008. 26 May 2008. Author: Remember

Today is a somber, nationwide day of reflection. Originally known as Decoration Day, it was intended to honor the sacrifices made by the Union war dead-the South has its own traditions-but is now a commemoration of the lives of all American servicemen and women who’ve fallen in battle. Unfortunately, even this occasion cannot escape the long march of the post-60s countercultural left. Joe Guzzardi explains how our nation’s leaders have corrupted yet another American institution, this time the one dedicated explicitly to preserving our rapidly eroding freedoms and sovereignty. 

 

 

 

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