Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Trapped in Perpetual Adolescence

November will be here soon enough. If there’s an election Trump stays or goes, or, if he loses, he doesn’t go. He has laid the appropriate groundwork. It was the mail-in ballots! This election was rigged! So if he loses … Continue reading

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Actual Existential Threats

Forget the war dead. This Memorial Day was like this – “The husband of the woman who leads the ‘Reopen NC’ movement says people should be willing to kill, if necessary, to resist the ‘New World Order’ and emergency orders … Continue reading

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Not This Year

Memorial Day has a long history – honor the Union dead, who kept the United States united, or the Confederate dead, who nobly fought to keep Southern chivalry and honor alive, or move on and honor all the dead who … Continue reading

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Celebrating Big Government

Another Memorial Day has come and gone, and that means summer has started, and summer ends on Labor Day, as everyone knows. Oh yeah – the first holiday is also set aside to honor those who have fought and died … Continue reading

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Honoring the Dead

The political world took the day off. It was Memorial Day – mattress sales and the start of summer, informally, as the astronomy of things puts the actual start of summer on June 21, precisely at 1:04 AM Eastern Daylight … Continue reading

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Designating Heroes

Andy Warhol had it wrong when he idly lisped that, in the future, everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes – simply everyone will have his or her fifteen minutes of fame. Perhaps this was no more than a sardonic … Continue reading

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