A Reminder on 11/11/14

Posted: November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ok, I can’t help but repost this. Brooks D. Simpson, known to many for his wonderful biography of Ulysses S. Grant, hits on one controversial use of Veterans Day in this post. I agree with him completely, and will return to this theme in greater depth later in the week.

Crossroads

UPDATE: Just in case cackin’ Connie Chastain claims I’ve distorted the message of this group. here’s what they say:

Twitter Four

Told ya–these folks don’t want you to honor United States veterans even as they want to honor Confederate veterans.

Watch Connie squirm. Watch Susan disappear.

—-original post—-

Today’s Veterans Day. We thank those who have served. We note members of our family who have served in actions stretching back to the birth of the republic.

Well, not all of us. You might want to take a look at the Twitter account of a group that claims it is linked to the Virginia division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Twitter One

Well, as they asked no quarter, they won’t get any from me.

Twitter Two

So it’s all about honoring service and veterans, eh? Apparently not. We’ll hear that Confederate veterans are American veterans worth honoring, but not United States veterans.

And guess who…

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