Whether we know their names or not, we owe it to those who died to devote some of our time on Memorial Day to remembering the sacrifices they made.
The war on Abraham Lincoln continues.
Abraham Lincoln waged a gruesome war to preserve this nation. It makes a powerful symbolic statement of our country’s demise when his statue is facedown in the mud.
In the past, when respiratory viruses hit, leaders (including in the medical field) saw it as their duty to stem panic and to encourage people to go on with their lives as much as possible.
Ultimately, the American people decide which of the candidates for president has the strength and character to lead.
Banning anyone’s political speech, left or right, is wrong. Once the speech of one party is significantly constrained or even erased, any speech opposed to the powerful will be steadily eliminated.
Is a minuscule level of risk worth destroying children’s futures?
Reason and perspective will be greater friends than panic in seeing us through this challenge.
It seems clear that those hellbent on undermining America have little or no knowledge or appreciation of the past.
Without understanding the past, we cannot preserve our hard-won freedoms. I hope that Americans are still brave enough to oppose eradicating history, and that the extraordinary story of Abraham Lincoln will live on.
We should never erase the history of how blacks and whites worked together to defeat slavery.
Central to the American ideal is that no group is treated better or worse than another. Every citizen is an individual, with sacred rights.
When all this is over, one of the key problems to resolve will be: how to deal with viruses and save lives without doing unacceptably massive damage to our whole society.