Monday, May 28, 2007

Another Memorial Day And More Dead To Mourn

I know many of my fellow Veterans disagree with my sentiments on this, but I no longer march in Memorial Day parades. I've tried to rationalize it, but I simply won’t march next to other Vets who voted for George W. Bush, support continuing the Iraq disaster and, whether they admit it to themselves or not, tacitly endorse the creation of more dead for next year's observance.

For myself, I'm going to stay home, think of a few people I knew long ago and, as with every year, have one song going through my mind….