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A Veterans Memorial Day Message: Did You Think People Joined The Military For Patriotic Reasons?
I am a Vietnam Era Veteran. I am "not" proud of my service. Wars are fought to make the rich richer and to redraw the world map. Smedley Darlington Butler, the most decorated Marine at the time of is death, made this perfectly clear.
I served 6 years in the military, and not once did I hear anyone, enlisted or officer, talking about patriotism. A great majority of people join to make money,get ahead, and to get an education. We talked about re-enlistment bonuses and going to college. Memorial Day is a day to remember how lives continue to be ruined for the sake of greedy rich people.
"the universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper"--eden phillpotts
......lets hope it happens soon
It is happening now. Conservatives are circling the wagons. Donald Trump is the end of an era. The man behind the curtain also knows this. Something terrible is about to happen, after which those of us who are left may see the light of day.
yes. humans are mere cogs in the cosmic wheel. but given that we have free will.....what we do matters. since they killed kennedy, king, kennedy, and x, ive been waiting for a reckoning. hope to see it.
by Ronnie wrenchBiscuit2 years ago
The only thing more disgusting than a capitalist, is a wage earning slave that celebrates Memorial Day.Here I have gleaned some Memorial Day B.S. from the internet for your viewing pleasure. These are some of my...
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by Rajan Singh Jolly6 years ago
After how much time, after you joined hubpages, did you publish your first hub?And why?
by SparklingJewel6 years ago
"The call to America's roots is also a call to her foundations. The alabaster and granite headstones of our slain veterans are symbolic of the stones that are foundational to any great structure. They are what make...
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Please share how you have helped and honored US veterans who have returned home after combat.
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What was your first hub all about? and when did you write it.I joined Hubpages in November 2010, so my first hub was about Christmas gifts. What about you?
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