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Friday, November 11, 2016

I Do Not Know How To Say “Happy Veteran’s Day.”

I do not know how to say “Happy Veteran’s Day.”  How can a day set aside to honor those who have served, and are serving in our nation’s military be a “happy” day?

I say this not as a denigration of those who have served in the armed forces. It is not an insult. It is not a disparagement of the millions of individuals who have served in the military.

But every military conflict, every war, every battle, every casualty, every death represents humanity's failure to be kind, to be just, and to be peaceable. This is not a happy thing. 

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