VA director’s attitude seems a little Mickey Mouse

The men and women who fight for our freedom have a thankless battle. During the Vietnam War, it was the people maligning the soldiers who came back home and, instead of thanking them for their service, called them butchers and spit on them. After the terrorist attacks in 2001 took place and we found ourselves…

Memorial Day is for lost freedom fighters, not bikinis and booze

Next Monday is Memorial Day, and it holds different meanings for different people. For many people, it’s the climax of a three-day weekend where the unofficial start of summer takes place. There’s beer, barbecue and bikinis making up an unholy trinity. Bzzzzt! Wrong! Thank you for playing, and we have some lovely parting gifts for…