Wonderful post on the meaning of Memorial Day … Reflect on those who made the ultimate sacrifice!!
On Monday, May 25, 2015, a holiday will be among us where about 70% of the country will sit down with friends and family and get drunk and eat too much food.
Many will take in the weekend sales on appliances and cars.
The rest will step back and observe the day in the way it was intended, a day of remembering. The way it should be.
When did we become so commercialized when it comes to these holidays? Especially the ones where men and women lost their lives, where is the patriotism in a holiday sales ad? Oh because it’s in red, white and blue, gotcha. People will argue that it’s those privileges that we are entitled to have because they died for our freedom. Hate to burst your bubble but that is not the freedom they died for.
We take advantage of Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, Independence Day…
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