Today is May 28th. Today is Memorial Day. Our front page today has several excellent posts honoring the holiday. In today’s header, I included the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor, the emblem of the Marine Corps, my branch of service. But I truly honor and am grateful for the service of every single member of the United States Armed Forces, the world’s greatest fighting force. The Denver Post has a good slideshow of photos from the ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery here. And in lieu of my usual “on this date” format, I’m including a tribute video that first ran at RedState on Memorial Day in 2011. Semper Fi!
Consider this an Open Thread.
Remembering our guardians at the gate | Rep. Allen West
“General Logan asked that we cherish ‘tenderly the memory of our heroic dead, who made their breasts a barricade between our country and its foes. Their soldier lives were the reveille of freedom to a race in chains, and their deaths the tattoo of rebellious tyranny in arms. We should guard their graves with sacred vigilance.'”
Video: MSNBC observes Memorial Day | Hot Air
“Yesterday, MSNBC and its host Chris Hayes called that recognition warmongering in an incoherent, rambling statement that will haunt the channel and its host for a very long time”
Caller to Lee Stranahan Show Claims to Be My Swatter | Patterico’s Pontifications
“This was an update to my post about the hoax call that sent police to Erick Erickson’s house — but I think it deserves its own post. I was on a podcast with Lee Stranahan last night about Kimberlin and the swattings. You can hear it here.”
Swatter Reward For Info That Convicts This Coward | Lee Stranahan
“I’m personally offering $1000 and my friend Brandon Darby kicked in $1000 and thanks to people who have committed in, the reward commitment is at $1225 $2550! (See below if you want to help.)
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