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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Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES The above screenshot is from the AFA website, where the Boycott Target Pledge has now surpassed a million signers. After the news broke recently about Target’s preposterous policy of allowing any man to use the women’s restroom for any reason (and vice versa), which they masqueraded as “inclusiveness” for “transgender” customers and staff, the backlash was fast and has | Read More »
Glenn Beck and his friends had some fun during Friday’s edition of “The Glenn Beck Program” radio show. Using different flavors of crushed cheetos, they tried to replicate Donald Trump’s repulsive orange hue.