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Honor For Whom Honor is Due

rwright Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 2:03 AM
You lost the election--get over it. There will be another one in four years. Field a better candidate and you might win.

On the heels of a pivotal national election, I'd like to remind Americans that it is our troops' service and sacrifice that safeguards our precious right to cast those ballots and savor the freedoms that we hold dear. They represent the best of America.

Yesterday, we honored all U.S. veterans and troops currently serving for their unwavering courage, their dedication to keeping our nation strong and protecting the liberties we continue to enjoy. We also paid tribute to the wounded, missing, fallen and their families.

My father, Ray, fought and was wounded in World War II in the...