David Young: It is our responsibility to look out for veterans, to support them, and ensure we live up to the promises we’ve made to them when come home.
David Young: Look a Veteran in the eye and say “thank you” for their bravery and sacrifices they deserve our unwavering gratitude and respect.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) honored vets and discussed her own military service in remarks released on video in honor of Veterans Day.
Mike Huckabee criticized Belle Plaine High School’s decision to move an annual Veterans Day Assembly of school grounds because of its 21-gun salute.
We at Caffeinated Thoughts would like to thank all those who have served or are currently serving in our military. Thank you so much for your service to our country. We also would like to take time to honor the sacrifices made by those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Their sacrifice will […]
By Congressman Tom Latham (R-IA) No one has done more to secure the freedom enjoyed by every single American than our veterans and those currently serving in the armed services. To those who have served– and to those who currently wear the uniform – thank you. Every American owes a debt of gratitude to our […]
Washington D.C.- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) today issued the following statement thanking our nation’s veterans for their service to the country. King also announced that on Veterans Day he will be participating in ceremonies marking the dedication of a new VA Clinic at St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll, Iowa. “Every Veterans Day provides Americans the […]
Here’s some miscellany for this fine Wednesday evening. Gallup: Republicans Edge Ahead of Democrats in 2010 Vote The Page: What’s In Sarah Palin’s Book by Mark Halperin (I love the picture he has, it’s hilarious). Big Government: Using Unions As Weapons: UPS v. FedEx by Nick Gillespie The Admonition: Math you can believe in by […]
Today marks Veterans Day. Originally known as Armistice Day when Germany signed an armistice with the Allies on November 11, 1918 ending the “Great War.” Which was thought to be the war to end all wars. We know now that certainly wasn’t the case. Our soldiers, sailors and Marines have been called on time and […]
I thought it would be appropriate to share the best known wartime poems – “In Flanders Fields” by Lt. Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) of the Canadian Army. You can read the history here. IN FLANDERS FIELDS the poppies blowBetween the crosses row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely […]