Daily Archives: May 31, 2011

LP Blog: My Father’s Remembrance of Memorial Day

Blog entry posted by LNC Member Daniel Wiener on May 30, 2011

My father, Stanley Wiener, was a naval officer during World War II and a writer in the later years of his life.  He was also a very active member of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.  He knew the horror and tragedy and wasted young lives brought about by war. … Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Patriot Act renewal gives terrorists another victory

by R. Lee Wrights

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and thus clamorous to be led to safety), by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”
– H.L. Mencken

BURNET, Texas (June 1) – Using the same tactics of secrecy, deceit, outright lies and fear that they have been using for ten years, Democrats and Republicans steamrolled over the opposition and stampeded Congress into renewing several provisions of the Patriotic Act last week.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry – Memorial Day: Remember the Victims of War & “war”

Posted originally at Free Patriot Press

Memorial Day has become the unofficial start of Summer, a time for businesses to hold sales and a time for family barbecues. It has also lost a lot of meaning in recent years, as people say “Memorial Day is a time to remember our men & women in uniform.” Memorial Day was first celebrated as “Decoration Day” when friends and family would decorate the graves of soldiers killed during the American Civil War.… Read more ...