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  • President Ronald Reagan narrates Memorial Day video. Wonderful 4 minute tribute.

    05/27/2018 5:47:00 AM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 4 replies
    Hillsdale College ^ | Hillsdale College
    Memorial Day Tribute Wonderful 3 minute video: On this Memorial Day weekend, we remember those who sacrificed their lives for “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who are grieving. President Ronald Reagan memorial day video tribute at link.....
  • Never Forgotten

    05/26/2018 5:55:49 PM PDT · by Shark24 · 4 replies
    Black Rifle Coffee Company ^ | May 25th 2018 | Black Rifle Coffee Company
    For those who put the welfare of the group ahead of their own lives and paid the ultimate sacrifice, we thank you, this day and every day.
  • Over 200 gravestones spray-painted with swastikas ahead of Memorial Day

    05/26/2018 4:14:39 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/26/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    More than 200 headstones were spray-painted with Nazi swastikas overnight on Friday at a cemetery in Illinois, KMOV reports. The vandalism occurred heading into Memorial Day weekend at a Glen Carbon, Ill., cemetery which houses the graves of more than 1,300 veterans, officials said. “We haven't seen anything of this magnitude in the 30 years that I've been here,” said Mark Johnson, the grounds superintendent of Sunset Hill Cemetery. Police are investigating the vandalism, but have not identified a suspect or motive. Etc...
  • Memorial Day: The Imperative Holiday We Cannot Lose

    05/26/2018 12:00:15 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 8 replies
    This is not your warm and fuzzy Memorial Day column. We have for too long subsumed Memorial Day into the trivialities of summer’s advent, backyard cookouts, a long weekend, bargain sales and vacations. It’s not universal but it is culturally broad. This is a sad and dangerous devolution to a narcissistic day celebrating little more than the prurient pursuits of a day off, not the ultimate sacrifice of so many who died protecting our lofty ideals. Cookouts and vacays are not why we have Memorial Day. The more we lose our heritage, our founding principles, our moorings anchored to how...
  • The Big Picture behind Memorial Day

    05/26/2018 8:46:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/26/18 | Scott Powell
    Memorial Day means more than remembering those who died in military service to the country Memorial Day had its origin as Decoration Day following the Civil War, but it only became an official federal holiday to honor those who lost their lives while serving in the armed forces of the United States in 1971. Memorial Day is also an occasion to associate those who died with the just causes for which the United States was willing to go to war. World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam were conflicts where freedom was clearly at stake. The post 9/11...
  • Weekly Update: JW Battles for FBI Deep State Texts

    05/26/2018 8:27:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 1 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 25, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Battles FBI for Anti-Trumper Text Messages Federal Agency Known for Fraud & Waste Finances Own Attacks Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day Judicial Watch Battles FBI for Anti-Trumper Text Messages Here is a sliver of good news in our efforts to find out the truth about the extent of corruption infecting the senior ranks of the FBI, specifically in our lawsuit to get documents about “anti-Trump” senior FBI officials Lisa Page and Peter Strzok. Our legal team was just informed by the Justice Department that, “the FBI plans to send letters to Peter Strzok and Lisa Page...
  • Let There Be Art

    05/26/2018 5:14:11 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-26-18 | MOTUS
    NFL players and BLM will be getting together this weekend to demand social justice. Now that they can no longer take a knee during the National Anthem they will be pursuing new ways to display their grievances against America’s racism and protest police brutality. (I’d suggest they consult George Soros as he seems to know how to accomplish his social justice goals.)  As NFL players consider new ways to protest, the rest of the country will be flying, waving and otherwise displaying the flag the thugs seem so bent on disrespecting. The flag that so many gave their all for.As...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Memorial Day Weekend Patriotic Music ~ 26 May 2018

    05/25/2018 6:00:02 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 158 replies
    Our Troops Rock!! | The Canteen DJ's
        ***** ~ Memorial Day Weekend Patriotic Music ~ ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT...
  • President Donald J. Trump Proclaims Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, as a Day of Prayer

    05/25/2018 3:01:54 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 8 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | 5/25/2018 | President Donald Trump
    Full Title: President Donald J. Trump Proclaims Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, as a Day of Prayer for Permanent Peace On Memorial Day, we pause in solemn gratitude to pay tribute to the brave patriots who laid down their lives defending peace and freedom while in military service to our great Nation. We set aside this day to honor their sacrifice and to remind all Americans of the tremendous price of our precious liberty. Throughout the history of our Republic, courageous Americans have purchased our cherished freedom with their lives. Our 151 national cemeteries serve as the final resting place...
  • Memorial Day Weekend in Lime Green and Rose

    05/25/2018 4:51:07 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-25-18 | MOTUS
    Just in time for your Memorial Day picnic: my annual public service announcement and free Costco advert: KIRKLAND KEYLIME PIE IS BACK FOR THE SEASON!It’s still delicious (free samples!) and, surprisingly, still only $11.95 for a yuge pie that serves 20.(or 2 very hungry limeophiles) This year I have an additional Costco item for your picnic basket: Kirkland’s house branded Rose wine. It’s made in Provence – Domaine De LaCroix to be specific – and is everything a Rose should be: light, dry, refreshing…and beautiful.I’m not a wine expert but I drink a lot of roses and can tell you it’s...
  • Tropical disturbance heading for Gulf could mean wet Memorial Day weekend in New Orleans

    05/21/2018 6:17:05 PM PDT · by BBell · 8 replies
    https://www.nola.com/ ^ | 5/21/18 | Carlie Kollath Wells
    Hurricane forecasters on Monday (May 21) were tracking a weather disturbance they say has a low chance of developing into a tropical depression this week in the Gulf of Mexico. It has the potential to make things wet in New Orleans for Memorial Day weekend. As of 7:30 a.m. Monday, the weather disturbance was in the Caribbean Sea and extended across Cuba and the Florida peninsula. It's expected to move into the central or eastern Gulf of Mexico over the next several days.What does it mean for New Orleans? The National Weather Service office in Slidell said the system could...
  • More Downpours To target Southeastern US Toward Memorial Day As Tropical Concerns Remain

    05/21/2018 5:47:52 AM PDT · by blam · 15 replies
    Accuweather ^ | 5-21-2018 | Kristina Pydynowski
    A resurgence of tropical moisture is expected to further increase the downpours that spell good and bad news for the southeastern United States as Memorial Day holiday weekend approaches. There is no end in sight to the unsettled weather pattern that has developed over the Southeast. Showers and thunderstorms will continue to jeopardize sporting events and outdoor plans in most communities on a nearly daily basis through the end of May. As is typical, the afternoon and early evening hours will be the most active times of the day. Another surge of tropical moisture will be the culprit behind residents...
  • Remember! On Memorial Day

    05/30/2016 6:37:02 AM PDT · by Salvation · 12 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-29-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Remember! On Memorial Day Msgr. Charles Pope • May 29, 2016 • What is honor? The full etymology of the word is debated, but what seems most likely is that it comes from the Latin word honos, which, though translated as “honor,” also points to the word “onus,” which means “weight” or refers to something heavy. Hence, to honor someone is to appreciate the weight, significance, or burden of something he has done. It is to acknowledge that he carried a great burden well, that he withstood a heavy load, that what he did was weighty, significant.For many, Memorial...
  • Rep. Claudia Tenney Celebrates Memorial Day on Rolling Thunder Ride with Rex Tillerson(t)

    06/03/2017 7:58:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/2/2017 | Matthew Boyle
    Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY), a freshman conservative House GOP member from New York State, rode with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Memorial Day. In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News after the fact, Tenney said she was honored to join Tillerson as the only member of Congress on the Rolling Thunder ride to remember prisoners of war and those missing in action on Memorial Day weekend.
  • Will police-involved shooting mark end of Miami Beach Memorial Day celebrations?

    05/31/2017 5:53:48 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    ABC Channel 10 Miami ^ | May 30, 2017 | Paradise Afshar
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - What began as a dispute over a parking spot has turned into a homicide investigation in Miami Beach. One victim, Ladarian Phillips, 30, died after he was shot during the dispute. Another man died after being shot by police.
  • Even “The Rock” Couldn’t Prevent The Worst Memorial Day Weekend t US Cinemas In Nearly 20 Years

    05/30/2017 1:28:29 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 78 replies
    Quartz ^ | 05/30/17 | Ashley Rodriguez
    Memorial Day revenue at the domestic box office falls to its lowest level in nearly two decades; overseas, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ makes up ground with a $208.4 million launch. Memorial Day weekend was no picnic this year for Hollywood at the domestic box office. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales may have won the holiday frame with a four-day haul of $77 million from 4,276 theaters, but it is the lowest start for any Pirates movie outside of the first film. It did make up ground overseas, where it found plenty...
  • Weekly Update: The OBAMA Spy Scandal

    05/30/2017 11:57:07 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 30, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    JW Seeks Docs on Obama White House Spying Scandal Mueller Helped Purge Anti-Terrorism Training Material Offensive to Muslims The Seth Rich Controversy Honoring the Fallen Warriors on Memorial Day JW Seeks Docs on Obama White House Spying Scandal With the news this week of the unprecedented spying on Americans by the National Security Agency under President Obama’s direction, it has become even more critical that we get to the truth about any Obama administration surveillance of Donald Trump and his campaign and the subsequent illegal leaking of classified information in an effort to undermine the Trump administration. We filed...
  • Here's what happened when I gave a liberal media outlet a chance on the holiday weekend

    05/30/2017 9:16:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/30/17 | Herman Cain
    I can only stomach so much, folks. The Sunday edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the only newspaper I continue to receive each week. I hardly ever read it, not even the front page headlines, because as a radio talk show host the news is usually old news to me. But this time was Memorial Day weekend and I decided to check out the front page stories and the editorial page. The lead front page story was about the special election in the 6th Congressional District. It was the usual information, but it also reminded me of something I had...
  • Memorial Day ceremony at Lincoln National Cemetery draws nearly 3,000

    05/30/2017 6:47:50 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 1 replies
    Chicago Southtown ^ | May 29, 2017 | Frank Vaisvilas
    Memorial Day ceremony at Lincoln National Cemetery draws nearly 3,000 Frank Vaisvilas Daily Southtown Communities across the Chicago area held Memorial Day ceremonies but none may have matched the awe and spectacle of the event at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. Organizers said the event drew nearly 3,000 people from around the state and the Midwest. "It was phenomenal," said Lois Duncan, of Crestwood. "I come every year." Tracey Lingle of Mokena said his father, who was a veteran of World War II, was buried in the cemetery earlier this year. He said the Memorial Day ceremony at...
  • American, POW/MIA flags stolen from veterans park the day before Memorial Day

    Vandals in Johnson City, Tenn., stole American and POW/MIA flags from a veterans’ memorial on Sunday and damaged a flag pole the day before a Memorial Day service there. Those in Johnson City described the vandalism before Monday’s ceremony as “disgusting,” “sickening” and “vile,” the Johnson City Press reports. Brenda Barnette, chairwoman of the memorial’s board, told the Johnson City Press she learned about the vandalism on Sunday afternoon. “It’s a boot in the face of freedom, veterans and our families who sacrifice and serve,” Barnette said.