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Although I will ask the question, assuming we're not all expected to CELEBRATE it, why does anyone except veterans even get the day off?
How we CELEBRATE people killing & getting killed in pursuit of EMPIRE
originally posted by: gladtobehere
a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
This is an agenda and a part of our history which needs to be challenged and exposed.
However, its rarely mentioned due to political correctness and people's "safe spaces".
Our government has embarked on a policy of non-stop wars of aggression since WW2.
From as far back as Korea to current day Syria.
And the men and women who lost their lives did so serving a war-for-profit Military Industrial Complex which is slave to civilian masters controlled by special interests.
If anyone needs to be disarmed, its the US government. From pre-emptive wars of aggression based on lies to overthrowing entire sovereign nations, they should be tried for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
From the Nuremberg trials to the Washington DC trials.
With regards to the men and women who voluntarily served, they should not be proud. The should feel embarrassed and ashamed. They should have some remorse and regret.
"Just following orders" is no excuse. We're educated and mature enough to know that what we've done is horribly wrong and morally reprehensible.
If as Americans, we really want to support our troops, do so by encouraging them to resist as is their right under the Laws of Land Warfare and the Geneva Conventions.