Kind of a busy day today… but I was moved by reading Peggy Noonan’s column in the Wall Street Journal today. She provides a vivid memory of one man’s heroic experience during the attack on Omaha Beach.
I can’t help but think of all of those who died that day for the sake of freedom. Many knew they were running into a slaughterhouse. Yet they ran, and died.
I can’t begin to express the pain and appreciation my heart feels.
And I feel the same for each person that dies today for the same freedom. And for each that is willing to put their life ahead of mine. That sacrifice is very real.
I will not forget what you do.…
Speaking of disasters, California is 49th from the last state to allow homosexuals to marry. Lots of back and forth on this… listened to some interesting discussion on the radio this afternoon (Steve Deace on WHO-AM) regarding who’s at fault… the comments stating that the California Supreme Court was not only out of line, but acting against state constitutional restrictions, and that Arnie the Governator is complicit by enforcing the ruling instead of hauling the court up for impeachment.
Also, I managed to miss a number of things. I wanted so much to do something special for Flag Day Saturday, and missed the boat (no pun intended) completely with all the flooding news spinning around. I’ll have to wait for next year. But …
In an unexpected move today (to Bill that is), Hillary Clinton announced that she is ending her campaign for the Presidency. She is pledging her support of Barack Obama.
I’m glad that’s over. For now.
I have a feeling that regardless of who wins in November, we’re going to go through this all over again in 2012.
Peggy Noonan’s column in this morning’s Wall Street Journal provided a great analysis of the coming activities within the Democratic Party. Peggy decries any possibility of a Clinton Vice Presidency. She also has an interesting take on whole sexism issue:
I like it that she spent the campaign accusing America of being sexist, of treating her differently because she is a woman, and then, when she lacked the