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Memorial Day: The Failed State At Home

I have been reluctant to write anything about the racist slaughter in Buffalo New York, where ten people, most of them black Americans, were murdered by a young white racist; or last week’s massacre of 19 children and two teachers…

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Thank You for Your Service

Today is Memorial Day. Memorial Day has its roots in a time before the American Civil War. Families in the rural south conducted religious services and picnics in family graveyards, where the graves were decorated with flowers. The first ceremony…

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