Patterico's Pontifications


Veterans’ Day Open Thread

Filed under: General — JVW @ 2:25 pm

[guest post by JVW]

With sincere thanks to all those who have served our country during times of conflict.

Has any nation in the history of the world ever expended so much of its treasure — especially as measured by the lives of its citizens — in defense of others around the globe? I understand that we have all grown weary with unending overseas entanglements, and we no longer appear to have the gratitude of those whom we have been protecting, but it’s difficult to imagine a world without the United States striving to keep the peace.


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