Daily Archives: November 11th, 2006

Oh, and Happy Armistice Day, too

Have a remembrance poppy. Before it was Veterans’ Day, November 11 was celebrated as Armistice Day in the US, and it still is abroad. It marks the signing of the armistice that ended the first World War (on 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918). I heard on the radio […]

Thanks To Them All…

This Veterans’ Day, I’d like to thank some guys who don’t get explicitly thanked very often. First, I’d like to thank all the men who showed up when they got a draft notice. Our shiny volunteer army inclines us to forget that, by far, the majority of the men who have fought for this country […]