On Taking A Knee…

Question: Since when does “patriotism” mean covering your eyes with the flag and using the national anthem to drown out dissent?

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10 Things About Patriotism

With so much in the news about President Trump’s supposed “outrage” over the “unpatriotic” actions of athletes during the playing of our national anthem, I thought that this new video from Mrs. Betty Bowers, America’s Best Christian might clarify things a little…

Veterans Day 101…

I know I’m getting older, and I know that my “mental issues” can confuse my sense of time, but I swear that we’ve celebrated Veterans Day at least once already this year – just as I did last year and the year before. The thing is however, if it’s just my mind going bad, then why does it just affect my memories of Veterans Day? I mean, it’s not like I remember a previous Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday this year…

So I decided to do a “more than one veterans day?” search and found only references to the one that happens today. Maybe I phrased the question wrong. Or perhaps there are celebrations specific to my location that Google didn’t pick up on. Hell, I don’t know, maybe I’m just freaking crazy. At any rate, that search did produce a link to a History Channel page that opened with this cool video:

About Those British Accents…

Anyone’s who’s read this blog for a while knows how much I love the British accent. My son, however, has such a difficult time understanding them that he won’t even bother watching movies or TV shows that feature British actors. Considering that some of my very favorite movies and TV shows do actually feature British actors, you can see how we don’t spend much time watching together. Of course I’d be lying if I said the accents never confuse me. But then, the confusion is a big part of the fun! 😉