Veterans' Day

During the recent government shut down a flock (or would that be a gaggle, a murder, or a pride) of politicians ran to the WWII Memorial where the media and tourists were with their cameras, and spoke about their love of veterans.

Where are these same people now that there are no media and tourists with cameras gathered conveniently close to the Capitol building when public assistance has been cut for 900,000 veteran and their families? welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on