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War Memorials

Giving Respect To Those Who Were Silenced -- And Those Who Were Not

Steve Leveen | Posted 05.24.2015 | Fifty
Steve Leveen

Had there been a draft when my sons were coming of age, I would have become an anti-war activist. No way would I have let my Cal and Corey go to Iraq or Afghanistan without putting up a fight. But there was not a draft, and my children did not enlist. And so I became one of the silent ones.

Secularizing Public Crosses With Two Cuts

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

Defending lawsuits challenging public displays of Christian crosses, in addition to taking these law-violating monuments down or finding a private institution for them, all seems a considerable waste of time and money for local communities. So I have a recommendation to make.

Memorial Day Honored As Monuments Decay, Funds Dry Up

AP | ANITA HOFSCHNEIDER | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU — On the shoreline of Hawaii's most famous beach, a decaying structure attracts little attention from wandering tourists. A few glance...

PHOTOS: 12 Famous War Memorials To Visit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Tuesday marks the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a day, which then President Franklin Roosevelt claimed "will live in infamy" (watch ...