What will you tell your grandchildren? Reply

Two years ago, I penned these thoughts about America’s future. Looking at the events from this week, I am more convinced than ever that we are facing a national crisis. The White House is routinely lying to the American people on everything from health care to Benghazi. Old allies no longer trust our word and we are mocked by our enemies. Nothing this administration says can be trusted now. How did this happen? More importantly, how do we stop the slide into complete insignificance? If America fails, what will fill that void?

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All of us will leave a legacy when we pass to the next world. Some will be lengthy and some will be rather modest. I am at the age where I read the obituaries in the local paper. Its kind of ghoulish in a way since I am not from here and really don’t know any of the names or families. But I like to see the written stories of people who lived a full life as well as those who have been tragically taken before their time.

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I especially like to read the stories with American Flags printed right above their names. For the last few years, there have been more and more and their stories could fill whole books. They served in the European Theater, the Pacific campaign, D-day, the Battle of the Bulge, the Philippines and on and on. They wore Army or Air Corps green, Navy…

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