This one, on this day, is for all the veterans who fight our wars, and the first responders who rush in while everyone else runs away, and the medical personnel who save our lives and the men and women who teach our children, all the good, honest Americans who bear the burdens and tote the load. We live in a time and a place where all they do and sacrifice has been denigrated by the rich and powerful and their acolytes who have abandoned the compact that once made our nation the envy of the world and who dishonor their lives and sacrifices with every breath they take…

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