Memorial Day 2006

James Carroll:Honor the Fallen, Not the War

Susan Lenfestey:Where is the Shared Hope of Our Old Memorial Days?

John Nichols:"My Soldiers, My Veterans"

A Veteran Stays Home on Memorial Day
"I cannot say how deeply ashamed I am of this war. I never supported George W. Bush. I voted against him because I saw his vacant and wild stare and heard his jumbled, chopped, and childish words. I knew he was inept and incompetent to serve, not only as president, but as Commander-in-Chief of our brave armed forces. I know he is a fraud. Our country has been deeply harmed by this war and this man who hears God tell him to 'spread democracy' so violently. All of this is based on a lie."