Should members of the LSU Board of Supervisors disclose who receives their scholarships?|
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|Thank our veterans|
Today is Veteran's Day…and, to all of us who are veterans, we appreciate seeing our nation honoring all who have served our country. We reflect on the many ups and downs of war and other military conflicts that have plagued our nation.
A very impressive treatment on this subject is a statement made some time ago by a retired Air Force veteran who was offended by a comment the media carried, quoting a top political advisor, "The older generation must learn to sacrifice, as other generations have done."
Quoting only a few of the comments made by the offended veteran:
"That's my generation. I knew eventually someone would ferret out the dirty secret about us, that we've lived the "lifestyle of the rich and famous." We must bare the truth about our selfishness. We certainly don't need Social Security money that we've put away for all those years. We sure don't need any help on our medical bills. During The Depression we had a hilarious time dancing to the tune of "Brother Can You Spare A Dime'?
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Leonard Gray is a retired foreign missionary. If you would like to talk to him about this or any other religion related subject, you may call him at (318) 299-7610.