Memorial Day 2019


News Headline: “39 percent of Americans can’t name a First Amendment right.”
News Headline: “Nearly a two-thirds of Americans can’t name all three branches of government.”
About 1 million U.S. soldiers and sailors have died in warfare to protect our democracy.
We honor them.
We mourn them.
And we owe them an apology.

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QT Rules of Etiquette for Guys and Dolls


News Headline: “An open letter to the pope.”
A recommended closing for any written communication to a pope:
“Prostrate at the feet of Your Holiness and imploring the favor of its apostolic benediction, I have the honor to be, Very Holy Father, with the deepest veneration of Your Holiness, the most humble and most obedient servant and son (daughter).”
Which is why the pope receives so few postcards.

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