Brian’s Column: Memorial Day Thoughts 2012

For a change, this year, let’s pay respects to all the victims
of US government-led military aggressions …
by Brian Wright

“We Americans are the ultimate innocents. We are forever desperate to believe that this time the government is telling us the truth.”

Since my Memorial Day column from 2008 has been such a perennial visit-gatherer—and I must admit it touches all the libertarian emotional, intellectual, and spiritual bases—I’m going to continue that tradition this year… with more thoughts on paying tribute to those who fought and died for (or partly in) human liberty, whether or not they are American and whether or not they ever donned a uniform. Continue reading