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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Honoring The Military At Sporting Events No Longer Needed?

This blurb recently appeared in the Washington Post and has a few reeling about the paper's assertion …
"Sports games — some of the only events that lead Americans to set their differences aside and sit down and watch together — have become stages for large-scale patriotic theater. This is no accident; many of the militaristic rituals we see in stadiums and arenas across the country were deliberately designed to promote unity during times of crisis. But they’ve stuck around far longer than needed, making sports feel less like pastimes than pep rallies for our military or a particular war."
We OWE our support to our military MUCH more than we give it.

Read the full story here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/when-we-cheer-for-our-team-do-we-have-to-cheer-for-america-too/2013/01/31/cbde5fca-6965-11e2-ada3-d86a4806d5ee_story.html

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