As a journalist and a blogger, this struck a chord

ASpoonfulofSuga

Today throughout America and all her diverse geopolitical climes, there will be a discernible sadness in the air. November 12th  is the day where the nation as a whole takes a moment to not only honor but  thank all military people who served in all war especially those veterans still alive today. There will be tears  for some and somber reflections for others. At some point idealistically thinking, each of us will be inspired by the sacrifices of these men and women to live more fully.

This year I wanted to do much more than give the generic bullshit lip-service I have done in the past.  I figured that  the best way to honor those sacrifices no matter if I agree with the causes of the war would be to shine a light on those who suffer because they cannot benefit from the same rights as I do. As the…

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