Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Never Forget

Among the most annoyingly abused phrases in our lexicon, perhaps topped only by "for the children", but it's nice that for a couple of days a year, we fat, dumb, happy Americans can fake it.
I bet they're asleep in New York. I bet they're asleep all over America. And while knowing December 7, 1941 as the Day that will live in infamy, the Day the Sleeping Giant awoke IS important (despite the assertion of Floridian Brinsley Elliot, who better be hot), it is most vital that an essential lesson, aptly summarized by Prez Reagan, of course, is learned: History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.

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