Heroes True and False
There are true heroes and there are false heroes.
Beginning at Thanksgiving and continuing on to Christmas—and especially since the invasion and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan by the U.S. military—we are inundated with stories in the media and during sporting events about the poor, lonesome U.S. soldiers who are missing their families during the holiday season because they are defending our freedoms in some remote part of the world where they have no business being.
Boo-hoo. Let me grab my handkerchief.
U.S. soldiers are all said to be heroes no matter what they do while they are in the military. Police are all heroes as well—even though they violate our civil liberties on a regular basis (see the heroic work of John Whitehead on this). First responders and firemen are all heroes too. With the advent of Covid-19, healthcare workers are all now heroes also. And teachers. What a joke that is. I was a teacher for twenty years on both the
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