While we all enjoy a day off work, picnics and cookouts, take a moment to pause this Memorial Day to say a silent thank you to those who have given their blood to provide the freedom we enjoy. It's easy to remember wars in the Gulf, and argue that they are about oil and profits. The truth is that, whether right or wrong, energy does influence our freedom. Before that we fought in Vietnam and Korea to slow the spread of communism and dictatorial regime. Today very little of the world inhibits the freedom of other people. Even China has become part of the world economy, and while imperfect, freedom has seeped in. The European wars united the world against tyranny. Our worst war, World War II, create eternal alliances among the countries who value freedom. The Declaration of Independence touted freedom, but until the Civil War it didn't even exist in our home country. In the war between the states created America as we know it today, one united country that values huma
SunFyre is written by a guy in a wheelchair, thus "...words from a seated position." However, this journal isn't about being disabled. I'm a husband, father of twins, entrepreneur, author and occasional political pundit.