You would be hard-pressed to find an American who does more for the troops than actor Gary Sinise, the tireless advocate who, through the Gary Sinise Foundation, spends much of his time looking out for their interests.
Sinise spent his Thanksgiving at Kandahar Air Force Base in Afghanistan, serving Thanksgiving dinner to U.S. forces.
…you know, something presidents used to do in America, as one social media user noted.
Not that President Barack Obama can be faulted, he had his plate full this week handing out Medal of Freedom awards to top-tier celebrity supporters like Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Bill and Melinda Gates, Tom Hanks, Robert Redford and Bruce Springsteen, among others — collectively, the recipients have donated tens of thousands of dollars in support of Obama.
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Fidel Castro has finally met his long overdue death. Good riddance. If you think that sounds harsh, you’re probably not among those who were victimized by his barbaric ascent and brutal 50-year dictatorship.
Castro and his crew were (and still are) murderers – a gang of cold-blooded killers who promised liberation and delivered death, torture, and servitude. They line their pockets and live like kings while those beneath them toil away their lives for a pittance. Step out of line, and you vanish.
There is nothing to revere here.
Those who praise Castro’s lifelong ability to thumb his nose at the United States turn a blind eye to decades of hubris, violence, mass graves, and vicious cruelty.
Normally, when world leaders pass on – even those with whom I have vehement disagreement – I go the “don’t speak ill of the dead” route. Fidel Castro’s death is a different story.
It’s joyous news for a great many people, as evidenced by the celebrations erupting this morning in Miami.