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Veterans Day – A call to action for the 99 percent

November 11th. Veterans Day. Though many people believe that Memorial Day and Veterans Day are observed for the same reason, there is a subtle yet important distinction between the two. While both holidays honor military personnel, Memorial Day pays tribute to the brave men and women who died while serving our nation in war. Veterans Day, on the other hand, honors the men and women – both living and dead – who have served in the armed forces at any time – during peace or war.

What is the purpose of resolution?

This letter is in response to the Sept. 26 article in regards to the partisan city election resolution that was passed in December 2012. My first thought was that the resolution was aimed at Mayor Debe Hollingsworth because her opponents accused her of being a Republican. Numerous times throughout her campaign she addressed that issue. Opponents searched for proof that she was a Republican but always fell short of producing documents they “claimed” they had.