Sunday, November 11, 2012

Veterans Day

The sermon was based on what he claimed was a well-known fact, that there were no Atheists in foxholes. I asked Jack what he thought of the sermon afterwards, and he said, "There's a Chaplain who never visited the front."

Both Joe Kubert and Kurt Vonnegut were veterans.

1 comment:

  1. I'm intrigued -- though not at all displeased -- by how many people I've seen online citing Mr. Vonnegut this weekend. For example, Kos quoted the passage in which he expressed his disdain for Veterans Day and praise for Armistice Day. If Vonnegut were to become our emblematic voice against war and especially against false piety and be widely quoted to that effect every year, that would be a good thing.

    But then, I still want there to be a Smedley Butler Day...