Today is my birthday. I am now an official old duffer.....65 years old. I now have a Medicare card and.....a Silver Sneakers card. A Silver Sneakers card......my god.....couldn't they have called it something else?
Anyway, 51 years ago I was a freshman in high school. On November 22, 1963, the day JFK was assassinated, I was in gym class when the news arrived. We were all sent home. It was a big deal. Millions of Americans were traumatized by the assassination.
A couple days later, I saw the live-televised murder of Lee Oswald by Jack Ruby. Americans were stunned and bewildered. I was 14 at the time. I am now 65 and yet an estimated one million pieces of evidence pertaining to JKF's assassination are still classified. Our open and free society...our shining city on a hill democracy....our most exceptional nation.....still prevents its citizens from finding out the truth surrounding that never-forget day in November of 1963.
Thom Hartmann reminds us this week that this year is the 50 year anniversary of the Warren Commission.To read more or comment...
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