Commercialized Memorial Day is a disgrace

Commercialized Memorial Day is a disgrace
(Image: Fox 8 via Daily Mail)

Yeah it’s all great you saved $500 on your big screen TV this weekend, all under the false premise that you’re honoring the dead, right?

Go use the promo code “HERO” to get some extra savings, all in the name of freedom right? Businesses are straight up stealing valor to make money. They are using our nations heroes to a make buck and veterans and their families get nothing out of it. …

Instead of splurging maybe take the time to research what this day is about. Help a child who lost a parent and donate a few bucks to a charity who helps them, be a role model for others.

If you’re a business owner, I call on you to run commercials that educate the importance of this day and urge your customers to donate to a certain veteran cause. Maybe even give a portion all proceeds to a veteran related charity.

Don’t be a sell out, remember those who made this all possible for us. Without them we’d all have nothing.

We allowed this happen. We can change it. But it will take every single one of you to stand up and be heard. Contact your local VFW’s, congressmen, veterans organizations, military bases, and local leaders.

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