Why did so many sacrifice their lives?

Why did so many sacrifice their lives?
For us. For American ideals.
Please make a list of all the things Americans did NOT sacrifice their lives for. Make America better. Do not allow all of those who sacrificed their lives to have died in vain.

Memorial Day 2014

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for closing public schools and handing the money to international investors to profit from privatized charters, vouchers, etc.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for underfunding and then privatizing the VA for the profit of corporate investors.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for cutting food stamps for their children, the children of members of the armed forces, and all children from less fortunate backgrounds.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for corporations to create high pressure, high stakes tests for profit, tests guaranteed to fail as many as 70% of all children.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for cutting social services that supply mental health services while growing the private prison profits to incarcerate those with post traumatic stress disorder and other forms of mental health disorders.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives to have our children educated in one mandated manner regardless of their different needs and abilities,

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for a two party system of government that serves the billionaire financial interests of those who contribute millions of dollars to re-election campaigns.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for an hereditary ruling class of two or three families per state to hold political office for generations.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for a tax system that unfairly allows corporations and billionaires to pay little or nothing while forcing citizens to pay disproportionally higher amounts of their income.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for un-separate and unequal opportunities and education to return.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for corporations to be given the human rights of people without the responsibilities of people.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for cuts to pensions, Social Security, Medicare and other basic forms of the safety nets of American social networks.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for citizens to be spied upon, citizens who have not been charged or arrested.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for Americans to be detained indefinitely and jailed without due process of law, such as being arrested, charged and tried.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for allowing the water supply of men, women and children to be poisoned for corporate profits via fracking and other chemically destructive means.

They did NOT sacrifice their lives for …

You add to the list.

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And, most important of all, do NOT allow all of those who died serving their country to have died in vain. Do your best in whatever ways you can to save our country from oligarchs and plutocrats.

Read and view source materials from the Washington Post HERE, Crisis Magazine HERE, Diane Ravitch HERE, Peter Drier and Bill Moyers HERE and HERE, the Education Law Center HERE.

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About Ken Previti

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