Memorial Day is about paying respect to those who fought and died while serving their country to protect the freedoms that Americans enjoy. It’s not about remembering Neil Armstrong, celebrating LGBT issues, the first flight of the Wright brothers, or the freeing of the slaves. When Mark Dice asked San Diegans what they thought the military holiday was all about, the response was demoralizing.

Dice first asks a young woman, “What’s the purpose of Memorial Day?”, to which she refuses to even come up with an answer, asking, “Do I have to do this?” Another African-American man is then told that Memorial Day is about celebrating the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ and the “inclusiveness of the LGBT community.”  READ MORE