Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Paul Begala, satirist

No really, he's serious.

    Happy Patriots' Day. April 15 is the one day a year when our country asks something of us -- or at least the vast majority of us.

    For those who wear a military uniform, those who serve the rest of us as policemen and firefighters and teachers and other public servants, every day is patriots' day. They work hard for our country; many risk their lives -- and some lose their lives.

    But for the rest of us, the civilian majority, our government asks very little. Except for April 15. On this day, our government asks that we pay our fair share of taxes to keep our beloved country strong and safe.

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