Thought provoking. Inspired, I think. Thank you for sharing these remarks again, Tom. We do well to remember them, and take them to heart in these troubling days.
The USS Arizona (BB-39) sunk and burning during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 (from here)
I first ran this post in 2016, WAS IT ABOUT TOLERANCE? NO. IT WAS ABOUT FORGIVENESS. Unfortunately, Shinzo Abe, once the Prime Minister of Japan, is now dead. Therefore, various public figures are honoring him, Trump, Biden, Obama pay tribute to murdered ex-Japan PM Shinzo Abe. Since I think Abe’s own words speak far better of him than anything I could say, I think it best to repeat this post. So, here it is.
Today I heard a great speech when Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, spoke at the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The Prime Minister’s words should strike a chord deep within the heart of every American. The Prime Minister’s words should recall to us the example set by those generations who fought World War II.
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