Of all the outrageous ways our taxpayer dollars have been wasted in pursuit of wars of choice, nothing comes even close to recent press accounts that we have been paying “ghosts” - 50,000 non-existent soldiers - to battle ISIL in Iraq.
Congressman Rick Nolan said the tree symbolizes a nation united, and joined together with a common cause and message for the world.
"About the importance of love, peace, liberty and freedom," he said. "What a great honor it is for us from Minnesota to be able to have provided this tree at this time."
Rep Nolan joins family of Thomas Valentine to honor the fallen Navy SEAL.