Like many baby boomers, my extended family consists of four generations. There’s my mom, my husband and myself, our two children, and a daughter-in-law and three grandchildren. That means that I’m up on everything from Legos to Medicare.
Following the recent horrific burning by ISIS of a Jordanian pilot, the talking heads have been buzzing about whether America should send ground troops into combat in the Middle East — once again! — over and above our present mission of air strikes, drones and "advising," whatever that means.
Those of us born in the United States earned our citizenship by doing nothing more than taking our first breath. When you think about the advantages our country offers, that is an incredibly low hurdle for membership.