Rick Mercer has it right. He usually does. He says it as succinctly and as sardonically as it can be said. To remember means more than merchandizing (poppies or ribbons). What a tragedy that people come home from war wounded or suffering from PTSD. What a calamity that these same people are denied health care, pension, or other assistance so they can try to get some semblance of a life back as civilians--now coping with a disability. Meanwhile check out the benefits package a legislator gets (pick a country any country...the idea's probably the same).