Comedian Lewis Black has always been known (and generally revered) for his blunt speech, his political rants and his mixture of comedy and rage which gives us a very modern Carlin-esque performance.

Today on Twitter, Black tweeted out some support to the troops, as well as a message to the rest of the country that perhaps we should be getting our act together:

The tweets seemed to touch a number of people, veterans in particular:

https://twitter.com/drklrdbill/status/206515357429665792

It’s always nice to remember the men and women in the armed forces, and Mr. Black shows some true grace in doing just that.