This Memorial Day, Take Time to Honor Them

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Memorial Day is more than just a three day holiday weekend or the beginning of the swimming season as pools open for the Summer. Memorial Day is a day we honor those members of the military who have died in the service of our country.

It does not matter what political party one belongs to and it does not matter how one feels about the current wars or any war, what matters is that people understand that the men and women of the armed forces serve this country and its people under the direction of the civilian leaders in government. The men and women of the armed forces do what they are told to do, when and where they are told to do it, and they do so without question.

Members of the military do not have the luxury of debating any action. They do not have the ability to say that they would rather not go or that it is the wrong war at the wrong time and all the other things we hear. However, the men and women of the armed forces are the very reason that every other person in this country has the ability to express all these feeling and more. The men and women of the armed forces, the ones who are abused so often by the left, ensure that this country is safe and that each person enjoys the freedoms and the rule of law established in our Constitution. They even ensure that the idiots in Berkeley and places like it are free to say and do things that are vile and disgusting. Not everyone on the left is guilty as Meatbrain has shown nor are all the folks on the right guiltless in the matter.

Today is the day we honor those who have given that last greatest measure of devotion so that we can continue to live as a free people in the greatest nation on this planet.

Today while you are enjoying your cook-outs, swimming in the pool, and relaxing as your three day holiday winds down please take a moment to pray for the souls of those military members who have died in the service of our nation and those who still serve so that we may remain free.

For those who fight for it, life has a special meaning the protected will never know. [author unknown]

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35 Responses to “This Memorial Day, Take Time to Honor Them”

  1. GM Roper says:

    Well said my friend. Thanks for this post.
    “Today is the day we honor those who have given that last greatest measure of devotion so that we can continue to live as a free people in the greatest nation on this planet.” Amen and Amen!

  2. Kat says:

    Amen, Big Dog!

    May God bless and protect those who serve, and may He grant that we may bring them home soon, safely and victoriously!

    Kats last blog post..I remember and honor those who serve

  3. Steve Dennis says:

    Well said Big Dog.

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  4. God Bless them one and all!

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  10. Angel says:

    perfect my friend!:)..Blessed Memorial day and ty for the linkage!

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    Have a peaceful Memorial Day. ;)

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