Monday, May 28 is Memorial Day, a day when we remember those fallen heroes who have given the ultimate sacrifice for the great country. We are so very fortunate to live in a free country, but our freedoms and liberties are being assaulted every day. We need to take this day and all days, to commit ourselves to the protection of this great Republic. Voting is a privilege that many take for granted in this country. Take a few minutes to talk to your neighbors, friends and relatives, ask them if they have voted. If they haven’t offer to take them to the polls. We are in the fight of our lives for our freedom and liberty. The TFRW slogan this year is “Focus on the Out
The following partial passage is from a sermon by John Hagee:
“I want you to close your eyes and picture in your mind the soldier
at Valley Forge, as he holds his musket in his bloody hands.
He stands barefoot in the snow, starved from lack of food, wounded
from months of battle and emotionally scarred from the eternity
away from his family surrounded by nothing but death and
carnage of war.
He stands, though, with fire in his eyes and victory on his breath.
He looks at us now in anger and disgust and tells us this…
I gave you a birthright of freedom born in the Constitution and now
your children graduate too illiterate to read it.
I fought in the snow barefoot to give you the freedom to vote and
you stay at home because it rains.
I left my family destitute to give you the freedom of speech and you
remain silent on critical issues, because it might be bad for business.
I orphaned my children to give you a government to serve you and it
has stolen democracy from the people.
It’s the soldier, not the reporter, who gives you the freedom of the
It’s the soldier, not the poet, who gives you the freedom of speech.
It’s the soldier, not the campus organizer, who allows you to
It’s the soldier, who salutes the flag, serves the flag, whose
coffin is draped with the flag, that allows the protester to burn