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Big Frank

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Memorial Day
« on: May 26, 2024, 03:18:34 PM »
To commemorate Memorial Day, I haven't done anything besides eat red, white and blue ice cream this weekend. :(  I think I can do better.
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Re: Memorial Day
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2024, 03:27:25 PM »
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Re: Memorial Day
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2024, 01:24:53 AM »
Well, I still didn't do anything special to honor those who never made it back, but I talked to a veteran on the phone for the better part of 2 hours on Memorial Day.
""It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even his personal services to the defence of it, and consequently that the Citizens of America (with a few legal and official exceptions) from 18 to 50 Years of Age should be borne on the Militia Rolls, provided with uniform Arms, and so far accustomed to the use of them, that the Total strength of the Country might be called forth at a Short Notice on any very interesting Emergency." - George Washington. Letter to Alexander Hamilton, Friday, May 02, 1783

THE RIGHT TO BUY WEAPONS IS THE RIGHT TO BE FREE - A. E. van Vogt, The Weapon Shops of Isher

 

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