Posted by: Scott Lee | May 29, 2008

Freedom comes from the Soldier

It Is the Soldier

by Father Dennis Edward O’Brien United States Marine Corps

 

It is the Soldier, not the reporter
Who has given us freedom of the press.

It is the Soldier, not the poet,
Who has given us freedom of speech.

It is the Soldier, not the campus organizer,
Who has given us the freedom to demonstrate.

It is the Soldier, not the lawyer,
Who has given us the right to a fair trial.

It is the Soldier, who salutes the flag,
Who serves beneath the flag,
And whose coffin is draped by the flag,
Who allows the protestor to burn the flag.

This is read during every Patriot Radio segment we do.  I wanted to post it here for all those who wanted a copy.  God bless America.


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