Freedom Isn't Free

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  1. Annie
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    I came by this via Natoair, somewhere in the Pacific, I think:

    http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/10936787.htm?1c

     
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    Damn I hate these stories! How sad indeed.
     
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    I hate these stories too; but as Kathianne indicated, freedom is not free and war is no gentleman's tea party.
     
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    I am well aware of that! I agree completely, it is just sad that it is our finest that have to pay the price.
     
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    I agree CSM, I think it important though that we keep them in our thoughts and more importantly, they serve as a reminder of what heroes and sacrifice are about.
     
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    No question about that. What I meant by hating these stories is that it makes me very sad. I should have said I hate how these stories make me feel. I have seen many. many Americans and their families who have paid the ultimate price and even had the honor of knowing some of them. There is NO danger I will forget...ever!
     
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    I wasn't dissing your post, CSM. I have read enough of your posts to know that you take freedom and war seriously. My comments were directed to those who harbor the view that freedom comes without sacrifice and that wars can be fought using gentlemen's rules. Both views are simply rubbish!
     

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