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Freedom, baby

15 years ago today, we experienced an inconceivable tragedy when terrorists attacked our nation simply because of who we are and what we stand for. We will never forget.

4 years ago, we experienced this evil once again when 4 Americans were killed in a terrorist attack while serving in Benghazi, Libya. We will never forget.

We remember the heroic law enforcement officers, fireman and medical units who rushed TOWARDS danger when everyone ran from it. And our men and women in uniform who fiercely protected our freedom then and now.

So to the cowards whose jealousy and warped ideologies motivate attacks on us – I remember what happened here post 9/11: I remember people coming together NOT apart, strangers rescuing strangers and neighbors helping neighbors, people donating blood,money and food, an outpouring of love & pride for our country and renewed appreciation for our service men and women. We united this great nation as ONE. I never saw so many American Flags flying so bright and so often.

We were one nation indivisible with Liberty and Justice for all.

Sneaky terrorist creeps will never be able to take away what is intrinsic to our nature as citizens: our desire to live a full and FREE live. Honor. Faith. Hard work. Patriotism. And FREEDOM, BABY!

We remember the people we lost…and the heroes who rose.

Freedom LIVES.

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9 thoughts on “Freedom, baby

  1. Sadly, I see our country becoming more and more separated….many folks don’t care to work, just want everything handed to them. Americans argue and fight among themselves. I’m really concerned about the future of our country….

    • I’m concerned as well – but more concerned that we’ll lose sight of all who ARE working, who ARE trying, who ARE coming together. I refuse to give in to it. Maybe it’s my Immigrant spirit but I still believe there is more RIGHT with this country than WRONG 🙂 MJ

  2. Marsha

    So well said, MJ. It is too bad that these cowards don’t openly display themselves openly so that they can be dealt with instead of sneaking around like the gutless weaklings that they are.

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  3. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    Very well said, MJ. I am pretty sure things would be much better if we would put God back into everything instead of taking HIM out. ❤

  4. Sad that it takes tragedy to bring us together.

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