Americans, you know what needs to be done and what it will "cost" any and all of us who try. But you also know we owe everything we enjoy in our free land of plenty to the brave, selfless and courageous people like the Marine pictured above.
Bumper stickers are nice but action is better. He gave his face and GOD knows whatever else is damaged on him for us so we need to give something back. Write letters, post blogs tweet and do not stop! Make noise... a lot of noise and do whatever it takes to get our Servicemen anything they need and encourage the folks with the "no flesh in the game" jobs to give up their salaries and retirement packages FIRST when they start making cuts in spending to balance the budget.
THIS IS INEXCUSABLE! No one has been able to explain to me why young men and women serve in the U.S. Military for 20 years, risking their lives protecting freedom, and only get 50% of their pay. While Politicians hold their political positions in the safe confines of the capital, protected by these same men and women, and receive full pay retirement after serving one term. It just does not make any sense.
If each person that reads this will share it, in three days most people in the United States of America will have the message.. This is one proposal that really should be passed around.
It is time to stop screaming about YOUR rights and take some responsibility for those who paid for them. We can not in good conscience keep looking the other way anymore.