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Originally posted by Thomas Crowne
Saphie, I'm not going to get into a debate over this with anyone. As you said, when I joined up, I knew the risks and what meagar financial rewards there were.
But tell me, are you sure that all the money for the victims of 911 were donations and not tax dollars?
Who do you think makes it possible for people to go to college ands coose what their careers will be? Who do you think makes it possible for the protesters to block traffic, cause traffic jams and prevent ambulances from going through town? (Speaking of which, how many lives or freedoms have been saved by the protesters?)
Who makes sure that you even have the chance to get a social security check if you do the absolute bare minimum for yourself? On the other hand, who protects you freedom to be the best you can be and plan for your "golden years"?
Absolutley, the soldier, the sailor, the airman, and those amazing marines. And don't forget the men and women serving in the Coast Guard!
I am the victim of public education and the product of typical, anybody can go to, colleges. There is no blue blood in my family, no Ivy League alumni, but I know why I was able to take student loans and to help make ends meet as I worked full time to go to college full time. Thank God we place emphasis on the military, there are a bunch of people that are very jealous and would love to rip us up like carion and take what you have.