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Charlie Daniels: Only Two Things Protect America--
The Grace of Almighty God and the US Military

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Posted By: Harlowe, 5/25/2019 10:17:34 AM

In my youth, the holiday we celebrate this weekend was known as Decoration Day, which started in 1861 when a bouquet was placed on a Civil War veteran’s grave and continued as America paid homage and tribute to the men and women who paid the ultimate price in defense of America by “decorating” or placing flowers on the graves of fallen heroes. The name was changed to Memorial Day and became a federal holiday in 1971. America has lost over one million in our combined wars,

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Bravo, Mr. Daniels! Aptly stated, we have enemies of America and Israel in the halls of power putting their personal feelings, goals, and political party ahead of the nation by “a bunch of self-righteous empty suits (who) insult their sacrifice by tearing apart the nation” these dear souls paid the ultimate price to defend. “Shame on you, Congress; Shame on you Senate.” Without doubt, it is the grace of God and the United States military protecting America and, for certain, when this country stops “honoring either one is the day we’re going down.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ginadee 5/25/2019 10:40:58 AM (No. 84050)
Amen to that Mr. Daniels!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Madinmaryland 5/25/2019 11:22:24 AM (No. 84075)
Well said.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: red1066 5/25/2019 11:32:06 AM (No. 84088)
One might also add an armed citizenry to that mix.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man 5/25/2019 12:56:47 PM (No. 84145)
The border patrol is trying to help, but they are thwarted by the dimocrats.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: The Remnants 5/25/2019 1:15:29 PM (No. 84151)
Amen, indeed.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mushroom 5/25/2019 1:30:44 PM (No. 84155)
Memorial Day for me, traditionally, is a bottle of George Dickel #12, 3 glasses, and a quiet room. It could have been me.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: dman 5/25/2019 3:52:29 PM (No. 84207)
Amen, indeed!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: pros7767 5/25/2019 6:56:49 PM (No. 84273)
Thank you Mr. Daniels. Truer words have never been spoken: Shame on you Congress! Shame on you Senate! From a Gold Star Family who is celebrating/honoring their 13th Memorial Day since the loss of their beloved son in Iraq.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Sandpiper 5/26/2019 12:51:49 PM (No. 84639)
Amen and amen. God bless our troops and God bless our country.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Wary American 5/26/2019 2:58:38 PM (No. 84703)
Charlie Daniels is a great patriot...but there's a third: Donald J. Trump (sent by God Almighty).
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0 5/26/2019 3:08:03 PM (No. 84711)
God's gift to Tennessee: Charlie Daniels.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: weejun 5/26/2019 7:25:56 PM (No. 84836)
Great article, but hate to be a “tech rep”: total Allied (US, British, Canadian) casualties on D Day were about 10,000 with about 2500 killed rather than the 209,000 cited in the article (perhaps an editorial error). By contrast - and not to take anything away from the brave Americans who stormed the Normandy beaches - US Marine casualties on Iwo Jima were over 26,000 with some 6800 killed. Granted, it was a 30+ day battle ( and the Japanese strategy was to let the Marines land basically unopposed and then kill as many of them as possible once ashore), but still staggering. And the 60+ day battle for Okinawa cost the US 12,000 killed and 62,000 total casualties. Any way one cuts it, the US paid an extremely high price to defeat both Germany and Japan in WWII. May we never forget!
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