Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Fred Thompson on "the soldier"

I don't wish to use this blog to display political affiliation or any views on our country. Let me lay it down so you understand. Here is what I support: I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God." (Title 10, US Code; Act of 5 May 1960 replacing the wording first adopted in 1789, with amendment effective 5 October 1962).

With that said, I have served the Commander in Chief even though I did not vote for that person, even though I did not agree with their views and morals. I have done it for my entire adult life without question. Why? I like how Senator Fred Thompson puts it:

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