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This Really Hit Home With Me........

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

We need to show more sympathy for these people.

*They travel miles in the heat.
*They risk their lives crossing a border.
*They don't get paid enough wages.
*They do jobs that others won't do or are afraid to do.
*They live in crowded conditions among a people who speak a different language.
*They rarely see their families, and they face adversity all day.......every day.

I'm not talking about illegal Mexicans. I'm talking about our troops! Doesn't it seem strange that many Democrats and Republicans are willing to lavish all kinds of social benefits on illegals, but don't support our troops, and are even threatening to defund them?

I have a nephew who has served in Iraq twice and could be deployed to Afghanistan. This is maddening!!!!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BENDER7 8/19/2010 8:02AM

    Excellent point!

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OZARKMARY 8/18/2010 10:11AM

    Thanks for posting. If we could only get the politicians to understand this point. "Thank you" to your nephew and ALL those serving past and present. emoticon emoticon

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FLAME42 8/17/2010 9:52PM

    I think you said it beautifully! Our troops need our support, prayers, and thank yous. They deserve coming home to the best we as a country have to offer.

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MCSNYDER1 8/17/2010 7:55PM

    It's because of good Americans like your nephew that we live in the best country on the planet. I pray for our troops and our country daily. Your nephew and your entire family are now at the top of that list.

God bless you all.

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SHERYLDS 8/17/2010 7:23PM


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SUNNY332 8/17/2010 3:15PM

    I am with you on the Patricia. God Bless our soldiers - they are our True American Heros and we need to take every opportunity to say thanks!

Thanks for a great post.


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CMJONES77065 8/17/2010 3:04PM

    emoticon Thanks for posting!

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GRAMMIE1959 8/17/2010 2:24PM

  thank you for the heartfelt blog

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KAITLYNSNAMMY 8/17/2010 1:16PM

    I couldn't agree more! Our troops must be honored and taken care of when they return from battle. All medical, all benefits and full pay forever! We should NOT have to create private fundraisers for injured Marines or any other branch of the service. Take care of THE people Washington.

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