“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”
We Americans often take the gift of freedom that we all enjoy for granted, never giving much thought to what was required in order to attain it and keep it.
It’s often said that “freedom isn’t free“, and that’s definitely true. Freedom had to be purchased, and keeping it requires a recurring payment that must be made on a continuous basis.
I have come to believe that few among us have a clear understanding of the sheer magnitude of that enormous cost. [Read more…]