Thursday, May 20, 2010

Do "A Few Good Men" still exist in America?

Regarding the war on terror, international threats,
nuclear proliferation,
and illegal immigration,
America is transforming into a nation that has

forgotten how to defend itself.

We need to be reminded of a few important lessons
from "A Few Good Men," so that our

nation will not be conquered.

You want answers?
I think I'm entitled to them.

You want answers?!

I want the truth.

You can't handle the truth!

Son, we live in a world that has walls.
And those walls have to be guarded by men
with guns. Who's gonna do it? You? You,
Lt. Weinberg? I have a greater
responsibility than you can possibly
fathom. You weep for Santiago and you
curse the marines. You have that luxury.
You have the luxury of not knowing what I
know: That Santiago's death, while tragic,
probably saved lives. And my existence,
while grotesque and incomprehensible to
you, saves lives.

You don't want the truth. Because deep
down, in places you don't talk about at
parties, you want me on that wall. You me

We use words like honor, code,
loyalty...we use these words as the
backbone to a life spent defending
something. You use 'em as a punchline.

I have neither the time nor the
inclination to explain myself to a man who
rises and sleeps under the blanket of the
very freedom I provide, then questions the
manner in which I provide it. I'd prefer
you just said thank you and went on your
way. Otherwise, I suggest you pick up a
weapon and stand a post. Either way, I
don't give a damn what you think you're
entitled to.

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