dsc_0084Popular culture is constantly thanking The Troops for defending American rights and freedoms. The more years of wars that go unwon- the stronger the trend.

Americans are constantly praising & thanking The Troops for keeping us safe.

Still trying to figure out how sending US troops to Iraq & Afghanistan was meant to keep bad people from coming here to do bad things.

No word on how heroin trafficking cartels continue to move product past strict post-911 security protocols & the US Dept. of Homeland Security at border crossings and ports of entry.

Heroin deaths surpass gun homicides for the first time, CDC data shows

Meth from Mexico blamed for 4 recent Missoula-area high-speed chases

Welcome Home Troops

The US Armed Forces do not function as some sort of giant civil rights organization:

Safeguarding American rights & freedoms by running prison camps used to house American citizens during WWII:

How Bainbridge Island Japanese were registered, forced from their homes during World War II

 

Firing on unarmed students at Kent State University.

 

Another of many examples where freedoms may come & go- completely unrelated to military operations in distant lands:

The National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984

Each of the 50 states was stripped of the freedom to set their own minimum drinking age.

Where were The Troops?

Will the Joint Chiefs of Staff send The Troops to safeguard American freedoms?

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The Department of Defense track record goes back to 1949. How many US wars have been won since then?

More here: DOD Gets a Pass on the Freedom Nonsense

 

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