Few who have never served in the military during war,
ever understand what Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and
Marines go through. This is why we can’t talk about
it unless we get together with others who “have been
there and done that”. Other people will never
understand, and we can’t explain it in words.
This is true with what is wrongly named, “Post
Traumatic Shock Syndrome”. I have it too. I cry at
the drop of a hat for what seems like nothing, but I
hide it well. It is really something so overwhelming
I can’t forget it, and civilians cannot understand
The shock and trauma are not “post”. When you go to
fight, you have to have very strong convictions to
stand up to what you do, what happens to you, and what
you see. It takes a great belief, greater than most
anyone else has, in order to deal with that. This is
why it takes the best people – we have to be strong
enough to face war, and win.
Ronald Reagan once said, that “Most men go through
life wondering if they have made a difference.
Marines don’t have that problem.” He was right.
What happens is that you keep pulling yourself
together by sheer will and faith, going out again and
again, not knowing if this will be your last time to
face death. You see others die doing exactly what you
have been doing and know you are not special, but part
of the team. You become steel, or you break. You
fight for a purpose.
But when you come home and are faced with people
spitting in your face; with the press calling you
murderers and baby killers; with these people treating
you as completely expendable for their political
purposes, and when you find out that the ideal society
you thought you knew, grew up in and fought for is not
real, then you break. You are stripped of your
purpose, your strength, and your resolve by the very
people you fought to protect.
THIS IS YOUR SHOCK. THIS IS YOUR TRAUMA. IT IS NOT
POST. IT IS NOT THE WAR THAT DOES IT. IT IS COMING
HOME AND SEEING IT FOR THE FIRST TIME.
This is when you begin to replay the war over and over
again in your mind. When you try to regain the
purpose, or try to find another purpose for all that you
went through, and all your friends died for. It is not
the shell shock or war weariness of past wars.
It is facing the “new liberalism” at home and not
knowing how to deal with it. It is seeing what the
press says, what the politicians say and what schools
teach our children, and knowing it is a lie.
Liberalism is the lack of standards. It is the
backing away from morals, ethics, laws and rights. It
is calling the Constitution that we fight to protect a
“living document”. It is asking, “Whose truth, whose
reality, whose interpretation of the law”? It is the not
knowing right from wrong, but seeing shades of gray.
It is interpretation for the purpose of instilling
prejudice, for there is no other reason to
re-interpret the law, except to make the law unequal.
There is no other reason to rewrite history, or claim
“separation of church and state” when there is no such
thing in the Constitution. The goal is the
eliminating of ethics and morals taught by religion
and replacing them with variables; to allow
discrimination for division, power and control. The
result is the destruction of the very fiber of our
country and what made it great. The destruction of
all we fought for. This is why we cry. This is our
trauma, our shock. It is not the war in our face. It
is the knife in our back that hurts so badly.
But there is a prayer to God in ever one of our 50
state constitutions. And the First Amendment clearly
states in a single sentence our rights to freely
practice religion, speech, press, assembly and redress
of our grievances, unrestricted by government.
Is there separation of speech and state?
Is there separation of the press and state?
Can you imagine the outcry from the press if there was
such a claim?
Well, now there is separation of God and state. This
one sentence treats all the same. Separation of
church and state isn’t even grammatically correct, let
alone legal. How do you treat one subject of a
sentence unequally from another, except by a lie?
Our forefathers knew that when you separate God from
our leaders, you relieve them of morals and ethics
too. Don’t be fooled. That is the goal. Today it
isn’t fear of a religious takeover, or the support of one
religion over another, but the fear of being held
accountable for your own actions, that drives these
leaders to make the claim of “separation of church and
And once you have violated that very first right, all
the rest are open to reinterpretation too.
If you are not a liberal today, your free speech and
free press are at risk and often challenged. Your
right to self protection covered in the Second
Amendment is attacked. Your right to equal protection
of the laws is taken away. Looking at who is
protected and who is not in our courts, our courts
should have engraved in stone over every entrance,
“RESULTS MAY VARY” to replace the Ten Commandments
now subject to removal.
I fear for this country and its destruction from
within. I fear who will be the next president and
shudder at what they are promising to do. I see our
open borders and our wildly inaccurate press who leads
the charge away from truth. I wonder if we will
But then I remember all who have served and know that
they will return, if called upon again. I know that
they remember the purpose for which they fought and
will reunite to protect this One Constitution with its
universal laws. To return it and “We the People” to
power when we have had enough of liberalism and the
lies it is based on. This is where I find hope.
And I remember our oath of office, “to uphold and
protect the Constitution of the United States (not the
U.N.) from all enemies, both foreign and domestic”.
I believe that charges of treason and impeachment are
called for, and should be used. I believe that
liberalism in its current definition is our greatest
danger and should not be tolerated. Each step outside
the law should be stopped. Each lie should not go
unchallenged. And all parts of the Constitution should
be followed and equally applied, whether some like it
or not. It is time to return to our roots and our
purpose for which we fought. It is time for
liberals to feel shock, trauma and the power of the
People. It is time to return to our morals, ethics
and to one justice for all under God.
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