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Thursday, February 26, 2009

'Taking Chance' -- A Look at the Real Price of Freedom

I saw this movie and was throughly awe struck. With all the negative we have been hearing about Americans, this reminded me WE ARE AMERICANS AND WE ARE GOOD.

Posted by Bobby Eberle

President Obama unveils his proposed budget for FY 2010 on Thursday. Several news outlets already have summaries, and the bullet items paint a grim picture of massive government spending and the return of higher taxes. Obama will be pushing his plan for universal health care. That means the taxpayers will now be in the business of providing health care for all.

It's just too much for me to take today, so I'm going to take a different turn. We hear about these plans and the tremendous amount of money that Obama is planning to spend. But what about the real cost of freedom? I'm talking about the men and women who have given their lives to keep this country free. They have paid the ultimate price so that you and I can live in this great country. In the new HBO film, "Taking Chance," we are reminded of that sacrifice and how a fallen Marine still touches the lives of those around him, even after he has passed from this world. (Full story at GOPUSA)

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