Bittersweat tears and Fort Hood.
It needed to be said and was said, and has always been the case in our history. It is sad in this context that Obama stated a truth that should not have to be said. These soldiers at Fort Hood, died, not for Jesus, or the republican party. They served and were the unfortunate target of a nutcase. But be it overseas or at home, they defend OUR Constitution and there is no religious litmus test to serve in our military. They served to protect OUR freedom, not a theocracy.
I am literally crying right now out of pain and joy. Pain that it took this to state the obvious, but joy that it is finally coming to light.
I thank anyone, left or right, believer or not, who does what I cannot do. But it takes all kinds to serve and those who serve defend us all and our country is not monochromatic, nor should our military be.
I couldn't be more proud than I am right now, I am just sorry it took this event to state the obvious.
"We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus -- and nonbelievers."Obama
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