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Supporting Materials for Sir! No Sir!
We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident
“We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights ‘guaranteed’ by our constitution, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
An early American patriot said “I may not agree with what you say...but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” That was Patrick Henry. During your next 10 minute break pull out a copy of this paper and start reading it in front of some of the lifer’s. See how many rights you have. Tell your first sargeant or CO that you don’t agree with the war, the draft or the military...see how many rights you have. See what happens when you express your opinion.
Short Times, no. 2