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Daily Journal
     November 4, 2019      #65-308 KDJ

Ron Jackson: 'Support the troops' a selective

By Ron Jackson

We have been collectively chanting the “Support the Troops” mantra for quite some time now. It is almost a badge of honor to publicly proclaim your support for those currently fulfilling their oath to serve in our defense. Public display of military support could be seen everywhere. For a while it appeared genuine.

Whenever there was a debate in Congress about increasing our troop involvement in some foreign conflict or a threat to defense spending, we amped up, “Support the Troops.” A fresh batch of bumper stickers rolled off the production line onto cars. If individuals exercised their rights to peacefully ...

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