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An Open Letter to Veterans for Freedom and Liberty

It has come to my attention that the Veterans for Ron Paul march is “on hold,” awaiting some sort of recognition from the Ron Paul Campaign.

The spirit of the message that Ron Paul advocates cannot be lost, for it was never his to begin with. Ron Paul did not invent or create the idea that every person on earth is entitled to certain inherent freedoms.

Ron Paul reminded people of what our forefathers intended, and for that I am thankful. Freedom and Liberty does not, however, stand or fall on one man. Freedom and Liberty does not stand or fall on Ron Paul. And Freedom and Liberty certainly does not stand or fall on whether this march gets the pat on the head that certain individuals believe that it deserves.

Thank God that our forefathers didn’t cease their march after countless appeals to Britain for recognition proved unsuccessful. Thank God they did not give up. And thank God that they realized that the fate of the country was far bigger and more important than their egos.

This march will move forward. This march envelopes the broken spirit of our nation and helps it enter a stage of healing, not just for the veterans who show up to move this amazing message forward, but also for the rest of us who see the symbolism in every step taken.

Ron Paul may have been the beginning of enlightenment for many people, and for that I express my most profound gratitude, but this great movement does not belong to him; it belongs to The People.

I am not a veteran, but I will march myself if I have to. I will march and carry on my back the spirit of every single person on this planet who hungers for Freedom and Liberty. I will carry on my back the egos of every individual who has separated himself along the way. I will march over every mountain and through every valley that I encounter until we restore this Great Republic. I will be strong and unwavering.

I have given myself completely to this great movement, for we are One Nation Under God, Indivisible -- I don’t need your approval, and neither does anybody else. It is not yours to give, and it is not yours to take away.

Janice Grace
Michigan National Delegate for Liberty

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Update

When I first learned that the RP march was "on hold," it irritated me to no end that this last-minute change could negatively affect so many people, and even perhaps have an exponentially negative effect on the Liberty Movement. With morale in this country down already, this was the last thing that we needed.

Well, it looks like the organizer boys pulled off turning a potentially negative situation into something incredibly positive, and I support their decision to turn this event into one that will help many homeless veterans in our country with food, clothing, etc.

Good job!

Susie 4 Liberty's picture

PLEASE FRONT PAGE

An incredibly well-written post reminding us ALL WHOM WE ARE...

Susie 4 Liberty

Amen and

thank you, Janice Grace.

Okay, veterans. Where are you now? Please post your comments here.

Janice, please provide specific info about where to meet and what route you plan to take.

Did everybody miss the thousand-man formation?

http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2012/02/veterans-for-ron-pau...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGPfTVCe5Jk

and so on.

It's just the lamestream media blackout that's so danged frustrating! We really need to take that nomination or else! (Maybe use a little Klingon Guile!)

Ron Paul 2012 or Bust! Literally!

Freedom is my Worship Word!

We will march with you, Janice!

You are not alone. What's your route and when?

Stunning...

In our hearts and souls we love this country and all it stood for..Ron Paul has been our guiding light of the vision we have for our country and the world...stunning letter and hope the Veterans will not relent...Ron Paul 2012!

roseinnw

Let's try to keep

the positive posts up this week! Bookmarking the ones like this and the ones you linked to pull back up leading into Tampa.

FRONT PAGE!!!

I'm a vet who marched in DC and WILL march in Tampa. Right on, Janice!

RLW IV

Thank you for your service ..

to the cause of Liberty! I know the sight of the Veterans marching will have a huge impact for all those that will see it! To me this is one event during the convention that I truly believe will open the eyes and hearts of many and the world will be watching! I hope many more will be joining you and march as planned! When I saw the march in DC I was so moved and thought NOW they truly are fighting for our freedoms! Godspeed!

Front Page Please!

Veterans for Ron Paul, please reconsider and march as planned!
I love this line and resolve:

" I will carry on my back the egos of every individual who has separated himself along the way."

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reedr3v's picture

You are inspiring Janice.

It is too bad that some formerly strong Liberty warriors lost heart and focus just before the last stretch. Those who are still standing such as yourself are working that much harder to make up for those fallen.

Denise B's picture

Thank you Janice!

Very well said.:)

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Excellent letter! Please do not miss this!

Bump for more to read. Beautifully stated.

Beautiful! Front Page Please!

Thank you for your inspiring and passionate words! I especially love this passage:

"Ron Paul may have been the beginning of enlightenment for many people, and for that I express my most profound gratitude, but this great movement does not belong to him; it belongs to The People.

I am not a veteran, but I will march myself if I have to. I will march and carry on my back the spirit of every single person on this planet who hungers for Freedom and Liberty. I will carry on my back the egos of every individual who has separated himself along the way. I will march over every mountain and through every valley that I encounter until we restore this Great Republic. I will be strong and unwavering."

Great Letter

Hope Adam read it..

Laurelai

Me too, but more importantly

I hope all the veterans that were planning to go move forward with or without Adam.