Right To Question

It is one's right
to question the fight
and use of America's might
be it for a political or personal reason
without any concern for treason.

Yet, each should understand
that many of this great land
draw a line in the sand
when it is felt
that the discourse being dealt
negatively impacts our valiant troops in harm's way
and even sadly to say
could falsely aid the enemy's intent
even when the opposite is meant.

Nor is there one answer for all
when it comes to a patriot's call
to think of America and our troops first
as our individual thirst
to exercise our right to express,
whether in a silent vote or loudly to the press,
still remains strong today...
even as our enemy tries to take it away.

David G. Bancroft
Copyright 2005
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