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Continued: Readers Write: (July 4): Trucks on the roads, patriotism, U smoking ban, housing

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It is the soldier, not the poet

Who has given us the freedom of speech.

 

 

It is the soldier, not the campus organizer

Who gives us freedom to protest. …

 

 

It is the soldier who salutes the flag,

Who serves beneath the flag,

And whose coffin is draped by the flag,

Who allows the protester to burn the flag.”

 

 

There should be a parade down Nicollet Mall everyday, 24/7, rain or shine, to honor all who served.

Bob Rabinovitz, Minnetonka

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