Now that I've gotten a few comments from people about my "not sorry" picture with me toting a badass M203, I thought I would explain a little bit more in detail what I'm not sorry about.
I'm not sorry that George W. Bush was reelected President.
I'm not sorry for being American.
I'm not sorry for being a Soldier.
I'm not sorry for the opportunity to serve my country.
I'm not sorry for democracy in action.
I'm not sorry for Freedom, and mostly the freedom to express myself.
I would not be sorry if John Kerry were elected president.
I would still not be sorry of being an American if he was.
My photo is not directed at liberals or the anti-Bushites. The suppression of their voice is the suppression of the thing I love. My picture is a representation of myself and that of being a soldier. A soldier is a person whose duty is to defend their country, and defending the homeland means bearing arms against enemies of this nation. I see my photo as beind directed at Terrorists. George Bush has made a directive in the war on terror. I am not sorry that I get to help continue it.
If you don't notice, my picture speaks for myself and myself only. I'm not speaking for the 51% of american voters who chose to vote for Bush. Their reasons are not the same as mine. I'm not speaking against the 48% of voters who chose to vote for Kerry. They had the freedom to vote the way they did. I do not ever wish for that to go away. My words are simple, blunt, and to the point.
I am not Sorry.
Read and interpret it as you may.
And no, I am not a cook. Hell no, you couldn't pay me enough to be an army cook!
"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse."
John Stewart Mill