This is from Independent Journal.

I have wonder how many of today’s college slackers would bear arms to defend America.

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, I recently got to thinking about the heroes who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.

Then, I thought about some college students today who attack the very Freedom of Speech they fought and died for.

So I wrote this:

Dear entitled college student,

They were issued combat boots to storm Normandy. You just tie your Nike shoelaces.

Boots

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You throw tantrums against Freedom of Speech. Iwo Jima and Nazi Europe were their safe spaces.

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Image Credit: Spencer Platt/AFP/Getty Images

They dug trenches in the blistering heat. You hold a protest sign while carrying a bottle of Gatorade in hand.

You’ve distorted the idea of what it means to have courage and really take a stand.

Courage is not getting arrested for attacking police.

It’s the heroes who took their last breaths at Omaha Beach.

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Image Credit: Matt Cardy/AFP/Getty Images

It’s not trying to redefine equality or what means to care for an individual.

It’s the way your great-grandfather showed the world to stand up for principle.

WASHINGTON - MAY 27:  A group of veterans gather for a picture while visiting the newly opened WWII Memorial May 27, 2004 in Washington, DC. The long awaited World War II Memorial will be dedicated May 29.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

And you want $15.00 an hr because you think that you deserve it.

It’s not in Hard Work We Trust for you, it’s entitlement that you worship.

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You want it free, gimme, now and then you act like an angry toddler when your demands aren’t met.

If only you were comic relief for our World War 2 vets.

Yet, I bet some are rolling in their graves.

A few I know have specifically told me that what you do isn’t brave.

But that you’re selfish and fail to acknowledge blessings all around you.

If you just took a few minutes to count them, the amount would astound you.

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Image Credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

You live in the greatest country in the world with more freedom and opportunity than any other place on earth.

And it’s been like that ever since your birth.

Yet, you still scream and cry because you’re convinced that what you’re doing is right.

If you think things are unfair now, the real world will feel like a King Cobra’s bite.

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Image Credit: Kool Cats Photography/Flickr

And you won’t be able to reverse the venom or crippling sting.

Until you stop getting offended by every single little thing.

Until you stop assassinating the character of those who don’t agree with your view.

Outside of your Fairy Tale Campus, most people don’t see it like you.

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Image Credit: Screenshot/Pew Research

And if that doesn’t happen eventually, our world will go dark.

America the Beautiful will be America Ripped Apart.

At this point, if a grave evil like the Nazis ever returned and the free world needed people to fight.

I’m not sure you’d have the guts to actually do what is right.

And that’s the kind of thing that keeps World War 2 veterans that I know up at night.

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Image Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

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