Was Bush Using the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast to Recruit Hispanics to War?Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 

Was Bush Using the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast to Recruit Hispanics to War?
 


22 June 2005 at 12:46:16 PM
salon

We question the appropriateness of using a Prayer Breakfast to promote war, especially from a deserter who didn't take his own responsiblities seriously.

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Finally, we see the love of neighbor in tens of thousands of Hispanics who serve America and the cause of freedom.  One of these was an immigrant from Mexico named Rafael Peralta.  The day after Rafael got his green card, he enlisted in the Marine Corps.  Think about that.  While serving in Iraq, this good sergeant wrote a letter to his younger brother.  He said, "Be proud of being an American.  Our father came to this country, became a citizen because it was the right place for our family to be." Shortly after writing that letter, Sergeant Peralta used his own body to cover a grenade an enemy soldier had rolled into a roomful of Marines.
    This prayer breakfast, we remember the sacrifices of honorable and good folks like Sergeant Peralta, who have shown their love of neighbor by giving their life for freedom.
    Hispanic Americans answer the call to service willingly, because you understand that freedom is a divine gift that carries with it serious responsibilities.


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