U.S. Congressman Kenny Marchant

Proudly Serving the 24th District of Texas
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Memorial Day

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Washington, May 31, 2010 | comments



U.S. Congressman Kenny Marchant
Proudly Representing the 24th District of Texas

Special Bulletin: May 31, 2010

In Preparation for Memorial Day

It is
The VETERAN, 
Not the preacher, 
Who has given us freedom of religion. 

It is 
The VETERAN, 
Not the reporter, 
Who has given us freedom of the press.

It is 
The VETERAN, 
Not the poet, 
Who has given us freedom of speech.

It is 
The VETERAN, 
Not the campus organizer, 
Who has given us freedom to assemble. 

It is 
The VETERAN, 
Not the lawyer, 
Who has given us the right to a fair trial. 

It is 
The VETERAN, 
Not the politician, 
Who has given us the right to vote.

It is
The VETERAN 
Who salutes the Flag,

It is 
The VETERAN
Who serves under the Flag. 

Eternal rest grant them o Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. 
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SURVEY: The future of offshore drilling has been put into question after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Please take a moment to answer my short online survey: http://www.marchant.house.gov/Forms/Form/?ID=804.

To offer further input on the BP oil spill, please contact my D.C. office at (202) 225-6605. You can also engage in discussion on my Facebook Page by clicking here.

Great Quotes in History
“As a tribute to their sacrifice, let us renew our resolve to remain strong enough to deter aggression, wise enough to preserve and protect our freedom, and thoughtful enough to promote lasting peace throughout the world.” 
President Ronald Reagan, 40th President on the United States on Memorial Day, May 26, 1983

“The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree.”
-Thomas Campbell, 18th century poet

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.”
-General George S. Patton

I am honored to represent the 24th District of Texas, and appreciate your interest in my e-newsletter.  Please contact my District or DC office with any further questions you may have or visit my website at www.marchant.house.gov. You can also become my Facebook friend here or follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/RepKenMarchant

Sincerely,


Member of Congress

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