Damn They Missed


THIS CAME FROM A SOLDIER’S WIFE. IT SAYS IT ALL.
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> I SAT, AS DID MILLIONS OF OTHER CANADIANS AND WATCHED AS THE GOVERNMENT UNDERWENT A PEACEFUL TRANSITION OF POWER ON NOVEMBER 4 , 2015.
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> AT FIRST, I FELT A SWELL OF PRIDE AND PATRIOTISM WHILE JUSTIN TRUDEAU TOOK HIS OATH OF OFFICE.
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> HOWEVER, ALL THAT PRIDE QUICKLY VANISHED AS I LATER WATCHED 21 SOLDIERS, IN FULL DRESS UNIFORM WITH RIFLES, FIRE A 21-GUN SALUTE TO THE PRIME MINISTER.
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> IT WAS THEN THAT I REALIZED HOW FAR CANADA’S MILITARY HAD DETERIORATED.
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> EVERY ONE OF THEM MISSED THE BASTARD.

I should like to make a couple of observations. One – Prime Ministers only get a 19 gunsalute. However, regardless of number of shots they should have used a bigger gun

God Bless and keep reading.

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About irishroverpei

Author of "Lily & Me", "The Royal Navy & Me" and Chapter XXl Armageddon. Writer, blogger and RN Submariner, antique automobile enthusiast.
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