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What did Ben Carson say in Iowa that every American should embrace?

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Soon-to-be Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson ended his recent Iowa speech with a very noteworthy observation. Referring to the end of every stanza of our national anthem, “O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave”, he remarked “[P]lease remember it is impossible to be free if you’re not brave.” This is important, so let’s repeat this. “Please remember it is impossible to be free if you’re not brave.”

Today, being brave here at home means being a liberty activist fighting to preserve our Constitution and the Rule of Law. Liberty did not just happen. America did not just happen. Our freedom has been fought for many times by many brave Americans both here at home and abroad. The immediate liberty battle ahead is now at the ballot box in 2016—both the primary and the general elections.

Grassroots Republican voters have immense but unorganized voting power to remake this country, this state, our countries and cities. Organizing this voting power to empower these grassroots Republican voters has now become our primary mission for 2016. But we need your help!

The first step is to join the DTP email list. Yes, you may see this website’s postings through Facebook or Twitter, but I still need you to sign up for the DTP emails. I need to be able to reach you directly and frequently as we have much to do. I need to be able to call on your time, skills, and talents to help achieve this critical 2016 goal of empowering grassroots Republican voters. As Ben Carson reminded us, “it is impossible to be free if you’re not brave.”

As only the first stanza of the national anthem is normally sung, read again the last stanza, written shortly after the British attack on Fort McHenry at Baltimore in 1814 and just weeks after their sacking Washington DC and burning of the White House. The British came to America to steal our liberty. Losing our liberty is not an imaginary threat. Then, as now, that threat is very real!

Oh! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved home and the war’s desolation!
Blest with victory and peace, may the heav’n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: “In God is our trust.”
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

I My Liberty!

Mike Snead
President
Dayton TEA Party

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