Posts Tagged ‘freedom’

How much is that freedom in the window?

5 Jan 2011

Missouri’s Proposition B is an example of threats to our constitutional freedoms.

© St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Tad Armstrong

The last two sentences of the Star-Spangled Banner are well known: “O say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave o’er the land of the free and the home of the brave? Play ball.”

I saw Stan Musial play his last game in Sportsman’s Park and remember paying attention to the words of our national anthem, wondering how anyone could understand freedom without visiting the “land of the unfree,” wherever that was. (more…)