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Independence Day: your thoughts

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Post by bblhd672 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:31 pm

Every July 4th the past few years I have posted the text of the Declaration of Independence on my Facebook page, not only because I believe in its ideals but because it represents why we became a nation apart from others.
I get emotional when I think about this great country, our good deeds lift my spirit, our failures and bad actions set my will to see us be great.
The naysayers, the chronically complainers and those who despise our ideals of freedom and liberty cannot grasp the concepts that make American the shining light on the hill. Our light may have dimmed the last few years and our enemies may believe they are close to victory, but I do sense a flicker of a renewed flame of freedom and liberty. Whether that ember flares into a roaring fire of American greatness or consumes us in yet another brother against brother war is to be determined. My hope, my dream is that Americans, true believers in the Constitutional Republic will awaken and throw off the bounds of the elitists in government, media, academia and entertainment who do not believe in American the Beautiful.
This Independence Day remember the sacrifices made by those who went before us from the 1770's to the 2010's. Remember the flag isn't a piece of cloth that represents racism, sexism or any other negative connotation the left wants to assign it. The flag represents the best of what America has done in this world and will continue to do as long as she exists as a Republic.
God bless you all. God bless America. :patriot:


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Post by oljames3 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:13 pm

Amen. Against all enemies, foreign and domestic.
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Post by WildBill » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:52 pm

oljames3 wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:13 pm
Amen. Against all enemies, foreign and domestic.
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Post by Take Down Sicko » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:09 pm

Here is a 35 minute walkthru of the Statue of Liberty. https://www2.bing.com/videos/search?q=s ... ORM=VRDGAR

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Post by Oldgringo » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:06 pm

My youngest son would have turned 49 years old tomorrow.

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Post by Take Down Sicko » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:08 pm

Oldgringo wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:06 pm
My youngest son would have turned 49 years old tomorrow.
Very sorry for your lose OldGringo. May your son rest in heaven never to depart from God's presents forever.


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Post by OlBill » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:28 pm

Oldgringo wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:06 pm
My youngest son would have turned 49 years old tomorrow.
I am truly sorry for your loss. I wish no parent would ever have to bury a child.


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Post by OlBill » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:31 pm

I realize it won't be popular, but I'm at the point where I believe I'll start celebrating March 2nd instead of July 4th.

Texas has been good to me.

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Post by AndyC » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:51 pm

:patriot:
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Post by oljames3 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:08 pm

OlBill wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:31 pm
I realize it won't be popular, but I'm at the point where I believe I'll start celebrating March 2nd instead of July 4th.

Texas has been good to me.
In my family, we celebrate both.
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Post by skeathley » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:35 pm

Remember, that the battle at Lexington and Concord ("the shot heard 'round the world") was brought on by the first effort in the new world at gun control.

That didn't work out so well for the Brits.

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Post by OneGun » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:39 pm

Happy Birthday America! Thank you to service people past and present for keeping our country safe.

God Bless the USA!!

Amen!
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Post by Pawpaw » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:52 pm

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Post by crazy2medic » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:41 am

skeathley wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:35 pm
Remember, that the battle at Lexington and Concord ("the shot heard 'round the world") was brought on by the first effort in the new world at gun control.

That didn't work out so well for the Brits.

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Interesting fact, the british military controlled most of the population centers but the populace and militia had the countryside, nothing moved out of the cities without being under the gun!
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Post by bblhd672 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:37 am

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.
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