Why we celebrate the Fourth Of July……For those that don’t know, it is a Holiday called Independence Day….The day the 13 Colonies declared that they were a nation in their own right, no longer under the rule of the King of England. Self Rule…..

They chose their destiny, not some overbred Monarch who wasn’t even sure where the lands were and who knew nothing about the people living there.

This was the day that began the greatest nation on the planet. The Constitution, which enabled it to be so, came later, but this was the day those many years ago when that nation began. A nation which became the destination for freedom-loving peoples from all over the world….The day the United States of America….That great Republic, began.

Take a minute to raise a glass to those men who signed that document, who signed the document and, in doing so, ““mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor,” ….some  of those men did lose some or all of those.

Now go enjoy your beer, hotdogs, and fireworks.

But remember. And be glad you live here. 

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