HDR 172: “Independence Forever”
ALOHA, ALL! This issue of the HDR is short and sweet – enjoy your holiday and thank the men and women who made it possible. Here’s a beautiful tribute to our military (thanks to Bob for the link):
And while you’re feasting on those burgers and hot dogs, reflect on what Independence Day means. Here’s a great history of The Declaration of Independence, why we celebrate, and why we continue to fight: Independence Forever Why America Celebrates the Fourth of July | The Heritage Foundation You’ll also see where the title for this HDR originates 😉
Final Thought: “Our Declaration of Independence has been copied by emerging nations around the globe, its themes adopted in places many of us have never heard of. Here in this land, for the first time, it was decided that man is born with certain God-given rights. We the people declared that government is created by the people for their own convenience. Government has no power except those voluntarily granted it by the people. There have been revolutions before and since ours, revolutions that simply exchanged one set of rulers for another. Ours was a philosophical revolution that changed the very concept of government.” Ronald Reagan, address at Yorktown, October 19, 1981
GOD BLESS AMERICA – PASS THIS ON – REMEMBER IN 2012!!