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Will this 4th of July be a celebration of America?

How will this 4th of July be spent this year? Will we see lots of backyard barbeques and small-town fireworks and parades with bands and floats, or will it just be another day? With all that we have been through these last 18 months it will be interesting to see what happens. Will there be parades and blustering speakers and little kids excited to be let loose?

I certainly hope so, I hope and pray that families’ get together and watch the parades and fireworks and join each other at the barbecues. We need to get back to the old fashion celebration of one of the greatest days in our country’s history. We need to get back to celebrating this thing that is defined not only by our Constitution and Bill of Rights but also by our amalgamation of peoples from all over this world. People that have come here with a goal in their mind to be part of this “experiment” and work hard to contribute to it. To live in the freest country in the world and to enjoy all the benefits that accrue due to their participation.

What we do not need this 4th of July is more people coming here with no idea of working to contribute to the whole but only to get what they can as easy as they can. Oh, there will be political speeches that glorify those who are streaming into our land with no thought of what it takes to be an “American”. This country was not built on free stuff, it was built on hard work and contribution to the community. We are a generous people, but we have our limits, and I don’t know about you, but I am reaching mine. There are forces alive who are making a concerted effort to destroy this country and all its history, both good and bad, and laying plans to eliminate all remnants of what has made us great.

I wish you all the joy of family, food and celebration. Please go to the parades and the barbeques and listen to the speakers and let the little children run around and play and wonder at the spectacle of sparklers in the evening. 

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