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Pride in Country

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    dragonrider32posted 7 years ago

    Today, take a few minutes and talk to your kids about the 4th of July and what it means for Americans. Kids learn from you, their parents, and learn to be good citizens. Take the time to make them understand what pride in country, what pride in heritage, and what pride in their ancestors really means. Have a great 4th.

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      china manposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      This is a good idea, don't forget to tell them all the other stuff too though.

      1. Sab Oh profile image53
        Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I knew someone wouldn't be able to resist...

      2. Jim Hunter profile image59
        Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Other stuff?

        1. Dave Barnett profile image53
          Dave Barnettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Mine are all tribal members. Come to the CASINOS, it's way better than beads, and we let you keep what you win! HAPPY FOURTH

        2. psycheskinner profile image83
          psycheskinnerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          True pride comes from knowing true history--celebrating the good and taking responsibility for the bad as well.

          1. Jim Hunter profile image59
            Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Thats as clear as mud, thanks for the cryptic message.

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            china manposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Exactly right.

    2. Evan G Rogers profile image75
      Evan G Rogersposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      ... the 4th of July just means that ....

      ... Jefferson's Declaration of Independence was signed 234 years ago.....

      And ever since then this land has been moving towards fascism and socialism.

      1. Flightkeeper profile image72
        Flightkeeperposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Well, at least we're always behind when compared to Europe and Canada big_smile

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    logic,commonsenseposted 7 years ago

    I reflect on the courage and the vision of the founders of this country.  The wisdom, the sacrifice has given us the best country in the history of this planet.  Despite all the flaws, we have more opportunity than anywhere else.  We just have to have the courage to take advantage of it.

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      china manposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Or maybe the courage to do a bit less of the bad stuff and a bit more of the good stuff.  I am told America is overwhelmingly Christian, how about, as a country, starting with the ten commandments when operating around the world- this is a simple enough list of good stuff that is not hard to follow.

      1. Sab Oh profile image53
        Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Soooo appropriate to do this tired old bit on this thread on this day.

        Ai-ya ~

      2. profile image63
        logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        You are confusing the people of this country with the politicians.
        One of the beauties of our system is that we have choices.  We are not tied blindly to any particular cultural,or religious choice.

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          china manposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I am not confusing anything - America is a nation of people and its leaders. I said quite plainly "how about, as a country".  Many people, including myself, I am English BTW, have close ties and affection for the US. Recent years have damaged that and it would be nice to see you all turning away from aggressive interventions around the world and putting your house in order so that we can regain the respect and affection that we had in the past.  Wishing for a more peaceful US is not anti-American it is just that - a wish for peace.

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            logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Let ye who is without sin, be the first to cast a stone!

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              china manposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              Biblical quotes do not add to any discussion - reasoning and considering the events and their outcomes just might.

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                logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                Everyone is entitled to their opinion.  At least in this country.

  3. dahoglund profile image81
    dahoglundposted 7 years ago

    The country has faults but what one would be better?

 
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