Happy 4th of July USA!

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  1. Bill Manning profile image68
    Bill Manningposted 13 years ago

    Just wanted to wish everyone in the USA a happy 4th of July. Be safe and don't get your fingers blown off by firecrackers, lol!

    I'm not doing anything, just staying home and listening to the fireworks going off around here, as you can buy them in Florida.

    Anyway happy 4th of July and have a safe one. smile

  2. profile image0
    Brenda Durhamposted 13 years ago

    Thank you!
    You too! big_smile

  3. ediggity profile image59
    ediggityposted 13 years ago

    Happy 4th! USA Rocks!!!!

  4. Ladybird33 profile image66
    Ladybird33posted 13 years ago

    Happy 4th To All , be safe, don't drink and drive and be merry...and most of all be thankful!

  5. profile image0
    Onusonusposted 13 years ago

    No taxation without representation!

  6. Rafini profile image80
    Rafiniposted 13 years ago

    Happy 4th!

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  7. W. Christopher profile image69
    W. Christopherposted 13 years ago

    Have a happy 4th of July, everyone! smile

  8. Money Glitch profile image63
    Money Glitchposted 13 years ago

    Happy 4th!


  9. Cagsil profile image69
    Cagsilposted 13 years ago

    Have a joyous day and remain safe everyone. smile

  10. rebekahELLE profile image85
    rebekahELLEposted 13 years ago

    Happy Birthday America!! 


    love, light, rebekah

  11. Aficionada profile image79
    Aficionadaposted 13 years ago

    Happy Independence Day!!

  12. Pearldiver profile image67
    Pearldiverposted 13 years ago

    Have a Good One You Guys...
    It's Been 4th July 2010 here for the Last 17 Hours already.
    Take Care. smile

  13. Lisa HW profile image64
    Lisa HWposted 13 years ago

    Happy Fourth of July - but on our local Boston news last night they did a report about how only 60% of Bostonians between the ages of 18 and 29 know why we celebrate Independence Day.  Having been born and raised in the Boston area (which is not only steeped in history, but, in many ways, leading in the forgetting of it) I thought it might be nice to share not just the celebration of the day, but some of the its meaning.


    http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii124/sugarshorts2u/Holidays/fireworks-2.gif     http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii124/sugarshorts2u/Holidays/MavJuly.gif

    Boston Pops celebrates the Fourth of July
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZ9RZxCi … re=related

    The strange story of how John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3Z0v2mc … re=related

    If nothing else, the last (about) 20/30% of this video is very meaningful.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj0ksH2o … re=related

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      Brenda Durhamposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Those are awesome!

      Scary, sad that many Americans today are bent on tossing aside the efforts made by patriots to preserve our independence and freedoms.

      1. Lisa HW profile image64
        Lisa HWposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Brenda, I thought twice about adding a "serious spin" to a post about the Fourth of July, but I'm almost more bothered by the idea that so many people are oblivious to the history of their own country and because of it may let those freedoms slip away just out of not really thinking they're important and not knowing what it took out of those aiming to preserve them.  Maybe Boston just has a high percentage of people who don't have a clue, but I'm wondering how many more 18 to 29 year old people across the country don't know what the Fourth of July is about either.  hmm   

        Anyway, for anyone on here who hasn't yet been out celebrating for a couple of hours, or anyone who hasn't camped out in Boston in order to be able to get near the Big Celebration - have a great, fun, day.  smile

        1. Aya Katz profile image82
          Aya Katzposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Happy Independence Day, Lisa. I worry about the ones who do know what it's about, and would not support it, if we had to do it all over again.

        2. timorous profile image81
          timorousposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Hi Lisa;
          I think you'd find in many countries, including U.S., Canada, and Great Britain, the clueless quotient is rising.  I don't know why this is.  Young people seem rather oblivious to what's going on in the world, either in the past or present.  I guess it doesn't really mean enough to them, or they haven't learned to piece the fragments of info they pick up into a proper relationship that allows for a good understanding of how things work.  Shall we blame lax education standards, or too many entertaining and frivolous distractions?

  14. Pearldiver profile image67
    Pearldiverposted 13 years ago


    I Always thought it was a Special Day created as a result of Will Smith's efforts in the US Air Force.

    He is a national hero here too! smile

    In NZ we even saw a Movie about him called: "The Making of Independence Day!"

  15. Zsuzsy Bee profile image84
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 13 years ago

    To all my friends south of the border have one super duper  great 4th of July holiday


    Party on http://smileys.on-my-web.com/repository/Drinks/drinking-48.GIF

    1. ediggity profile image59
      ediggityposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      In Mexico? Oh, wait, you're probably in Canada.  Now I'm hungry for Taco Bell.

  16. Origin profile image60
    Originposted 13 years ago

    Happy 4th!!! big_smile

  17. lrohner profile image67
    lrohnerposted 13 years ago

    Happy 4th everyone! Stay cool!

  18. Beth100 profile image67
    Beth100posted 13 years ago


    Celebrate and be safe y'all! smile


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    Brenda Durhamposted 13 years ago

    Marine Stuns a Tea Party with the Second Verse of the Star Spangled Banner:

    http://www.tangle.com/view_video?viewke … fdf96d723e

  20. Stacie L profile image89
    Stacie Lposted 13 years ago


  21. SomewayOuttaHere profile image61
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 13 years ago

    Happy 4th of July...enjoy it with your friends and family!  and if you don't have anyone close by...just get out there and have some fun with the festivities!

  22. profile image0
    pinkyleeposted 13 years ago


    Hope everyone has a good one and a safe one

  23. Ben Evans profile image63
    Ben Evansposted 13 years ago

    Without a watch,
    only time will construe
    a sense or meaning
    or a life that is true.

    The world spins
    and so do we.
    This earth is not of I
    it is of you and me.

    Is it just senseless march
    to a saddened beat
    or can we find good
    in the sweltering heat?

    There is no need to clap
    or no need to dare
    because within
    we are  simply austere.

    With 30 minutes of  crescendo,
    don't let it pass.
    Our great birthday
    is something that wont last.

    Give someone else
    a slice of your pie
    with a scoop of ice cream
    and without a lie.

    Do something great and love yourself, your country, and your world!

  24. timorous profile image81
    timorousposted 13 years ago

    Hey...Happy 4th of July to all my fellow U.S. hubbers, from myself, and on behalf of all the other Canadian hubbers here. smile

  25. CYBERSUPE profile image59
    CYBERSUPEposted 13 years ago

    Yo Bill,
         Happy Fourth of July to you and yours as well, from the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Home of the Liberty Bell.
         Let Freedom Ring!

  26. M.s Fowler profile image42
    M.s Fowlerposted 13 years ago

    I know that I am very late evryone but this is very nice and I hope you all had a good one and you all have beautiful pictures!


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