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July 4th? Really?

Americans celebrate Independence Day on the Fourth of July.

Why? We think of July 4, 1776, as the birth of the United States of America.

July 4, 1776 wasn't the day that the Continental Congress declared our independence. It was July 2, 1776.

The American Revolution actually started in April of 1775.

What’s more, Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration ...

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Last updated 16 hours, 9 minutes ago.
Posted in General.
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Last comment by mbraz 4 hours, 54 minutes ago
County Commissioners to raise your taxes!

The County Commissioners want to raise your taxes!

Population growth is a reason to raise taxes? Population growth means there are more taxpayers, which produce more revenue. So what is the County Manager talking about? Why can’t the county Commissioners manage for another year spending the same amount of revenue as they did in this year’s budget? Is projected tax revenue for next year, less than this year’s revenue, and if so, ...

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Last updated 1 day, 17 hours ago.
Posted in Politics.
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Last comment by Bryant 14 hours, 50 minutes ago
July 4th: Who's Independence??

The Declaration of Independence is a truly remarkable document. First of all, this is what it begins with, and this is whose independence it addresses:

"IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America."

...(It is the thirteen united States of America, and that is a BIG difference from the United States of America)...

Why do I say that? Simply ...

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Last updated 4 days, 7 hours ago.
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Last comment by Ironside 17 hours, 2 minutes ago
Supreme Court and Same Sex Marriage

what did the man who is our chief supreme court justice say about the 'majority' decision??

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts:

1)The human race must procreate to survive. Procreation occurs through sexual relations between a man and a woman...Society has recognized that bond as marriage. And by bestowing a respected status and material benefits on married couples, society encourages men and women to conduct sexual relations ...

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Last updated 4 days, 10 hours ago.
Posted in General.
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Last comment by Bryant 2 days, 10 hours ago
Memorial Day and the Confederacy

Who knows what Memorial Day is these seems to most people it is a great excuse to buy tons of food and drink and fireworks and then get together with family and friends and act like kids or worse....

Nothing wrong with that...but...gasp...there is now a much darker side to Memorial Day that needs to be told...

It really is Decoration Day.....what, you ask???....yes my friends....the true nature ...

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Last updated 6 days, 19 hours ago.
Posted in General.
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Last comment by theflyonthewall 20 hours, 20 minutes ago

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