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Do you know your State’s Preamble?

After reviewing acknowledgments of God from all 50 state constitutions, Americans are faced with the prospect that maybe, just maybe, the ACLU and the out-of-control U.S. federal courts are wrong! If you find this to be 'Food for thought,' share this with as many as you think will be enlightened.... Alabama 1901, Preamble -- We, the people of the State of Alabama , invoking the favor and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish the following Constitution... Alaska 1956, Preamble -- We, the people of Alaska , grateful to God and to those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land... Arizona 1911, Preamble -- We, the people of the State of Arizona , grateful to Almighty God for our liberties, do ordain this Constitution...

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A Soldier’s Christmas

-- Author Unknown
 
'Twas the night before Christmas, he lived all alone
in a one bedroom house made of plaster and stone.
I had come down the chimney with presents to give
And to see whom in this home did live.

I looked all about. A strange sight I did see
No Tinsel. No presents. Not even a tree.
No stocking by the mantle just boots filled with sand.
On the wall hung pictures of far distant lands.  

With medals and badges, awards of all kinds,
A sober thought came through my mind.

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4 Short American Stories

Dean Rusk, Secretary of State

-- Unproven

When in England at a fairly large conference, Colin Powell was asked by
the Archbishop of Canterbury if our plans for Iraq were just an example
of 'empire building' by George Bush. Powell answered by saying, "Over
The years, the United States has sent many of its fine young men and
Women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our borders.
The only amount of land we have ever asked for in return is enough
to bury those that did not return." You could have heard a pin drop.

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Here’s To The Heroes

American Heroes Tribute Story

This is an incredibly inspiring Tribute you should see and share! If you haven’t heard of “The Ten Tenors” from Australia, you certainly should – here and now. They have been traveling the world with their singing performances, and now offer this wonderful tribute to the United States of America …

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I Pray The Lord My Soul To Keep

-- By Kathy Anne Harris

It was blistering hot even though the sun had set two hours earlier.

Prone on the ground, Seth crawled through dry grass and dusty earth. Soil and weeds clung to his clothing. Gnats and mosquitos clamored on skin that the dirt and leaves left exposed.

In his eyes was reflected the hot glare from exploding mortar shells--and the haunting glow of flares as they blossomed in the canopy of night. Heat from the fires singed his lungs and fanned crisply on his flesh.

Yet there was another fire that blazed bright. And even his fellow soldiers couldn't see that deeply into his mind and heart--to the flame of fear.

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I Am The Flag of the United States of America

By Howard Schnauber - copyright Nov. 17, 1994
 

I am the FLAG of the United States of America.
My name is Old Glory. I flew atop the world's tallest buildings.
I stand watch in America's halls of justice.
I fly majestically over institutions of learning.
I stand guard with power in the world.
look up at me and see me.

I stand for peace, honor, truth and justice.
I stand for freedom.
I am confident.
I am arrogant.
I am proud.

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An Open Letter to Terrorists

Author Unknown
 

Well, you hit the World Trade Center, but you missed America. You hit the Pentagon, but you missed America. You used helpless American bodies, to take out other American bodies, but like a poor marksman, you STILL missed America.

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