Friday, June 29, 2012

Freedom isn't Free

So on July 4th, 1776, when Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, John Adams and and a few others unveiled the official Declaration of Independence, it was about much more than declaring political freedom from England. The Declaration of Independence was the first time in history a nation had been founded on the principal that all people "are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" and that these rights would be guaranteed. It has fed the character of the people and institutions of the United States of America ever since. The founding fathers were declaring not just the independence of a nation but of all humankind.

My Heart is humbled when I think of all the Brave Souls who have fought for my everyday freedom
I hope you have a safe memorable 4th. of July

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