By Gary P Jackson
As we celebrate our the 234th Birthday of our Republic, I’d love to share one of the most beautiful and inspiring renditions of America the Beautiful, by Ray Charles
I know everyone is excited about the day, and has their activities planned out. From wonderful parades to BBQs, ball games, and rodeos, or maybe a magnificent concert and fireworks display, this is a day of fun and celebration.
As we celebrate the birth of our Republic, the greatest nation the world has ever known, I hope people will reflect on the founding. The fight to win Freedom and Liberty, at a time when tyranny was the norm, is the defining struggle for all of mankind.
On this day, take a little time to reflect on those 56 men who risked it all as they signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776:
Take time to visit the wonderful project, Constituting America, and check out what Janine Turner has going on, by visiting the website: http://www.constitutingamerica.org/
As one must never forget the sacrifices our brave men and women make to keep us safe and free, please take time to consider supporting one or more of these fine organizations who support our troops.
Fisher House: http://www.fisherhouse.org/
Standing For Our Soldiers Troopathon: http://www.troopathon.org/
Wounded Warrior Project: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Any Soldier: http://anysoldier.com/
Check out Sarah Palin’s Troopathon message of support here.
Have a wonderful 4th of July y’all!