Birthday Happy 242nd Birthday America!

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  1. AlexDaGator

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    Love this country.

    Grateful for the Founding Fathers, their guts, and their wisdom.

    Thankful for those whose sacrifices made us free and keep us free.

    Proud to call myself an American.


    Alex.
     
    • Gatordiddy

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      Amen Alex... I'm damn proud as well and thankful I was born here.
      I can't think of a single other country I'd rather live in.


      And... Somewhere this week, Lee Greenwood's gettin' paid
       
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        Happy Birthday, America. I hope it’s not your last.

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        • BNAG8R

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          We see Lee Greenwood ALL.THE.TIME. At target, at Starbucks, at the DMV, restaurants...everywhere. He looks like he spends 4 hrs/day in a tanning booth. He almost looks middle eastern....and then it hit me.

          Who makes coin when a terrorist attack happens. That’s right- Lee fking Greenwood.

          (side note: this is the squaws theory, who admittedly see him about 95% of the time, so I’ve basically stolen her theory and her story. Too bad she isn’t here).
           
          • Swamp Donkey

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            You worried about the blue state rebellion? That will take less time than the Granada "War".
             
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              Almost finished watching the 2008 miniseries "John Adams", and it's inspiring. It's free on Amazon Prime for anyone who wants to watch it. At the beginning of each episode, there is this amazing intro with incredible music. Want goose bumps today? Check it out.

               
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                This is also a great one for today:

                 
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                  • Durfish

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                    • oxrageous

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                      In December 1775, Benjamin Franklin published an essay in the Pennsylvania Journal under the pseudonym American Guesser in which he suggested that the rattlesnake was a good symbol for the American spirit:

                      "I recollected that her eye excelled in brightness, that of any other animal, and that she has no eye-lids—She may therefore be esteemed an emblem of vigilance.—She never begins an attack, nor, when once engaged, ever surrenders: She is therefore an emblem of magnanimity and true courage.—As if anxious to prevent all pretensions of quarreling with her, the weapons with which nature has furnished her, she conceals in the roof of her mouth, so that, to those who are unacquainted with her, she appears to be a most defenseless animal; and even when those weapons are shown and extended for her defense, they appear weak and contemptible; but their wounds however small, are decisive and fatal:—Conscious of this, she never wounds till she has generously given notice, even to her enemy, and cautioned him against the danger of stepping on her.—Was I wrong, Sir, in thinking this a strong picture of the temper and conduct of America?"
                       
                      • Durfish

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                        That is AWESOME!
                         
                        • RiverRat

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                          Feel very blessed to have been born and raised the U.S.of A.
                          Happy Birthday America!
                           
                          • Jbossgator8

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                            USA USA USA!! Red White and Blue all over this house!! Orange and Blue too!
                             
                            • oxrageous

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                              Pipe down or face a ban.
                               
                              • Gulfstream

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                                Happy Birthday America! I am extremely proud to have been born here and live here.

                                I shudder to think about how it will look in another 50 years though.
                                 
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                                  Happy birthday to individual liberty, sovereignty of the person over the state and to the community of free men banded together by choice for a common cause. America, the beautiful, home of the brave and the free; my country. And by the way, the longest lived self governed nation in mankind's history.
                                  May God bless you and guide you.
                                   
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                                    Amen, Alex.
                                    When we were in middle school we went on a field trip to the movie theater to see the movie musical "1776". Can you imagine kids doing that today?
                                    While the movie was great, my enduring memory is sitting next to Troy L and he had his hand down Judy D's pants. The pants were purple. To this day it's the only thing I think of when I see her.
                                     
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                                      Wish i was gone be here to see....lol
                                       
                                    • Bait'n Gator

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                                        Happy enduring birthday constituted America. Don't let the Progressives put you in a hospice home.
                                         

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