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Flags

  On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress approved the design of the original American flag, declaring: “Resolved, that the Flag of the thirteen United States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen … Continue reading

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God and country

Tomorrow, as a country, we in America celebrate our independence from England. That seems a little hard to say, since we have lots of friends in England now. That fact itself is an illustration of how relative these matters of … Continue reading

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Red, white and blue

I put the flag out today. Today there will be beach, volley ball and barbecue. Someone will get too much sun and turn red. Someone will spill sauce on their new white T-shirt. Someone will jam a thumb and have … Continue reading

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