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An Independence Day Message

Thursday, July 4, 2013

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July 04, 2013 Hello America, On July 3, 1776 John Adams wrote a letter predicting that July 2nd would be “the most memorable epoch in the history of America.” His excitement after the Declaration of Independence was adopted was uncontainable. The words leapt off the pen as he foresaw a “great anniversary festival” complete with […]

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History of the 1812 Overture

Thursday, July 4, 2013

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Most Americans associate “1812 Overture”, written by famed composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, with Independence Day celebrations.  Many believe this piece was written to commemorate the United States’ War of 1812. They also think that we have used this piece for many years as a staple on the American playlist. Most Americans would be wrong. For […]

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In divided era, what does Independence Day mean?

Thursday, July 5, 2012

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EDITOR’S NOTE – Ted Anthony writes about American culture for The Associated Press. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/anthonyted By TED ANTHONY SMITHTOWN, N.Y. (AP) – In the market for new designer eyewear this Independence Day? Look no further than Wize Eyes on Long Island. “So Proudly We Hail,” the chain advertised this week, “With […]

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Happy Independence Day, Not July 4th

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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It is important that we refer to the day by it’s true title.  It is crucial to remember the reason we celebrate, rather than just the month and day.  Too often, progressivism has stripped the true meaning of so many American traditions and holidays.  Do we refer to Christmas as December 25th? As we reflect on […]

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Our Lives, Our Fortune and Our Sacred Honor

Sunday, July 4, 2010

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Thank you to TheForgottenMan.org for finding this video. I read in the local newspaper and editorial about the Independence Day holiday.  The writer pointed out that we don’t wish someone a Merry December 25th at Christmas or a Happy May 31st (this year) in place of a Happy Memorial Day. So today, at your picnics, […]

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