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Old July 4, 2012, 08:14 AM   #1
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Happy 4th all!

Interesting to reflect on the extent to which firearms in the hands of the citizenry helped to spark and then helped to further our quest for independence.

The founding fathers must have held the concept as supreme to ensure that keeping arms became a right.

We are fortunate that they remembered.

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. Thomas Jefferson
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Old July 4, 2012, 08:25 AM   #2
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Old July 4, 2012, 01:05 PM   #3
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We are indeed fortunate that such a group of men came together at just the right time. Happy Independence Day!
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Old July 4, 2012, 02:52 PM   #4
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Happy 4th of July to all as well! I consider myself very fortunate that my ancestors "took a stand" . . . . if not, i'd probably be speaking with a British accent today! Hopefully we won't forget just what this day is celebrating . . . nor the extreme sacrifices of those who had the courage to take a stand and say "enough is enough". A big "huzzah" to them all!

Celebrate safely my friends . . . and please don't drive if you drink . . .
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Old July 6, 2012, 12:03 PM   #5
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Happy Birthday America!

Here's a video of the local fireworks finale that was held last night.

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