Skip to comments.Ben Stein: Fourth is a time of celebration, but also of gratitude
Posted on 07/03/2003 7:50:03 AM PDT by presidio9Edited on 04/13/2004 1:40:52 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
"America is essentially a dream." A decade ago, I heard Martin Luther King Jr. say that in a recorded speech, and it has stuck with me as we near Independence Day 2003. A few fragments of the glorious dream that is America come to mind especially as we are still reeling from the terrorist attacks of 9/11. We are starting to realize how many people in the rest of the world wish us ill. And we realize from the cruel example of Iraq just how hard it is to start a democratic republic on the ashes of despotism.
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Yes he does. And during his stint as a judge on the TV series Star Search, he took every opportunity to mention our brave men and women serving in Iraq. His patriotism always got big applause.
From "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" to "Win Ben Stein's Money" he has always struck me as thoughtful, humble and a true gentleman. Class act!
God Bless America BUMP!
Remembering to be Grateful BUMP!
Honoring our warriors BUMP!
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