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This Independence Day, remember the purpose of America
The Conservative Beacon ^ | July 4, 2014 | Josh Price

Posted on 07/04/2014 12:52:23 PM PDT by Conservative Beacon

Today we celebrate the 238th birthday of American independence, but what was and should continue to remain the purpose of America?

For me, no one has captured more eloquently or precisely just what America was created for than Abraham Lincoln:

It is in order, that each of you may have through this free government which we have enjoyed, an open field and a fair chance for your industry, enterprise, and intelligence.

He continues on the importance of fighting for this freedom:

It is for this the struggle should be maintained, that we nay not lose our birthright–not only for one, but for two or three years. The nation is worth fighting for, to secure such an inestimable jewel. America–the land of opportunity for those who are willing to work and persevere.

Celebrate it.

Honor it.

Defend it from both foreign and domestic enemies.

God bless this country! Have a wonderful, safe Independence Day!

TOPICS: Government; History; Politics; Society

1 posted on 07/04/2014 12:52:23 PM PDT by Conservative Beacon
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“”-———establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and insure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity ———”

2 posted on 07/04/2014 2:32:10 PM PDT by Exit148
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