Monday, April 30, 2012

First American President


On this day in 1789, George Washington was sworn in as the first American president and delivered the first inaugural speech  He directly addressed the need for a strong Constitution and Bill of Rights and frequently emphasized the public good.  

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Saving the American Flag!


 Today’s American Patriot

Thirty-six years ago today, outfielder Rick Monday of the Chicago Cubs dashed between two men in the Dodger Stadium Outfield in Los Angeles, snatching an American flag the men were about to burn.  The crowd of 25,167 gave Monday a standing ovation.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

American Flag...Symbol for Liberty & Freedom


Today’s Patriotic Quote:

“I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it.” -John Thune, United States Senator, South Dakota

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Patriots Working To Improve America

Today’s Patriotic Quote:

 “What we need are critical lovers of America - patriots who express their faith in their country by working to improve it.” Hubert H. Humphrey

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Friday, April 20, 2012

United States...Spiritual and Heroic


Today’s Patriotic Quote:

“The crowning growth of the United States is to be spiritual and heroic.”  Walt Whitman

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

America, Refuge for the Oppressed


Today’s Patriotic Quote:

"The Americans took but little when they emigrated except what they stood up in and what they had in their souls. They came through, they tamed the wilderness, they became a refuge for the oppressed from every land and clime." - Winston Churchill 

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Opportunity in America

  
Today’s Patriotic Quote:

America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine providence on behalf of the human race.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Are You a Devoted Patriot?


Today’s Patriotic Quote:

 Are you a politician who says to himself: "I will use my country for my own benefit"?...Or are you a devoted patriot, who whispers in the ear of his inner self: "I love to serve my country as a faithful servant”? Kahlil Gibran-   American artist, poet, and writer.

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Jobs for American Veterans


Today’s Patriotic Quote:
 "People have really been stepping up in some amazing ways. We've seen people hiring our veterans and finding wonderful flexible opportunities for spouses, because employment is a key issue for these families. These people are bringing in skills that actually improve the bottom line of companies because these are some of the most highly trained, highly skilled, disciplined people that we have in our society, the best this country has to offer.” -- Michelle Obama, regarding her "Joining Forces" initiative, which honors and supports U.S. troops and their families.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Brave American Veterans


Today’s Patriotic Quote:

"A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. More than that no man is entitled to, and less than that no man shall have . . . I speak in reverence of our brave and selfless veterans." Theodore Roosevelt- 26th President

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Monday, April 9, 2012

The American Spirit


Today’s Patriotic Quote:

“Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.” Herbert Hoover - 31st President

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Friday, April 6, 2012

Proud to Wave the American Flag

Today’s Patriotic Quote:

 “Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I'm not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be.” John Wayne

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Sacrifices Made By Americans


Today’s Patriotic Quote:


“Our country doesn’t depend on the heroism of every citizen. But all of us should be worthy of the sacrifices made on our behalf.”  John McCain

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

American Bravery & Heroism


Today’s Patriotic Quote:

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” Alexander Hamilton

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Monday, April 2, 2012

One America


Today’s Patriotic Quote:

"My favorite thing about the United States? Lots of Americans, one America."
Walter Scott

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