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July 04, 2021

Happy Independence Day! (Not: Happy 4th of July)

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Do you say: Merry December 25th?

Do you say: Happy 4th Thursday in November?

Do you say, Happy January 1st?

So stop saying "4th of July" when you mean Independence Day!

I can think of all sorts of nefarious reasons why we don't use the correct and very patriotic term for the anniversary of our nation's founding, but there are ribs to be smoked, and baked beans to be doctored with bacon, and ice cream sandwiches to be built, and that's more fun than frothing at the mouth on perhaps the most important political anniversary in history.

We are blessed; we live in the greatest country on earth, and one that was founded on principles that are as important today as ever. The future seems dark, but we have the foundation built already...all we need is a renovation!


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