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Lee Greenwood and I Are Proud to be Americans
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Happy belated 244th birthday America. In case you have forgotten, as Americans we have much to be thankful for. No, America isn’t perfect. We have to continually fight efforts to reduce our freedoms and the blessings we have. But in a time when pandemic, alleged injustice and social unrest, and ‘what part of history shall we destroy today’, dominates the media, let’s pause,reflect on some of the blessings we have and hold onto them.

What makes America great? Well, a lot of things. The U.S. Constitution for starters; our incredibly creative citizens, entrepreneurial spirit, free speech, gun rights. Oh, and add the freedom to marry whomever you please, and this list of the best things about America is looking pretty long. As I said, the United States isn't perfect – no one outside of Lee Greenwood and maybe these weird guys running for President ever claimed it to be. Still, America is one of the most unique countries in the history of the world. Given the long list of great things about America, that doesn't seem like too lofty a statement.

The Constitution of the United States was the most important governmental document in1 history and continues to be so. But even with this divinely inspired governing document, within two years the people of this new nation also created a Bill or Rights. Nearly 200 proposals were discussed and when it was initially ratified, there were ten.

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