"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
A DATE IN HISTORY
Recalling a great American
On Jan. 17, 1706, scientist, publisher and philosopher Benjamin Franklin was born to a poor family in Boston.
Franklin would prove through a famous kite experiment that lightning was a form of electricity, leading to his creation of the lightning conductor. He also invented the bifocals, the glass harmonica and the Franklin stove. He developed theories of electricity, heat absorption, meteorology and ocean currents, and helped develop the first militia in 1747.
He helped draft the Declaration of Independence, was opposed to slavery and, at age 81 and in ill-health, helped formulate the compromise that led to the U.S. Constitution.
He died in 1790.
DID YOU KNOW
Q: When was "The Star-Spangled Banner" written? What inspired
Francis Scott Key to write the song?
A: "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written on September 14, 1814.
Francis Scott Key was inspired to write what would become the American
national anthem after witnessing Britain's unsuccessful bombardment of
Baltimore's Fort McHenry that very night.
A: Scotland is credited as the birthplace of golf, since the sport
flourished there since the 15th century. It was customary, even then,
to follow an exerting round of golf with a trip to the local tavern.
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Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or
abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition
the government for a redress of grievances.
Amendment II (1791)
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and beararms, shall not be infringed.
"Still, if you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed, if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not so costly, you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance for survival.
There may be a worse case.
You may have to fight when there is no chance of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves. " - Winston Churchill
Collecting coins, Stamps, have a limited supply of Baseball cards. I do leather work now and then off and on.
Although not really a hobby I enjoy playing golf. Am retired and live close to Tinker AFB here in Oklahoma. Naturally I play mostly at the Tinker Golf Course.
... I carry a 20 handicap. I am 74 years young and am enjoying My retirement years. I am also employed at one of the best places to work. AAFES Tinker AFB Exchange.
Along with my other interests, am also interested in Family History. I Have a completion more or less of the "Evans" Family name on my mothers side of the family. Am starting on the family name of "Wall", as much as I can put together and when I finish that I will try to work with my Wife's side centering around her Japanese name.
- 1945: Congress officially recognized the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States.
GEM OF THE DAY:
A Mother is a person who, when she notices that there are five pieces of cherry pie for six people,announces that she dosen't care for cherry pie.
If you think you are a person of influence,
try ordering someone else's dog around.
My Interests Are:
Golf, Bowling, most sports. Also collect and enjoy watching Classic "B" Westerns and Serials (Cliffhangers)the good ole' movies that are now on video tape and DVD. Also I am interested and a beginer in Genealogy and presently working on my family tree.