July 1, 2021

Independence Day fireworks are a staple of our 4th of July celebrations.  The real *fireworks* started with the founders of our country, the ‘radicals’ of the 1770s American Revolution.  Patrick Henry was among the most radical.  Henry did *not* approve of the United States Constitution, because he found it too restrictive.  That view led to the

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July 3, 2020

Thanks to many in 1776, Happy Independence Day! We wouldn’t be in a position to extend “Happy Independence Day” wishes without the revolutionary efforts of many in 1776.  It was a revolutionary year, and it is a good book. Written by David McCullough, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the book reads like a novel.  We

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