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Bruce Springsteen, “Born in the USA.”
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i know “god bless the usa” by lee greenwood, doesn’t work for you because he’s on the other side of the fence so to speak!
What Christians Don’t Know About Israel
(An article by Grace Halsell)
My favorite holiday for sure!
Hopefully the “showers” in the forecast won’t be as intense as tropical like rain we’ve had and will leave open the possibility of some outside cookery. All the better to have my prodigal daughter at home after several years of travel.
Happy 4th of July to all in ROV and beyond.
I agree with Doug, great choice!
Happy 4th to everyone.
“Patriotism isn’t about the superiority of one’s country or the dangers lurking inside and outside its borders, about braggadocio and exclusion. True patriotism is about the responsibilities of citizenship, about the ideals that hold us together. It requires mutual sacrifice and inclusion. One of the most patriotic people I ever knew was a young man named Mickey, a friend from my childhood. Mickey loved America so much that he went to Mississippi to register black voters when it was dangerous to do so. On June 21, 1964, Mickey — his full name was Michael Schwerner — and two other civil rights workers, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman, were tortured and murdered by local members of the Ku Klux Klan, including the county sheriff. The Klansmen held American flags and sang patriotic songs, but they had nothing to do with America. Mickey was and is the America I know. His love for this nation and its ideals is what I celebrate on days like today. Happy Fourth.”
~ Robert Reich
I LOVE THAT SONG! He captures ALL of the angst IMO.
Great song, great songwriter and Bruce is one damn hard worker. I’ve only met him once backstage but he is a powerhouse on vocals!
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:06:31 +0000
Metro Columnist Dan Casey knows a little bit about a lot of things but not a heck of a lot about most things. That doesn't keep him from writing about them, however. So keep him honest!
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