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June 2008 Blog Posts (3)

National Flag Day

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened that day by resolution of the Second Continental Congress in 1777.



The week of June 14 is designated as "National Flag Week." During National Flag Week, the president will issue a proclamation urging U.S. citizens to fly the American flag for the duration of that week. The flag should also be displayed on all Government buildings. Some organizations… Continue

Added by Tim Gulliford on June 14, 2008 at 3:10am — No Comments

Happy 4th. of July

I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATE OF AMERICA,

AND TO THE REPUBLIC, FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL!

We must never forget who gets the credit for the freedoms we have, of which we should be eternally grateful. I watched the flag pass by one day, it fluttered in the breeze. A young Sailor Saluted it, and then he stood at ease. I looked at him in uniform so young, so tall, so proud,

with hair cut square, and… Continue

Added by Gerald Hannah on June 13, 2008 at 5:21pm — 6 Comments

Close To Home: The George Washington Fire

Cross posted from PeteRepublic.org.



I should be in bed after Drinking Right, but checking through my RSS reader tonight I noticed this entry over at Information Dissemination in discussing further updates on the GW fire.



Galrahn includes a photo embed which I will… Continue

Added by Pete Fanning on June 12, 2008 at 8:24am — No Comments

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