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July 4

Bob Rinear, July 2 2022

It is indeed the July 4th weekend. While idiots riot in the streets and say that the United States should be abolished, rarely do any of these mind numb brats have any idea how good they have it, or why they got it.  Nor do they understand how close they are to losing it.

Let’s take a break from the weapons/self defense series, and give this date the respect it so much deserves.

Like most things in History, the fourth of July  isn't exactly as you think. Let's look:

            During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain in 1776 actually occurred on July 2, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia declaring the United States independent from Great Britain's rule. After voting for independence, Congress turned its attention to the Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining this decision, which had been prepared by a Committee of Five, with Thomas Jefferson as its principal author. Congress debated and revised the wording of the Declaration, finally approving it two days later on July 4.

A day earlier, John Adams had written to his wife Abigail:

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