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Present Tense - #9

This is the moment when we were still happy.

We were in Malaga, Spain, at the Alcazaba, which is essentially a fortified palace built in the eleventh century, and then modified for several successive centuries. 2,020 more words


Trending Now: The American Flag, The National Anthem, and shouting, "USA, USA"!

Since when did being a proud American suddenly become intimidating?

The educational system is all abuzz after some American youths at a Michigan high school football game decided to shout “USA, USA, USA’, while flying both a Trump and Betsy Ross flag in defiance of their opposition. 194 more words


"That Ragged Old Flag"

In 1974, Johnny Cash released an album that included “That Raggedy Old Flag.” It is a spoken word tribute to the flag of the United States, and it speaks of patriotism and how our flag has led us in battles and wars. 282 more words

Betsy Ross, An American Seamstress: Separating Fiction From Fact

If I mention the name “Betsy Ross”, what do you think of? This Philadelphian seamstress has become an American legend for her role in creating our flag. 959 more words

American War For Independence

5 Powerhouse Women of the American Revolution

My favorite holiday of the year is 4th of July. The spirit of America seems to come alive during the week of the 4th, and while some citizens spirit is driven by fireworks, barbecue, and booze, others like to reflect of what freedom really means. 1,124 more words


A day to remember how lucky we are to live here in the United States of America…and in honor of the day, another look at the amazing flag created by Kat: … 61 more words

Mah Jongg

Happy July 4 - Where I Diss Betsy Ross

A week or so ago, I wrote a piece about unsolved mysteries that haunt me.

At the time, I was referring to assassination questions that need to be answered. 574 more words