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It’s a shame most Americans do not know why they celebrate the 4th of July!

This is (tongue in cheek) appalling…. 🙂

Mark Dice shows in his street interviews how a dodgy American history curriculum has led to complete ignorance about the founding of the country and its history.

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America Butchers Up Pledge of Allegiance Because of “God”.

When America’s puritan fore fathers departed Europe on board the Mayflower in 1620 they were determined to set up this idyllic nation (America) that would be the land of the free with one nation under God. They then set up large institutions of education like Harvard and Yale and many others so that people would learn to read and write and study the word of God and live meaningfully to the glory of God.

Unfortunately America no longer espouses this so called “God” any more. The fickle leaven of prosperity has brought with it an unbelief in this God that borders rank paganism. Now a deem shadow of what the founding fathers ever envisioned, has this once great nation  began its systematic deliberate decline into the cesspit of self destruction?

This recent news story clipping  summarises the moral turmoil in America …

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Atheist Michael Newdow has been pestering the courts to rule that the phrase “under God,” found in the Pledge of Allegiance, and “In God We Trust,” imprinted and stamped on our currency, are unconstitutional. In 2010, even the usually liberal San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Newdow’s legal challenges that the references to God are unconstitutional and infringe on his religious beliefs. On June 13, 2011, the Supreme Court refused to review Newdow’s challenge to the lower court’s ruling (also see here).

These court decisions don’t tell the whole story. There’s something sinister going on in our nation. Three times in one month in 2010, President Obama left out a very important qualification about the source of our rights when he cited a portion of the Declaration of Independence. He said that “each of us are [sic] endowed with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” The complete text of the Declaration includes the phrase “endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights.” The use of “Creator” specifies to everyone everywhere that rights are not granted by the will of the majority or the legislative action of the government but are a gift – an endowment – from God. …Read More!