Not yet sighted on an American highway.
Coming from a libertarian background, I feel the need to explain why (on Earth!) I’m a supporter of the ACA. (I foresee a day when Republicans rue the label “ObamaCare,” immortalizing his name’s association with a program that will touch every American’s…
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This is the national creed of the United States of America. Written by William Page in 1917 for a patriotic contest, it was adopted by the House of Representatives on April 3, 1918 and is, in my opinion, a exceptionally concise and comprehensive declaration of an American citizen’s relationship with his or her country.
What a contrast in meaning there is to the words “Happy Father’s Day!” when spoken by young children to their Dad and by a man who’s become a father himself. The former is a deeply appreciated “Yay Dad!” a second birthday, an extra New Year’s Day and I wouldn’t miss that for anything.
But the latter is more like “Oh My God Dad… I never understood but now I do and I can never repay you except to do my best to live up to your standard with my own children and thank you thank you thank you!”
I regret never being able to express that “Happy Father’s Day!” to my own Dad in his lifetime, here on Earth, but I share the sentiment expressed by a younger correspondent (and thank you KC for that insight) that he’s getting the message somehow.