§ 8. Respect for flag
(j) The flag represents a living country and is itself considered a living thing.
Title 4, United States Code, Chapter 1
Living Things Need Nurtured
“Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.”
― Adlai E. Stevenson II.
"Combining both their physical origins and the cultural overlay of human presence, often created over millennia, landscapes reflect a living synthesis of people and place that is vital to local and national identity..."
A plan giving comprehensive guidance or instruction with an accompanying long-term outline and strategy.
A presented vision...
Preamble to the Constitution
√FOR GOD AND COUNTRY WE ASSOCIATE OURSELVES TOGETHER FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:
- To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America;
- To maintain law and order;
- To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism;
- To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars;
- To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation;
- To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses;
- To make right the master of might;
- To promote peace and goodwill on earth;
- To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy;
- To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
As Americans -
Recognizing and Appreciating OUR Servicemembers and Veterans - OUR First Responders - IS NEVER LIMITED to just one given day found on a calendar...
We must honor those who have served our country and given their lives so that we may stand and live in freedom.
We need to be constantly reminded of our gift of freedom and of those who gave all to make sure future generations continue to know life in a free, democratic society.
We choose to remember through actions - when and where possible, when and where there is a need.