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A Word to the Wealthy
What resources, talents, or other gifts has God given you?

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The Meaning of a Flag Draped Coffin

All Americans should be given this lesson. Those who think that America is an arrogant nation should really reconsider that thought. Our founding fathers used GOD's word and teachings to establish our Great Nation and I think it's high time Americans get re-educated about this Nation's history. Pass it along and be proud of the country we live in and even more proud of those who serve to protect our &quot;GOD GIVEN&quot; rights and freedoms.<br />
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Story Of The Star-Spangled Banner -<br />
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&quot;Faith Of Our Founding Fathers&quot; by David C. Gibbs -<br />
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When in England at a fairly large conference, Colon Powell was asked by the Archbishop of Canterbury if our plans for Iraq were just an example of empire-building by George Bush. He answered, by saying, &quot;Over the years, the United States has sent many of its fine young and women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for in return is enough to bury those that did not return.&quot;<br />
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Then there was a conference in France where a number of international engineers were taking part, including French and American. During a break one of the French engineers came back into the room saying, &quot;Have you heard the latest dumb stunt Bush has done? He has sent an aircraft carrier to Indonesia to help the tsunami victims. What does he intended to do, bomb them?&quot;<br />
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A Boeing engineer stood up and replied quietly: &quot;Our carriers have three hospitals on board that can treat several hundred people; they are nuclear powered and can supply emergency electrical power to shore facilities; they have three cafeterias with the capacity to feed 3,000 people three meals a day, they can produce several thousand

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