Americans have long celebrated Independence Day with great speeches presenting the principles of Democracy and Freedom with clarity and power. This year the nation’s most moving, patriotic, and eloquent Fourth of July Oration was by Alaska’s Governor Sarah Palin:
Now that’s what made our country great.
The offical transcript is here; you’ll want to print these inspiring words on parchment and recite them on Independence Days to come. Especially the part about “only dead fish go with the flow.”
Have a safe and sane 4th of July, and God Bless America.
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