Daily Archives: July 4, 2018

The Story of ‘America the Beautiful’

Katharine Lee Bates, a 33-year-old English literature teacher at Wellesley College, was on “a merry expedition up Pike’s Peak” in Colorado in 1893 when she looked out “over the sea-like expanse of fertile country spreading away so far under those ample skies.”

Just my opinion:  There will never, ever be anyone who could do this song the way the late Ray Charles did it. Period, new paragraph. I get gooseflesh whenever I hear it.

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About Those Polls

PRESIDENT TRUMP Tops Obama in Approval Numbers at Same Point in His Presidency

President Trump’s approval rating on his second Independence Day is at 48% with likely voters.

And that is with 90% negative coverage from the far left mainstream media.

On Barack Obama’s second Independence Day — despite a fawning media — his approval rating was only at 45%.

It comes down to results. President Trump is delivering on his promises.


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Have a Safe and Happy 4th

Pete: Just stopped by to wish everyone who passes by a safe and happy Independence Day. Kudos to Chrissy for doing an excellent job.

Gallup: 55 Percent of U.S. Adults Say Country’s Best Days Are Ahead

“The latest data, collected in a June 18-24 Gallup poll, come as satisfaction with the direction of the U.S. has reached a 12-year high, with 38% of Americans saying they are satisfied with the way things are going in the country,” Gallup reports on its poll. Continue reading

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