Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July, everyone!  Today is America's 234th birthday, and I hope everyone has a safe, fun holiday.  As we celebrate our country with BBQs and fireworks, let us always keep in our hearts those who are serving in America's uniform overseas, and those who have paid the ultimate price of patriotism.

On this 4th, let us all vow to be better citizens - better informed and better involved.  Democracy is not a spectator sport, it's a contact event.  Let us pledge to engage our fellow citizens, work hard for the common good, and build that more perfect union.

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