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What If?

Art Fettig's Monday Morning Memo 
July 3, 2017
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In this Issue
o  What If?
o  Say Something Good
o  Points To Ponder
o  A Little Humor
o  Quote
o  To Subscribe       


What If?
(This is something I wrote and used in my Bicentennial speeches nationally in 1976.)

But what if at the battle of Bunker Hill, William Prescott had said, “Don’t one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes…and I’ll be back tomorrow, fellows, to see how you’re doing.

What if Patrick Henry had said, “Give me liberty---or preferably, time off for good behavior”?

What if those Boston Harbor patriots had said, “We can’t throw that cargo overboard, it’s time for our coffee break..”

What if John Paul Jones had said, “I have not yet begun to fight…but I’d sure prefer some kind of compromise.”?

What if Benjamin Franklin had said, “You guys can all hang together, I'm going out to  fly my kite.”

And what if Paul Revere had said, “I can’t ride tonight, fellows…my boy’s over at his girl friend’s with the family horse…?

And what did you say the last time you were asked to do something for America?  

Go out today…tomorrow…look around you and be honest…   and do something good for America!

I'd love to hear what you think.  Please leave your comments on my blog by Clicking Here..

Say Something Good
I love a parade. Being a member of the Order of the Purple Heart I've been invited to ride in a parade over at Henderson, North Carolina.  When we go driving by some of the older folks wave and some even applaud. I'd hate to try marching that far these days. The old legs have a mind of their own.  You know, it is sort of nice to be treated sort of nice every now and then. Some folks might see me and say, "Oh, he's just an old man. A flag waver.  Still I believe that we need to wave the American flag every now and then to remind ourselves and others that we sure do enjoy some good living and a lot of freedoms that people in many other nations cannot enjoy.  May God continue to bless America and bring us world peace.

Points to Ponder
On signing the American Declaration of Independence.

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. John Hancock

A Little Humor
When you give a lesson in meanness to a critter or a person, don't be surprised if they learn their lesson. 

Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. Moshe Dayan

To Subscribe 

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