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WAR OF 1812/STAR SPANGLED BANNER

posted: November 12th, 2016

IF YOU STUDY THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE GENESIS OF "THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER", I BELIEVE IT EMBODIES A TRIBUTE TO THE SUFFERING AND SACRIFICES OF ALL OUR U.S. VETERANS OF ALL OUR WARS.

THE WAR OF 1812 HAS BEEN GIVEN LITTLE NOTORIETY OF ANY CONSEQUENCE AND ESPECIALLY IN THE PRESENT "DUMB-DUMB" GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS. YET, THE FATE OF THIS REPUBLIC HANG IN THE BALANCE (ONCE AGAIN) AND WAS SAVED AGAIN, BY THE PATRIOTS WHO STOOD AGAINST BRITISH ARROGANCE AND AN ONSLAUGHT FOR COLONIAL ENSLAVEMENT.

SEVERAL YEARS AGO I DID A HISTORICAL SEARCH VIA GOOGLE, WIKIPEDIA, OTHER SOURCES, ETC. AND PUT TOGETHER A SNAPSHOT OF FACTS RELATING TO THE STATUS OF THE U.S.A. UNDER SIEGE (AT THE TIME) AND THE FACTS LEADING FRANCIS SCOTT KEY INTO THE "LION'S DEN" AND WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES THAT UNFOLDED, LEADING TO THE INCEPTION OF OUR BELOVED NATIONAL ANTHEM.

ON THIS NATIONAL VETERANS DAY I FEEL COMPELLED TO SHARE IT AGAIN WITH ALL THOSE PATRIOTS WHO "DARE TO CARE".

AS I SINCERELY BELIEVE IT HONORS ALL VETERANS WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR FAIR SHARE; BUT, MOST ASSUREDLY THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LAST FULL MEASURE TO SECURE THE FREEDOMS FOR ALL WHO FOLLOW.

Robert Douglas

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