Friday, July 2, 2010
Over the next few days we will celebrate the birth of our great nation and the hope for liberty and justice for all. I hope that each of us will also express our gratitude for those men and women who defend the principles that we share in our armed services.
Lastly, my hope is that each of us will be reminded on this Independence Day weekend of the unyielding spirit of those who founded our country and put forth the Declaration of Independence. May we remain as committed to each other today as they were when they pledged to each other “our Lives, our Fortunes and our Sacred Honor.”