Thursday, June 30, 2011

Friday Flash 55.....




March 23, 1775 Richmond Virginia.
The House of Burgesses deciding on mobilization
against the British.
Patrick Henry Speaks....
"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased
at the price of chains and slavery? I know NOT what
course others may take, but as for me......
Give me Liberty, or give me Death"!!!!



This weekend, in ALL the Democratic countries on this
Earth, breathe deep the sweet air of FREEDOM!!
If you or anyone you know has written a Friday Flash 55
Please come tell The G-Man
I will visit, read, enjoy, comment....Then BOOK!!
So from the most Patriotic host from coast to coast...
Have a Kick Ass 4th of July Week-End!!!

38 comments:

Brian Miller said...

and for that we will launch rockets into the sky and sing songs all night long, ok maybe not but i bet a lawn chair is involved...nice patriotic 55...have a kick ass fourth G!

i am up. and off to Indiana so anyone that comes in the morning...i will catch you in the AM...

hedgewitch said...

Tell it like it is--and thank the ones who've put their lives on the line for it. Have a kickass Fourth, Galen, and all the 55ers.

I'm playin' with some magic mushrooms this time:

Puffball

Monkey Man said...

A history lesson from Professor G. Let freedom sing.

HERE is my 55 for this week.

Margaret said...

Loved it! And he had the audacity to mention God...

" It is only in this way that we can hope to arrive at truth, and fulfill the great responsibility which we hold to God and our country."

Happy 4th of July! HERES mine:

Lights Out

magiceye said...

have a great 4th!

am dreaming about colouring the old world at http://bit.ly/k6kXXb

Christine said...

No parade :( don't know if there will be fireworks ? but there's always the beach. Here's my 55.

http://aninklingofsorts.blogspot.com/2011/06/paradeless.html

Mama Zen said...

Have a great Independence Day weekend, G-Man!

Mine's up.

Alice Audrey said...

Happy 4th of July. Wait. Hold on to that thought for a couple of days for me, ok?

Mine is up

Serena said...

GM, that's an excellent reminder of what the 4th of July is all about. Not that it's not about the fireworks and cookouts, too.:) Happy Independence Day, a few days early.

Janna said...

Have a nice weekend.
And thanks for another Friday 55.
Mine's here. :)

Stranger said...

Freedom rocks.

So does watermelon and fireworks and apple pie.

But freedom rocks more.

Happy 4th, sir.

Mine's here.

Cloudia said...

let's keep freedom alive!




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libraryscene said...

I salute this red, white & blue 55, PBR fabulous!
Mine is not so patriotic, as I had a bit of fun with the idiotic. (politics is involved, ergo, content may not be okay for all viewers). Wishing you a fabulous fourth, G!

an Iowans lament ;)

Olivia said...

Oh yes, give me life- give me freedom!!

Kindling Identity

Happy 4th of July xoxox

Jannie Funster said...

Freedom is a good good thing.

May we all be free, and appreciate it.

xoxo

MomsJournal said...

Fabulous tribute and kickoff to the fourth of July, but I have to wonder...

What is Palin's version of this story? :P

I might do a 55 this week. I'm working on it. Either way I know I'll have a kick ass weekend. I hope you do too! :)

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moondustwriter said...

Thanks for the reminder of our freedom G ( and for hosting faithfully each week)

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Wishing everyone a Happy 4th

MorningAJ said...

Bit difficult for a Brit to comment on that isn't it? Happy 4th July!

I'm up here.

Akelamalu said...

Hope your 4th of July ROCKS!

Jingle said...

beautiful reminder,
Happy Independence Day...

Here is My 55,

Belinda Munoz said...

What a passionate speech, huh? I wonder what he'd think of our legislators now...
Your edifying 55 makes me wish to be moved by a speech again.

Happy 4th to you, G-Man! Thanks for being such a fun host. (BTW, your one shot limericks cracked me up!)

Here's mine:
http://thehalfwaypoint.net/2011/07/responding-to-the-seasons-call/

Me said...

I'm feeling patriotic today too, it's Canada Day today! :)

I'm up. Mine is HERE.

Have a Happy Fourth, G! xo

Monika said...

Ahan! To the trumpets of freedom, mine's here
Happy 4th of july to you guys!

the walking man said...

One day (which hasn't happened in 4 years) they are going to give the old ladya holiday off so we might be able to book out for a long week-end. One day-just not this one.

ScottF said...

Love your 55 g-man!!!

www.sobernuggets.blogspot.com holds my 55

Someone is Special said...

aww. G-Man beautiful 55..

Someone is Special

hope said...

Salute!

Mine's up. Have a sparkling 4th!

Other Mary said...

Well, I didn't quite follow you lead, instead I came up with this cheerful little piece O.o
Happy 4th inspite of this!

http://writinginthebachs.blogspot.com/2011/07/choose.html

Linda said...

I can't believe it's almost the 4th again. Good one for the occasion!

Here's mine at Roses to Rainbows.

Cee Hunter said...

Thanks for the reminder of the high price of freedom. Happy 4th.

RNSANE said...

Ah, good for you, kind sir, to stir up those feelings of patriotism and to remind us of the real meaning for all the beer guzzling, rib eating and reveling this weekend!

My 55 is at:

http://rnsane.blogspot.com/2011/07/friday-flash-55-another-royal-wedding.html

vivinfrance said...

First time here, and it looks as though I'm late! http://vivinfrance.wordpress.com/2011/07/01/%e2%80%9cgive-me-liberty-or-give-me-death-%e2%80%9d/

Rainbow said...

Stopping by again for the 55 this is a fun hop ;) hope everybody has a safe n happy 4th my 55 flash is here

http://rainbowslifejourney.blogspot.com/2011/07/friday-flash-55.html

secret agent woman said...

Ironic, though, since we were still engaged in keeping humans as slaves at that time. I guess that's a freedom it took us longer to get to.

Pheromone Girl said...

So many people take freedom got granted. I like to celebrate it every day.

Hope you had a glorious fourth!!

Leo said...

I'm late, but better than never I guess. Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July, G!

Mine is here: Sunrise whispers..

lime said...

excellent historical 55