Reader has gratitude for signers of 'Declaration'

Friday , July 11, 2014 - 2:32 PM

×

Contributed

Editor,

Thanks, Standard-Examiner, for publishing the Declaration of Independence in July 4 “Our view.” The article was amazing and it was the first time I had read all the grievances of tyranny sent to the King of England, along with the Declaration of Independence. The colonies would could govern themselves.

Many times I have read the history of the 56 good, wise, honest, and God-fearing men who pledged their lives, fortunes and sacred honor, as well as the history of their families. This filled me with gratitude for their sacrifice. I love this blessed land of America and the freedom I enjoy because of the willing sacrifice rendered by so many.

God bless America. Let us remember that freedom is not free; it requires constant vigilance!

Verda Rost

Ogden


Sign-up today for our E-Mail Newsletters.


2015 Standard-Examiner Reader's Favorite Contest.
Sign Up for the Standard Examiner Newsletter
Popular in Letters

Marijuana an evil weed throughout history

Editor, Marijuana is an evil plant and has been for centuries. It destroys people and their families. Centuries ago in about 1070 AD a Caliph in Turkey found a use...


Thought control run amok

Editor, Think like me, or else ... The Commander-in-Chief's graduation speech at the Coast Guard Academy this week added command guidance on how to think about...