Have you thought about what the American Flag means?
What it symbolizes? Have you taught your children the history of the American Flag?
Today the flag consists of thirteen horizontal stripes, seven red alternating with 6 white. The stripes represent the original 13 Colonies; the stars represent the 50 states of the Union. The colors of the flag are symbolic as well: Red symbolizes Hardiness and Valor, White symbolizes Purity and Innocence and Blue represents Vigilance, Perseverance and Justice.
I often think of how our flag grew into what it is today. It is so much more than 3 colors or a decoration. Think of the areas around the globe that our flag has Full Story
Early Friday morning (3:45am local Syrian time) the United States launched an attack on a Syrian airbase. President Donald Trump ordered the attack with the statement:
“Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the air field in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched, it is in this vital national security of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons.”
The attack goes against what Trump once believed as he tweeted back in 2013 that he didn’t think the U.S. should be involved in the Syrian conflict. However, things changed rapidly when Assad used banned chemical weapons to attack civilians. The chemical attack on civilians went against the Chemical Weapons Convention Full Story