Arlington, VA.—In 1775, the 13 colonies rebelled against British rule. On July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress proclaimed independence of the colonies. On July 4, 1776, they adopted the Declaration of Independence.
The 2020 election was held November 3rd, but even beforehand, the incumbent and his supporters promoted fake news and lies about its outcome. What followed the election were non-stop cries of fraud and the filing of countless court cases, all of which were promptly dismissed.
On January 6, 2021, Congress met to certify the election of Joseph Biden as the 46th president of the United States. Shortly before they began, President Trump rallied supporters to march to the Capitol. Once there, they breached security and disrupted the proceedings. The Vice President, Senators and Congressmen/women were quickly moved to safety. Most of America watched in utter disbelief the pillage and destruction of hallowed Statutory Hall, the House and Senate Chambers, and offices. The siege lasted five hours. Yet Congress reconvened—determined to count the electoral votes. The Vice President announced the results at 3:41 a.m. on Wednesday, January 7th.
Bipartisan voices across the country have condemned the rioters. Two cabinet members have resigned as have other administration staff. All have been shaken by what transpired and why it transpired.
We see such happenings take place across the world and think little about them because we have taken so much for granted. Americans can no longer take for granted the liberty that has guided this country for 244 years. We must uphold what is so dear.
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