July 4th, 2021 Tribute

On this 4th of July Holiday weekend, the day set aside to celebrate the founding of this great nation, let us remember those brave patriots, those citizen soldiers, who strove to overcome overwhelming odds to secure for us and for all future generations the blessings of liberty and freedom. Their sacrifice guaranteed us the rights that ensure our continued freedom. Before we just blindly give these rights away or allow them to be rewritten or reinterpreted for someone else’s political or social agenda, let’s stop and think of all those who died to secure those rights and ask ourselves: what do we leave to future generations if we sacrifice the blessings of liberty and freedom today that those who have gone before us fought so hard to defend, promote, and leave to us? What will be left of this great country if we abandon that which has made it great and unique in the world? What will future generations say of our cowardice as compared to the example set by the patriots whose blood was shed so that we might live free?

About wbspeirjr

Award-winning author William Speir was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1962. His first published work is the 2015 "Muzzle-Loading Artillery for Reenactors." In addition to his artillery manual, William has published 19 novels, including a 9-book action-adventure series ("The Knights of the Saltire Series"), five historical novels ("King’s Ransom," "The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson," "Nicaea - The Rise of the Imperial Church," "Arthur, King," and "The Besieged Pharaoh"), one fantasy novel ("The Kingstone of Airmid"), one science fiction novel ("The Olympium of Bacchus 12"), one geo-political thriller ("The Trinity Gambit"), and a stand-alone action-adventure novel ("Shiko Unleashed"). William is a 5-time Royal Palm Literary Award winner: 2014 Second Place Unpublished Historical Fiction for "King’s Ransom," 2015 Second Place Unpublished Historical Fiction for "The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson," 2017 Second Place Published Historical Fiction for "Arthur, King," 2017 First Place Published Historical Fiction for "Nicaea - The Rise of the Imperial Church," and 2017 First Place Published Science Fiction for "The Olympium of Bacchus 12." William currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, LLC. For more information about William Speir, please visit his website at WilliamSpeir.com.
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