THE AMERICAN'S CREED
BELIEVE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS A GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE
PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE; WHOSE JUST POWERS ARE DERIVED FROM THE CONSENT OF THE
GOVERNED; A DEMOCRACY IN A REPUBLIC, A SOVEREIGN NATION OF MANY SOVEREIGN
STATES; A PERFECT UNION, ONE AND INSEPARABLE; ESTABLISHED UPON THOSE PRINCIPLES
OF FREEDOM, EQUALITY, JUSTICE, AND HUMANITY FOR WHICH AMERICAN PATRIOTS
SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES AND FORTUNES. |
I THEREFORE BELIEVE IT IS MY DUTY TO MY COUNTRY TO LOVE IT, TO SUPPORT ITS CONSTITUTION; TO OBEY ITS LAWS; TO RESPECT ITS FLAG; AND TO DEFEND IT AGAINST ALL ENEMIES.
The Creed was written in 1918 by William Tyler Page of Friendship Heights, Maryland in the course of a nationwide contest on the subject. Page was a descendent of President Tyler, and Representative John Page, who served in the Congress from 1789-97.
William Tyler Page began his government career as a Congressional page in December of 1881. In 1919, he was elected Clerk of the House of Representatives, and held that position until December of 1931. a new post, Emeritus Minority Clerk, was then created for him which he occupied until his death on October 20, 1942.
Courtesy: Federal Citizen Information Center
Last Night's The Voice to Re-Air
KRBC will re-air last night's episode of The Voice
Monday's Heavy Rain Gives Boost to Lake Fort Phantom
Lake levels rises by several inches
Abilene Power Outages Continue
Over 1,200 AEP customers still without power as of midday.
KTAB Regional Forecast Heartland: AM June 18th, 2013
Thunderstorms Likely Later Today
KTAB Regional Forecast Eastern Big Country: AM June 18th, 2013
Partly Cloudy Today With Slight Shower Chance
Page 1 of 717