July 03, 2005
"At posts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and around the world, our men and women in uniform are taking the fight to the terrorists overseas," Bush stated, and upholding a universal principle of the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776, " that all are created equal, and all are meant to be free."
The president said that in this "time of testing ... The Fourth of July is a day to be proud of our heritage as freedom's home and defender. It is a day to be confident in the future, because the spirit of our founders still shapes the conscience of our country."
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