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Posted on Jan 23, 2017 in Audio, Editorial, Featured, Your Texas Agriculture Minute




America is still the greatest country

By Gene Hall

We’ve seen a lot of negativity lately, but let’s not overlook our greatest assets.

We are a nation built on freedom. Our independence, fortitude and willingness to defy the odds are traits that endure.

Our form of government, though not perfect, is second to none. Determination and spirit carry us through conflict and strife.

America, the beautiful, is still one nation, under God.

But our differences also make us who we are. Like our food preferences—organic, natural, local or conventional. Our backgrounds. Our politics. Even our jobs.

America’s unique culture exists because she is made up of many. Man or woman, we all strive for the best. We’re passionate in our pursuits, yet sometimes flawed in delivery.

Be humble. Be respectful. The future is bright with opportunities. We have the dreams and desire to succeed. Our nation is still truly blessed.

The preceding commentary is brought to you by Texas Farm Bureau, the “Voice of Texas Agriculture.” Called “Your Texas Agriculture Minute,” TFB will issue thought-provoking editorials each week—via print and audio—to spark understanding of agriculture in the Lone Star State and its impact on each and every Texan.

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