From the start, the forming of our nation was a very costly endevour. The founders anticipated this. Note the last words of the Declaration of Independence written over 240 years ago which bears their signatures –
And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.
What did it cost those orginal signers ? Click below and see. Please be reminded on this special day that freedom isn’t free.