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Although not an American this is my 2 cents worth which bird should be the symbol of the American Nation. Sorry if this offensive to anyone. Cheers 

A Dove, an Eagle or a Turkey, a symbol of a nation By Kevin L Fairbrother What could be the symbol of a rich and powerful Nation? Known as the United States of America Could it be the bird of prey, or the dove of peace? Maybe it’s the Turkey you have at a feast For America is known as the land of the free Free to kill and maim, free to downcast its people Free to deny medical help or help the many homeless Therefore the Dove won’t help until there is peace and harmony A great country but sadly many of its people obese Fast food, easy access to sugar and a fast life style Means many eat and have big meals on the run So my guess is that the Turkey is off the plate Throughout history in wars, wild weather, fires and flood There has been a powerful Eagle watching from above So my choice for a bird symbol to unite America Is the formidable Bald Eagle so powerful and yet so free

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Date: 11/5/2015 5:04:00 PM
Kevin: Several years ago I wrote a little piece about the Eagle and the Dove. I have thought it to political to post here but maybe I should. Watch my list it may make you smile. oldbuck
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Kevin Fairbrother
Date: 11/7/2015 6:33:00 PM
Thanks Old Buck, I have read your piece and I did not think it was to political but it portrayed a message that others should learn from, cheers
Date: 11/5/2015 1:03:00 AM
ohh, i can see where you are going with regard to freedom... nicely put, kevin and thanks for your valuable comments..huggs
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Date: 11/5/2015 4:42:00 PM
Thanks Nette, some won't see it that way.