Once Upon a Time in America

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One upon a time God blessed America

One upon a time America believed in God

One upon a time we believed His Son Jesus was the Savior of the world

One upon a time the Bible was the Word of God

One upon a time Ministers preached the Bible

One upon a time some things were sin

One upon a time people repented when they committed those sins

One upon a time the Ten Commandments were not offensive

One upon a time our colleges were established to train ministers

One upon a time people prayed at school, at sporting events, graduations, and even beside their beds at night

One upon a time boys were boys and girls were girls

One upon a time boys and girls grew up, fell in love, had sex and had babies, in that order

One upon a time “baby daddies” married “baby mommas”

One upon a time marriage was for life

One upon a time husbands loved there wives and wives respected their husbands

One upon a time Dads taught their sons how to be men and Moms taught their daughters how to be ladies

Once upon a time a man who didn’t work and provide for his family was not a man

One upon a time we knew that no one owes us anything, including the Government

One upon a time we just wanted to be free to make our own way

One upon a time our word was our bond and a handshake was our contract

One upon a time we were embarrassed when we were late or didn’t do a good job

One upon a time we obeyed laws and respected authority

One upon a time there were words that you were not supposed to say and some things you were not supposed to do

One upon a time singers really sang, musicians really played and comedians could make us laugh without being vulgar

Once upon a time you had to have talent to be a star

One upon a time you could watch the news to find out what really happened

One upon a time the whole family could watch TV together

One upon a time there were things we would die for

One upon a time there were ideals we sought to live up to

One upon a time we knew that life was a gift from God and that all life was sacred from the womb to the grave

One upon a time we believed that we would all stand before God one day and give an account for the way we had lived

One upon a time people came to America to become Americans

One upon a time God blessed America

One upon a time in a land far away…America was great

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