Secretary Clinton Delivers U.S. Independence Day Message

Posted by DipNote Bloggers
July 4, 2010

In a video message, Secretary Clinton delivered remarks celebrating America's Independence Day. The Secretary said:

"Every year, Americans gather with friends and family on the Fourth of July to celebrate the values that inspired the founders of our nation more than two centuries ago, including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Now these freedoms are not unique to Americans. They are embodied in constitutions of many nations, and observed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that we all recognize."

She continued, "[L]et's use this celebration as a chance to form new connections, exchange ideas, and find fresh solutions to our shared challenges. And reaffirm our commitment to advancing universal human rights."

Find out how American diplomats commemorate U.S. Independence Day in Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Guatemala, India, Israel, Japan, Singapore, Tanzania, and Zambia.

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Patrick
|
Maryland, USA
July 4, 2010

Patrick in Maryland writes:

Greetings,from Maryland..:)

________Happy Fourth Of July____

Nice too see, everyone is enjoying their Independence Day.
I liked Hillary's Remarks on what 4th of July
means too,Americans and many other countries around the world. This is a celebration that is universal to many people and cultures.

I,my self am in pursuit of Happiness and a Cheese Burger on the grill out side LOL..:)

Anyways,I hope everyone at Dipnote and Secretary Clinton, has a Great 4th of July.

C y a...:)

john
|
Canada
July 4, 2010

John in Canada writes:

Happy 4th Mam. God Bless

Jacqueline Y.
|
Canada
July 4, 2010

Jacqueline H.Y. in Canada writes:

God bless America & true Americans
Happy holiday

OysterCracker
|
United States
July 5, 2010

O.C. in the U.S.A. writes:

Do you know that some American communities are so broke they can't even afford fireworks this July 4th. That's so sad! No fireworks on our country's day of independence is like eating a Dodger Dog without mustard. It just can't be.

Glen P.
|
District Of Columbia, USA
July 5, 2010

Glen P. in Washington writes:

Thank you Secretary Clinton. Your efforts are appreciated by many, including me. When will we give aour own people the consideration we give those over seas? Specifically, Native Americans? Broadband is an enabler of local efforts on reservations. I love you. Thank you so much.

Glen P.

Glen P.
|
District Of Columbia, USA
July 5, 2010

Glen P. in Washington writes:

Dear Secretary Clinton;: Thank You so much for your efforts on our behalf.
Glen

John
|
Greece
July 5, 2010

John in Greece writes:

"Americans everywhere"!
A great phrase Madame Secretary of State.

I believe this too. America is everywhere.

Keep up the good work Mrs. Clinton!

JP, a "stranger"...

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