We don’t celebrate July 4th. We celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. What are we celebrating? Do most Americans know? The Declaration of Independence was a bold statement against tyranny. We live in a time of greater tyranny. The taxes were minimal in 1776, and yet the people were willing to take a stand against […]
The best way to destroy the public’s memory of an important event is to make it into an American national holiday. This brings me to the Fourth of July. There are no Fourth of July parades on TV, or anywhere else, as far as I know. I cannot remember any in my youth.
You’ll find this Declaration of Independence to be modeled almost exactly upon the original, only in plain speech. And despite being modeled upon the original, you’ll find that the original facts, ideas, and grievances almost all fit directly to our own time with startling accuracy. What of the original conclusions, then? You decide. Declaration of Independence […]
Nearly every year on the Fourth, American Vision runs an old essay from Gary North, “Happy Fire Works Day.” I am glad to see it is archived in full here. It is one of my favorite essays of all time. It really woke me up twelve years ago when I first read it. Since you’re […]
At the Independence Day, Barack Hussein Obama used the opportunity to bash the Founding Fathers of these United States of America. The exact words he used were these: “. . . the principles that are timeless; tenets first declared by men of property and wealth, but which gave rise to what Lincoln called, ‘a new […]