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Our Forgotten National Birthday

Ed Feulner, We celebrate every July 4th with fireworks, parades, speeches and other tributes. And rightly so — our Declaration of Independence heralded a new age in human history. So why does Sept. 17 come and go with so little notice? That’s the date our Constitution was signed in 1787. Considering how profoundly it altered our

The Leave Campaign of 1776 Reverberates to This Day

Jeff Jacoby, Great Britain’s vote last month to exit the European Union has been widely described as the country’s most consequential decision in decades. But its significance is paltry compared to that of history’s original “Leave” resolution, the 240th anniversary of which Americans commemorate this Fourth of July. The unanimous vote in the Second Continental Congress,

The Sacrifices Made by the Men Who Signed the Declaration

Michael Sabo, When reading the Declaration of Independence, it is easy to focus only on the sweeping language of the second paragraph and skip over the names and mutual pledge of the signers at its conclusion. Though the principles enunciated in its opening paragraphs, such as the self-evident truth that all men are created equal,

The July 4th Question: 238 Years After The First Revolution, Is It Time For A Second?

Jerry Bowyer  Let’s start with a shocking, but true premise: If you are a patriotic American, you believe that there are circumstances under which it is right to take up arms against your own government. That statement feels wrong to me. It reeks of militia and McVeigh and toothless loons holed up with guns in

We The People Are The Militia – Keep Yourself Armed!

Bradlee Dean “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.”– President George Washington America knows that one great obstacle this criminal administration is trying to get over is the disarming of the American people. If it is not President Barack Hussein Obama blaming the American people for the crimes