Browsing All posts tagged under »Fourth Of July«

Declaration Of Dependence

July 5, 2013 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ How many of us still “hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”? As July 4, 2013 approaches, it’s the essential question. After all, 53% […]

Independence Day 2013

July 4, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ Today marks the 237th birthday of our great nation. Let’s celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave! Have a blessed and safe Independence Day! “Let the Fourth of July always be a reminder that here in this land, for the first time, it was decided that man […]

A Not So Happy Fourth Of July 

July 3, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Normally Americans celebrate the Fourth of July as the happy anniversary of the birth of the nation with the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. In 2013, our happiness is muted by fears of eroding freedoms; corrupt and incompetent governance. The men who signed the document had struggled to reach some accommodation […]

The Conservative Founding Fathers Who Saved America

July 2, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ On the Fourth of July it is traditional and proper that we pay tribute to the nation’s Founding Fathers. The names of Washington, Jefferson, Adams and Madison are well known to Americans, but far less of the names of the conservative founders who, in many ways, saved and created the nation […]

On MSNBC, Sub Host Dyson Defends Chris Rock Mockery of July 4th

July 9, 2012 by

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By Brad Wilmouth ~ Substitute hosting MSNBC’s The Ed Show, Georgtown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson defended comedian Chris Rock’s recent lambasting of July 4 as “white people’s Independence Day.” Dyson even invoked a quote from 19th century abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass expressing similar sentiments, missing the point that, in modern times, all […]

Independence Day 2012 – America’s 236th Birthday

July 4, 2012 by

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Today marks the 236th birthday of our great nation. Let’s celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave! We will not publish a Chronicle today, or a regular Digest on Friday. Have a blessed and safe Independence Day! “Let the Fourth of July always be a reminder that here in this […]

Young George’s Fourth

July 4, 2012 by

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By Salena Zito ~ JUMONVILLE GLEN, Pa. Between this heavily wooded ravine along an Allegheny Mountains summit and the “great meadow” down the road, a young George Washington offered his only surrender in battle. The date was July 4, 1754. “It is pretty amazing standing here, knowing at this very spot the seeds of democracy […]

Saving the Republic

July 4, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Fourth of July is a good time for a quick look back on the nation’s history. On July 5, 1776, John Adams wrote, “Yesterday was decided the greatest question which was ever decided among men. A resolution was passed unanimously ‘that these United States are, and of right ought to […]

Open Thread: Independence Day

July 4, 2011 by

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From The PATRIOT POST Today marks the 235th birthday of our great nation. Let’s celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave! We will not publish a Brief today, but will return with our normal schedule Tuesday. Have a blessed and safe Independence Day! And be sure to take your kids […]

A Very Reagan Fourth of July

July 4, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba “Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April 15th” “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, […]

Young George’s Fourth

July 4, 2011 by

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By Salena Zito JUMONVILLE GLEN, Pa. Between this heavily wooded ravine along an Allegheny Mountains summit and the “great meadow” down the road, a young George Washington offered his only surrender in battle. The date was July 4, 1754. “It is pretty amazing standing here, knowing at this very spot the seeds of democracy were […]

ABC Highlights Study Linking July 4 Parade Attendance to Voting Republican

July 4, 2011 by

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By Brad Wilmouth On Friday’s World News on ABC, correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi detailed findings of a Harvard study which claims a correlation between attending July 4 parades and voting for Republicans. Substitute host David Muir introduced the story: “And tonight, a provocative new study suggests the simple act of taking your child to see the parade shapes […]

Kazoo: Grand Old Flag – Video

July 4, 2010 by

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Internet legend Mister Tim stopped by JibJab to lay down four Fourth of July tracks on his infamous kazoo! His version of “You’re a Grand Old Flag” has all the zip of a firecracker but none of the life threatening explosives! Kazoo: Grand Old Flag, posted with vodpod

Independence Forever!

July 1, 2010 by

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Alexander’s Essay “The Declaration of Independence [is the] declaratory charter of our rights, and the rights of man.” –Thomas Jefferson The principle author of our Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, understood that, though Liberty is “endowed by our Creator,” it is difficult to maintain among men. “The natural progress of things,” he wrote, “is for […]

The Spirit Of ’76 Is NOT Dead

July 6, 2009 by

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On July 4th, we presented an article calling for a Modern-Day Declaration Of Independence. As fate would have it, later that day something happened that made me believe it to be possible. That night, my hope for the future of this country received a real shot in the arm. I don’t put much faith in […]

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