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 […]

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