Browsing All posts tagged under »Declaration of Independence«

Religious Freedom In An Age Of Secularism

June 2, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ The civil rights movement became unmoored from the religious and moral values that drove it to begin with. The late Claremont Institute scholar, Harry V. Jaffa, opened an essay he wrote called “The American Founding as the Best Regime,” discussing the meaning of the words of the preamble to our Constitution. […]

Independence Day and the Future of Liberty

July 1, 2015 by

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Times Always Try the Souls of Those Defending Liberty By Mark Alexander ~ “Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution.” –Joseph Warren (1775) On Memorial Day, my son […]

Freedom OF Religion, Not Freedom FROM Religion

August 25, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution do not abandon religion, they embrace it. They do not, however, require that Americans believe in God, nor punish them for failing to do so. Central to the liberties enshrined in these documents is the belief that they come from a higher power […]

For Too Many, It’s A Very Unhappy Fourth Of July

July 3, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ As Americans pause to celebrate the 238th signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, it well may be one of the saddest Fourth’s in decades. The six and a half years of the Obama regime has failed to unleash the nation’s capacity to recover from the 2008 financial crisis and […]

The Imperial Executive

July 5, 2012 by

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Barack and George III — Separated by Centuries, Joined by Doctrine By Mark Alexander “Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it.” –Declaration of […]

AP ‘Analysis’ Fails to Recognize the Declaration-Constitution Linkage

July 5, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ In an analysis piece which, based on its title (“In divided era, what does July 4th mean?”), was as predictable as heat in July, Ted Anthony, who is tasked with writing “about American culture” at the Associated Press, attempted to explain, 236 years in, where what he claims is “the only […]

Silent Cal: The Declaration’s Great Defender

July 5, 2012 by

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By Julia Shaw ~ America’s birthday is also that of Calvin Coolidge, the only President to be born on the Fourth of July. This is altogether fitting, as the man remembered as “Silent Cal” is one of the most eloquent voices for the great and enduring principles expressed in our Declaration of Independence. There are […]

Do We Really Have A Free Press?

July 25, 2010 by

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From The Editor At Family Security Matters (FSM) By its very nature, this is a long post, and very well worth your while reading it…..TonyfromOz. AN ETHICAL PRESS? Scandals connected with the behavior of journalists who subscribed to the now-defunct “Journolist” private web forum have once again opened up the debate about what role the […]

We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

July 11, 2010 by

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By Dr. M Zudhi Jasser This may seem related to the Independence Day just gone, but the sentiments expressed here as as relevant at any time as they might be when shown specifically on that day of celebration…..TonyfromOz. Dr. Jasser, AIFD President joined in today’s July 4th big launch of BigPeace.com. Dr. Jasser, comments on […]

A Declaration That Transcends Politics, Class And Race?

July 5, 2010 by

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From The Editor At Family Security Matters (FSM) Just because this is a long post, do not let that dissuade you from reading it. This is important for all of us…..TonyfromOz. In Pennsylvania….. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was named as the “City of Brotherly Love” by its founder, William Penn (1644 – 1718). It was in Carpenter’s […]

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 […]

It’s Time For A New Declaration Of Independence

July 4, 2009 by

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Today we mark the anniversary of America’s Declaration of Independence. Fifty-six men signed what what is beyond a doubt one of the greatest political documents ever written. What price did they ultimately pay for this heroic action? During the Revolutionary War, some were captured by the British Army and held as prisoners of war, many […]

American Minute – Independence Day

July 4, 2009 by

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By William J Federer The Declaration of Independence was approved JULY 4, 1776. John Hancock signed first, saying “the price on my head has just doubled.” Benjamin Franklin said “We must hang together or most assuredly we shall hang separately.” Of the 56 signers: 17 served in the military, 11 had their homes destroyed, 5 […]

Homebirth Midwife’s Final Appeal Wed April 9, 2008

April 9, 2008 by

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Homebirth midwife’s final appeal Midwife to be heard in Commonwealth Court Homebirth Supporters Asked to Attend On April 9, 2008, Lancaster County midwife, Diane Goslin, will go before the Commonwealth Court to appeal a September 26, 2007 order by the Pennsylvania Board of Medicine to “cease and desist” from practicing midwifery. The hearing will be […]