Making Independence Day Last All Year

Willie Nelson has been telling us for years that there always comes a time to "Turn out the lights, the party's over." For many the July 4th celebrations can continue for one or two more days because Independence Day fell on a Friday. For others, though, Saturday is just another…

Celebrate Freedoms Before They Disappear
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Celebrate Freedoms Before They Disappear

Over the past century and a half—and more rapidly under the past two administrations, one Republican, one Democrat—the US Constitution has been used to justify actions that would make King George, whom the Declaration of Independence criticized, look like a libertarian. In the name of security, freedom, and all somehow…

Real Freedom Sought, Real Freedom Bought
Happy 4th of July. Let freedom ring!

Real Freedom Sought, Real Freedom Bought

Today we celebrate. But what do we celebrate? Freedom. Everyone celebrates freedom, or more accurately, the obscure idea we call freedom. But few celebrate real freedom, for many don’t understand real freedom. Real freedom is not something found on a piece of paper. Freedom isn’t the ability to go across…

Why We Celebrate Freedom

Our nation's true heritage is being ignored and erased. Why did Thomas Jefferson emphasize that people were "endowed by their Creator" with their liberty and rights? Watch this short video and learn what many want you to forget.

Tomorrow's Independence Gained Today by Learning about Yesterday

A Marist survey released last week revealed that 1 in 4 Americans (including 1 in 10 college graduates) do not know from which nation we declared our independence (Great Britain), and that 42% do not know in which year (1776). The survey also found that younger Americans are far less likely to know this information than older Americans.

Based on this, I suspect even fewer know about our nation’s religious heritage and the faith of Founding Fathers such as George Washington, Samuel Adams, James Madison, and Patrick Henry. While none desired a theocracy or an official national church such as England’s Anglican Church, the Founders did use Scripture and Christian principles to form this nation:

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