Our Lives, Our Fortune, Our Sacred Honor
Two hundred thirty seven years ago, our forefathers sat in a hot room with closed windows arguing over the future of the thirteen colonies they represented. For a while they had thought of reconciliation with their motherland. But over time it became clear that neither King nor Parliament were interested in anything other than submission. These fifty-six men did what had not been done before | Read More »
America’s Forgotten Conservative Founders
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Lefer is to discuss his new book, the little known group of men who saved America and light the fires of capitalism, and the importance of tomorrow’s Independence Day.
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Proclaim Liberty Throughout the Land on this Independence Day
Note: This was adapted from last year’s July 4th post and modified to reflect the recent news. The message is even more relevant this year. As Benjamin Franklin left Independence Hall after the Constitutional Convention, he was reportedly asked by a lady, “well doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” He famously replied, “a republic, if you can keep it.” Today, more | Read More »
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, | Read More »
Fourth of July: REPUBLICAN BREEDING GROUND!!!!!
[UPDATE: Promoted, with a link added from AoSHQ. I wish that I had written #1 on that list. - ML] I suspect that the Democratic party probably doesn’t want to ever see this sentence from a Harvard statistical survey appear in a news story: Taken together, the results indicate that Fourth of July celebrations in the United States shape the nation’s political landscape by forming | Read More »
Hooray for America the Dependent
Let’s hear it for freedom! Ain’t it grand? Let’s hear it for all those old souls who died to give us this nation, where we can be free from want, worry, fidelity, and responsibility. Where we can be free to expect a self-affirming career and a McMansion, free from the stress of competition or struggle, free to demand what’s coming to us. Let’s cheer for | Read More »
We must fight! I repeat it, sir, we must fight!
Erick appropriately posted the powerful words penned by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence in 1776 earlier. As a graduate of Mr. Jefferson’s University, I am obliged to promote it yet again, of course. However, I have always felt the Declaration understandably but unfortunately overshadows the many steps that got us to that point. One of those, of course, was fellow Virginian Patrick Henry’s | Read More »
Happy Independence Day from House Republicans!
Please take a moment to watch and share this Independence Day video message from House Republicans: God bless our great country! And a special note of thanks to the men and women in uniform who are sacrificing to keep us all safe and free. When a service member joins the military, it is not just a job; it is a family commitment to our country. | Read More »
In Congress, July 4, 1776: The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America
When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes | Read More »