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Tag: Independence Day
  • The Progress of Liberty

    Looking back as the week of independence drew to a close, it’s not hard to see that much of our liberty has been deracinated. As Thomas Jefferson wrote, “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.”   Some have been discouraged by the squandering of tax dollars, the lack …

  • This Independence Day, celebrate… Obamacare?

    Much to the chagrin of many people with tact, politicians have an uncomfortable tendency to politicize national tragedies and celebrations. The Sandy Hook school shooting became a fight for gun control. The Oklahoma tornado led to discussions on climate change. But the newest politicization of a national event by Nancy Pelosi is quite honestly one …

  • It’s Not Too Late to Organize a Fourth of July Activism Event!

    For the past two years, my friends and I have performed a fun activism event on the Fourth of July. We have invaded the Fourth of July parade of Ocean Grove, New Jersey, and reminded the good citizens exactly why they were having such a nice party.  As we walked in the parade, we handed …