Constitution, Federalism, Just musing

What freedom is not

Happy birthday, America! It's been 238 years since the Declaration of Independence put a series of events in motion that forever changed the face of the world and redefined how government could be structured around the concept that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights and chief… Continue reading What freedom is not

Just musing

Among the Wretched Refuse

We've often heard that on July 4, 1776, King George III of England wrote in his diary that "Nothing important happened today." However, it turns out, old George never kept a diary. Seems to be a misattributed or legendary reference. However, the truth is, a great importance did happen on July 4, 1776. On that… Continue reading Among the Wretched Refuse

Just musing

With Liberty and Justice for All

Independence (n) - freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others.Take a moment and really read that definition, let it sink in. Hundreds of years ago, our forefathers believed in the idea of independence so much they "declared" it because they knew all too well what it felt like to be controlled. Fast forward to this day and age where Americans on the… Continue reading With Liberty and Justice for All

Capitalism, Federalism, Just musing

Our writers have been working on a special Independence Day publication

Our writers have had their noses to the political grindstone since the primary election season has been underway in our country. They have been on the campaign trail, speaking out daily on social media and trying to inspire others to get involved in the political process. We are not just about talking -- we are… Continue reading Our writers have been working on a special Independence Day publication