By Gary P Jackson
237 years ago today, a group of brave men stood up and announced their independence from an oppressive, tyrannical government. This bold act of defiance was indeed, treason. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin noted: “We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. It was that spirit of comraderie and immediacy that gave their fight purpose.
Even though it may seem dormant, at times, it’s a spirit that lives in all Americans to this day!
Indeed, our founders fought a long and bloody revolution to create what has become the greatest nation this world has ever known. A nation that has been an inspiration, and a force for good the world over.
As Americans we haven’t always seen eye-to-eye on things and even had another, incredibly bloody war, a Civil War, over human rights, and man’s…
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On Wednesday, Anna Chapman, the Russian spy who was exposed in 2010 as part of a sleeper cell in America, asked NSA leaker Edward Snowden to marry her on Twitter.
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Ninety-three per cent of Republicans indicate that they are ‘extremely/very proud’ to be American, while only 85 per cent of Democrats feel the same way, according to the poll published by the Washington Examiner.
Eighty-one per cent of political Independents indicate they are ‘extremely/very proud.’Likewise, 89 per cent of poll respondents who identified themselves as conservative are ‘extremely/very proud’ to be American compared to 76 per cent of liberals.
Looks like it’s time for all good patriots to fire up the barbeque, throw some burgers, chicken and brats on the grill, and start blowing stuff up. It is, after all, Independence Day today.