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...same day ? July 4, 1826, exactly 50 years after the Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence, which made all of this campaigning a reality says that Jefferson's people fired the first...
Warren Buffett betrays America

...King's taxes. Despite all the yowling and patriotic chest-beating, our corporate tax system isn't the Declaration of Independence, or the Golden Gate Bridge, or the GI Bill. It is an ungainly, politicized disgrace that unduly burdens...
Bob Franken: A new Independence Day needed

...Hindus); and vaccinations[?]."Perhaps as they approached this July Fourth, they were thinking about the Declaration of Independence and its stirring proposition that, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created...
'No offense'

...religion, but I also accept that they all believed in a Supreme Power, whatever that may be, as throughout the Declaration of Independence reference is made to "Nature's God" and "Divine Providence."I remember, as do some of you, I'm...

...ended with the Founding Fathers and threaded the Declaration of Independence throughout. This gave the speech a conservative...his agenda as the logical consequence of the Declaration of Independence's enunciation of the equality of all men and...
An American comeback

...many Americans might wish they could abolish Congress, it is unlikely, unless voters take a page from the Declaration of Independence and "institute new government," so another approach by Republican governors to break the cycle of systemic...
The dangers of Russian exceptionalism

...writer.If you want to understand the essence of American exceptionalism, you can quote Patrick Henry or the Declaration of Independence. If you want a taste of the Russian version, you can do worse than the anecdote about Czar Nicholas II...
A rocky future

...of the framers was Benjamin Franklin, of course, who also helped draft that other precious document, our Declaration of Independence. At its signing, he famously declared, "Yes, we must indeed all hang together, or most assuredly we shall...
Who's an extortionist?

...Americans be as well?Dysfunctional government is bringing us closer to the choice faced by signers of the Declaration of Independence: "When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands...
Op-ed: The pursuit of happiness - without government interference

...that, as Americans, our freedoms come from God and not government, and include the rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. What could be more important to the pursuit of happiness than...


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