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We still hold these truths to be self-evident

...they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. - That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-02/we-still-hold-these-truths-to-be-
Opinion
Op-ed: The pursuit of happiness - without government interference

...Declaration of Independence: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. What could be more important to the pursuit of happiness than the right to choose your spouse without asking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-06-19/op-ed-the-pursuit-of-happiness-wi
Opinion
After 233 years, declaration remains relevant

...Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. -- That to secure these rights, Governments...we deserve? The rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are inalienable -- incapable of being surrendered...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070309/ope_356687534.shtml
The Bookworm Sez: Dave Barry shares keys to happiness

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.The Declaration of Independence says those are things you get just for living here. But did you ever notice that the third one...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-03-04/the-bookworm-sez-dave-
Arts & Entertainment

...to Franklin Roosevelt, the assumption was that the federal government existed to produce the conditions for the pursuit of happiness. Frank Roosevelt said, 'Why stop there?'" Reaching several steps further, FDR wanted government to do nothing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-09-10
Arts & Entertainment
We still hold these truths to be self-evident

...they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. - That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-03/we-still-hold-these-truths-to-be-
Opinion
Bob Franken: A new Independence Day needed

...they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." The problem seems to be that the all-male Supremes majority apparently took that to mean that only "men...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-04/bob-franken-a-new-independence-da
Opinion
Government must practice principles it preaches

...with stockpiling weapons and ammunition. Not in an attempt to get even but to protect our Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Perhaps the people should come together and unite in an effort to balance the budget and cause our government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-10-24/government-must-practice-
Letters
Cal Thomas: This Thanksgiving, have an attitude of gratitude

...faulted for one thing in composing the Declaration of Independence, it might be his inclusion of the words "the pursuit of happiness" in the text.Happiness is a vapor that cannot be grasped; a temporary feeling based on transitory circumstances...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-29/cal-thomas-this-thanksgiving-have
Opinion
Sept. 12, 2001 Juneau Empire managing editor Steve Reed puts the suffering in perspective

...But today I'm awash in a cold shower of reality. What the Founders referred to as ''life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness'' just became elusive, costly and generally more difficult. Again. Amid our pain and our resolve not to let...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091701/ala_091701alapm0090001.shtml

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