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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Fourth of July, American Independence Day!

I’m sure the folks over in England may have a different name for this day, but for us, it symbolizes the time when the colonists (or invaders, to the people who were here before them) decided that they no longer wished to be ruled by a king across the ocean, and so they staged a rebellion to set up a republic (which didn’t include the people who were here before them, or the slaves that the colonists imported from another continent entirely) with a whole bunch of really cool principals and ideals that have evolved over time into something that still bears a semblance to the republic they created. 1,699 more words

Magna Carta: The Enduring Struggle For Rights & Justice

The democratic aspiration is no mere recent phase in human history. It is human history. It permeated the ancient life of early peoples. It blazed anew in the Middle Ages.

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Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people. – John Adams


With Independence Day(AKA The 4th of July) just around the corner, there is going to be a lot of people who will be celebrating the many freedoms that you and I enjoy, but unfortunately we also must need to be careful, because the 4th of July is also a time where one must practice public safety, as well as also to learn how to celebrate the holiday safely. 242 more words


The Supreme Court on Marriage and Independence Day!

I join the ranks of many who are disappointed by the recent Supreme Court decision regarding same sex marriage. Although there is no court in the land that can change the definition of marriage, they have certainly opened a door for a culture shift away from true marriage, which has served as a healthy foundation to our society for centuries. 555 more words


Pedophilia is the same as homosexuality? No way!

The recently posted about U.S.A. finally making same-sex marriage legal. I had been moved by the amount of religious people (of a specific religion) who had a lot to say about the new law and I felt that I should voice my piece too. 2,107 more words


The History Of Independence Day

This coming weekend, the whole entire U.S. of A will be celebrating its 239th birthday, a certain holiday that is very commonly and very well known as Independence Day(Or the Fourth of July, whichever you folks prefer); Independence Day is of course a federal holiday that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July the 4th of 1776, by which America has declared independence from Great Britain. 621 more words