John Jay in The Federalist #2: “The country and this people seem to have been made for each other, and it appears as if it was the design of Providence.”
Shawn Mathis: Independence Day is a great day to celebrate and an even greater day when the Christian roots of our country’s founding are honored.
Adam Graham: Carry the light of liberty and its memory, and pass it on in hopes that one day (whether in our lifetime or not) the flame may be relit.
John Hendrickson: Alexander Hamilton is a forgotten conservative statesman, whose ideas can help us solve the great national problems that we face today.
To restore traditional federalism, states as well as the people will have to repent of progressivism and return to the principles of the Constitution.
Brian Myers: For Witherspoon, the truth of the gospel was not only vital to the Christian faith, but it was necessary to the very foundation of a nation.
Brian Myers: Abraham Clark, signer of the Declaration of Independence, with pleasure entrusted his & his sons’ future into “the hands of an Almighty God.”
As we celebrate the freedom of our country, let us never forget that freedom is never free. And we have the responsibility to fight for that freedom.
In keeping with our tradition on Independence Day we are publishing the text of the Declaration of Independence signed in Philadelphia, PA 237 years ago by the members of the Continental Congress. We hope you have a very Happy July 4th! Take time today to consider the sacrifices made for the freedoms we now enjoy […]
Looking at history and at our sin nature it is evident that those who try to control guns in order to prevent violence will only create victims.
Having absentee politicians in Washington, DC may be the best thing that has ever happened to this country. We are better off without the new laws.
David Shedlock’s post has called to mind a key feature that has made America successful. The history of the interaction of religion and politics was often a mixed proposition. On one hand, it’s undeniable that the actions of many holy men often restrained the power of the state and brought a more decent, more humane […]
When I think of our founding fathers a number of things comes to mind, but one thing does not – their sexiness. Parade Magazine asks its readers who is the sexiest founding father? They are then given the choices of Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, John Adams and George Washington. About Alexander Hamilton, our […]
By Congressman Tom Latham Our great experiment in liberty and independence turns a year older this week, but the freedoms we celebrate remain as timeless and universal as they were in 1776 when our Founding Fathers approved the Declaration of Independence. As you get ready to enjoy some time with family and friends, parades, barbecue […]
Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) released the following statement to commemorate the 236th birthday of our nation: “Tomorrow as celebrations of Independence Day light up our great nation, may we remember the sacrifices of those who have fought to protect our Liberty,” said King. “Let us also look forward to the great future in […]
By State Senator Paul McKinley America is special place. We are nation born as a result of the courage, character and perseverance of men and women who understood that this is blessed nation – a nation destined for greatness and a beacon for all those who wish and long for a life that is more […]