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July 04

John C. Calhoun: “All men are created equal” – A False and Dangerous Error

[Calhoun, the leading spokesman for the pre-Civil War South, denounces the principles of the Declaration of Independence. He argues that human beings are not created equal.] If he should possess a philosophical turn of mind, and be disposed to look to more remote and recondite causes, he will trace it to a proposition which originated […]

July 04

Abraham Lincoln’s War Against the Declaration of Independence

We attended the Southern Heritage Conference in Monroe LA, May, 2003, where there were some very interesting speakers. One of the speakers brought out the fact that America’s empire building, which we are witnessing today, started with Abraham Lincoln. The speaker cited the Gettysburg Address, and gave two examples of what Lincoln said. Lincoln has […]

July 04

4th of July Meditation

by Franklin Sanders I don’t use the word “freedom” much any more, but “self-government.” Most people think “freedom” means licentiousness, the liberty to do any thing you please. It doesn’t. The man who is a slave to his passions is no freer than the man who is a slave to a salt mine — in […]

When Americans Understood the Declaration of Independence

From Thomas J. DiLorenzo: “The Fourth of July was not always a national celebration of the militarization of American society and of the federal government’s never-ending quest for world domination (disguised as “defending our interests abroad”). Americans did not always attend church services on the Sunday before the Fourth of July to “honor” their “military […]

Patriotic Idolatry

By myself I have sworn; from my mouth has gone out in righteousness a word that shall not return: ‘To me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear allegiance.’ – Isaiah 45:23 The Lord would have us pledge allegiance, that is, swear an oath, to none other than Himself as the One True King. […]

Tea Party 2: Is America Brewing a Revolution?

The American Family Association is sponsoring Independence Day ‘Tea Parties‘ for this coming 4th of July. Currently, 648 cities will be protesting the obvious: Americans are “Taxed Enough Already.” The events involve all 50 states. I’ve seen a lot of protests in my day, but nothing quite like this. Is America brewing a revolution? Have […]

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