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    What Made America Great in the First Place?

    When’s the last time you read the document which birthed this great nation, the Declaration of Independence? Far too many Americans go their entire lives without bothering to even read the country’s founding documents or haven’t read them since grade school. And in many school districts today, the Declaration of Independence and Constitution are entirely left out of the curriculum.   Read More...

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    Who Gives Us Our Rights?

    Two hundred and forty-one years ago today the Second Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were “and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States . . .” In doing so it not only gave birth to a new nation but also, in the same document, the Declaration of Independence, gave voice to the uniquely American understanding of liberty and human rights which the nation has upheld since that time.Among the Declaration’s opening sentences, Congress declare...  Read More...