Tag Archives: Independence Day

Guest Column – Why it’s called Independence Day

By Bob Livingston Note: I am republishing this from Mr. Livingston because I think it deserves as much distribution as possible.  Please, please share this with others. On June 7, 1776, the Continental Congress met at Philadelphia and received Richard … Continue reading

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Liberty for all – even those who don’t want us to have it

By Nathan Barton Happy Liberty Day: on the 2nd of July, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the secession of its Thirteen member States from the British Empire. Remembering that, consider this recent conviction in the United Kingdom, where a young … Continue reading

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Courage – part 1

By Nathan Barton As we here in the Fifty States celebrate the 242nd anniversary (official, at least) of the independence of the United States of America from the Kingdom of Great Britain, let us meditate on the courage of the … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

By Nathan Barton Today is the 2nd of July.  242 years ago, in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress voted to approve the Declaration of Independence. Even the FedGov recognizes that today is the REAL Independence Day, as can be seen in … Continue reading

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The Somme, Canada Day, and the Second and Fourth of July

By Nathan Barton On the 1st of July, I wrote of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, and how it crafted the world in which we live in 2016. Let me expand on that a bit. The … Continue reading

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Culture change? Counter-revolution? New revolution? (Thoughts on Independence Day)

By Nathan Barton Saturday is the 4th of July. I was asked by an acquaintance earlier this week what my family and I were going to do to celebrate Independence Day.  After a long day and much frustration dealing with … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 02 July 2015, #15-26C: the real Independence Day

By Nathan Barton The REAL Independence Day. As I often do, let me wish everyone a Happy 2nd of July, that being the anniversary (this one being the 239th) that the Continental Congress voted for Independence from the United Kingdom.  … Continue reading

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