Declaration of Independence

Reader input: Give thanks for living in a free country

We celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and barbecues. Many do not know the Fourth of July marks an important date in U.S. history. In 1776, the Declaration of Inde ...

Another View: Looking back to the words of our Declaration of Independence

With the writing of this column we are going to attempt something for the very first time. We are calling a truce in the Finnish Portuguese War. We will not engage in the usual sna ...

Reader input: Uniqueness, equality go hand in hand

The Declaration of Independence was written and signed by 56 brave men in 1776. It states in part, “... All men are created equal.” Obviously we are not created equal. ...

We’re a nation of believers

There is such a conflict going on regarding different candidates acknowledging that they are Christians. I believe that the First Amendment of our Constitution is very clear regard ...

Nature and equality for all

President (Barack) Obama has violated both nature and equality by ignoring the concepts declared in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. These concepts being: repr ...

Vote out the incompetents

Could it be that if today’s generations (voters) realize that the current administration’s efforts to recycle Franklin D. Roosevelt’s policies will have the same result, fail ...

On marriage and equality

The Declaration of Independence proclaims the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. This statement is based upon the belief in the inherent worth and di ...

Listen to God’s message for all

What have we lost as we give thought to the history of our past and what it is like today in the U.S.A.? Our forefathers, puritans, pilgrims, early settlers and pioneers. Men and w ...

Tea Party folk misunderstood

There have been unfair attacks by our government and the press on those of us speaking out against big government spending. The Tea Party Patriots as an organization believes in f ...

Our rights are under attack

What better day to protest our present situation of taxation without representation, than on the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. If you haven’t noticed, a majorit ...