Declaration of Independence

WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS

The Declaration! Fifty years ago a song by The 5th Dimension, “The Declaration”, made it onto the charts. It was a medley with “A Change Is Gonna Come” (Sam Cooke cover) and “People Gotta Be Free” (Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere). It… Read More ›

DAYS OF INDEPENDENCE

Today is America’s Independence Day. Nothing screams liberty like blowing stuff up, so there will be a lot of fireworks everywhere. Sometimes, we can see them from the back porch depending on which town is blowing up what on which… Read More ›

INDEPENDENCE, CONCISELY

Today is America’s Independence Day. It celebrates the announcement of the Declaration of Independence, our formal statement to King George and Great Britain that we no longer were willing to retain our status as colonies. There’s more than a little confusion about… Read More ›