Keeping the Government Off Our Backs

By John W. Whitehead

“The mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God.”—Thomas Jefferson

What does the Fourth of July mean to modern-day Americans?

Is it merely an occasion for distracting ourselves from the drudgery of our daily lives with the panacea of patriotic parades, dazzling fireworks, backyard barbecues and blockbuster sales? If that is all this Independence Day stands for, then we have broken faith with those for whom this anniversary meant so much. (Full Article)

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