Ben Franklin is one of many important names to remember in America during 4th of July festivities in America.There is a famous quote often attributed to him, “Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.” It has not been confirmed that this quote is actually his. Nevertheless, it has become a well-known statement, although the sentiment does not seem … Continue reading Liberty and Democracy
Today marks the 241st annual 4th of July celebration. On this day, it seems fitting to ask the question, what exactly are we celebrating today? Americans everywhere (on the streets, in their homes, on social media) will be decked out in red white and blue. Our flags will be waving, but what exactly do we see when we see an American flag waving? Or perhaps … Continue reading Independence…From What?
Party in the U.S.A Today is America’s 4th of July celebration. Americans everywhere (on the streets, in their homes, on social media) will be decked out in red white and blue. There is much to be grateful for as an American. My very freedom to write this post comes from the sacrifices of brave Americans who fought for it. And our troops, all who are … Continue reading The Next Fight for Independence