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Tag: Liberty

Work to Honor the Self-Evident Truths

Today is July 4th, the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In it, the colonies that would become the United States of America laid out why they felt impelled to rebel against Great Britain and form their own nation.  According to that document, the rebellion, and thus the basis for the existence of the United States, rests foremost upon the recognition that there are self-evident truths about human existence: rights to life, liberty, and happiness that no human authority can or should deny.

 

America was founded on principles to which it has always had difficulty living up.

 

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Torchlight Media: Trump’s White Nationalist Administration Slaps Liberty in the Face Again

Ken Cuccinelli recently mutilated of meaning behind the Statue of Liberty and “The New Colossus” to justify his racist policies. White nationalists right now sit in the highest seats of power in the land, pushing their horrid agendas and vandalizing our history to give them a sense of legitimacy. I broke down what’s going on. Check it out at Torchlight Media.

 

Torchlight Media: Trump’s White Nationalist Administration Slaps Liberty in the Face Again

Ringing the Bell for Liberty and Freedom, Plus a Bonus Letter to the President

Liberty matters. Freedom matters.  Lately, too many of us allow our liberties and freedoms to be eroded.  I am not talking about politicians. I am talking about John Q. Public.  People on the Right. People on the Left. People in the Center.  Not consciously.  Through the back door, as it were.

 

So, when a politician uses his position to encourage the public to punish people for exercising the freedoms this country grants us, take notice.

 

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