Thanks to RP Free Speech for bringing the following video to my attention — an important reminder of how our freedom has been secured:
If you're of a mind to do some erudite reading for Independence Day, go HERE to read this essay by Frederick William Dane (pdf, hat tip to Right Truth). Pay special attention to pages 29 - 33. Excerpt below the fold:
IntroductionRead the rest HERE.
On July 4th of every year Americans celebrate "The Fourth of July." A large part of the American population does not even know that the holiday is legally, and therefore, correctly named Independence Day. It may be that they do not care, for in most people's minds the important matter is that it is a day off from work, … if they are employed. Six percent of all American citizens do not know when Independence Day is. One out of four Americans, 25 percent, have no idea of the historical significance of Independence Day. Furthermore, 70 percent of American citizens do not know what kind of a document the Constitution is. These statistics are sure to appeal to American communists, leftists, obots, progressives, socialists, and the like who have as their goal the destruction of the United States of America. They are well on their way to that goal by means of the takeover of the American Democrat Party – which is no longer democratic – and the usurpation of the office of the Presidency of the United States of America by Barack Hussein Obama. This patriotic author's goal is to combat their destructive politics.
In a few days the United States of America will celebrate the 235th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This article is the author's contribution to the up-coming celebration. The essay delineates the wars in the American Colonies, the machinations of the European powers, the development of a nomenclature, and the establishment of the creed that would allow the Thirteen Original Colonies to emerge as "e pluribus unum."
European Wars in the American Colonies
Four European Wars were fought on American Colonial soil between 1689 and 1763. They are important events leading up to the Declaration of Independence because they aptly portray the allegiances of the Colonists vis-à-vis their European mother countries. It was out of these preceding wars that a conscience would be formed...