Friday, July 03, 2009

Happy Independence Day

This year's Independence Day theme (at least as I see it): getting our country back on track by rediscovering the principles which made us great.

Liberty, a spirit of independence (among individuals and the nation as a whole), commerce and trade, striving for peaceful relations with all nations & no entangling foreign alliances or policing the world. Can it be done?

There is a fantastic, recent essay from Ron Paul in The Washington Times that addresses some of these themes. While I am not a regular reader of said paper, I found this piece
entitled, "'Fight them over there vs. over here' a false choice", to be highly worthwhile and extremely informative.

I hope you'll take a moment to read this piece during the July 4th weekend. Please share it with your family and friends, be they American or interested readers living abroad.

We also posted some very worthwhile articles and audio clips about the Founding Fathers and America's fight for liberty and independence at this time last year, so please have a look and enjoy. Thanks, and have a great Independence Day!