Ignorance is why the Declaration of Independence is in jeopardy of being abolished as a concept and practically destroyed by Republican tyrants.
Americans should take time today to reflect on just how far the nation has drifted from the Founders' "we the people" sentiment.
It's been all over the news this week, as well it ought to be. A warm and festive 4th of July weekend in the Windy City was utterly marred by extreme gun violence. CNN's Republicans tried to decry the violence while ignoring gun control.
Republicans at all levels of government, at the behest of the religious right, have launched a vicious crusade to eliminate well over half the population's liberty to control their own actions and the ability to choose how one conducts their life. It is beyond refute that the attacks on women's sexuality and reproductive health.
Right wing extremists have proclaimed a date a week before Thanksgiving to demand the surrender of President Obama to face charges set out by a citizens' grand jury.
Let's remember to celebrate our declaration of independence, a political act whose primary intent was to achieve a government that worked.
A growing segment of the population are exploring new ways to subvert other citizens' freedoms and expressing their desire to reinstate the conditions that drove colonists to break away from England.
It is noteworthy that regardless the cries of tyranny, conservative and libertarian devotees never cite one example that could be misconstrued as President Obama as a tyrant based in reality.
Unsatisfied with their callous performances as governors, some of the GOP's cruelest politicians have ratcheted up their psychopath game to the level of endangering the lives of their taxpayers.
It's a day to remember the sacrifices that went with gaining our Independence from Britain.
Nothing is more liberal than a revolution; the best conservatism can manage is counter-revolution to restore the status quo lost to liberals
This 4th of July long weekend provides us with a chance to examine our freedom, and how our leaders view freedom, specifically Barack Obama and self styled shadow president Sarah Palin. Examining Palin and Obama side by side paints an interesting contrast. In 2010, Obama put out a statement praising the, "enduring spirit of America," while in 2009 Palin took to Twitter to and threatened to sue the entire Internet.