October 8th, 2012
That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
July 4, 1776
Last week, when hundreds of thousands of people in Madrid, Barcelona [...]
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold [...]
by TFMetals Report
Lives, Fortunes and Honor
Monday is the 235th anniversary of the signing of the American Declaration of Independence. As such, I’m dispensing with the regular, weekend chart update. Today, I’d like you to consider the words of The Declaration as well as the events that led to its signing.
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,
When in the Course of [...]
by Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform
The Founding Fathers described the kind of country they wereÂ shaping on July 4, 1776 with the most well known sentence in the English language:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. – [...]