If future generations are to look upon Old Glory and see it as a symbol of hope, freedom, and justice, we must always protect and defend what we know to be true about it.
If there is hope, it lies in the majority of Americans of all races who still cling to the colorblind republican creed of equal rights under equal law.
Black Lives Matter activists cite Douglass’s 1852 speech ‘What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?’ as proof America is evil. They utterly miss his point.
‘So even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.’
To honor the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, President Calvin Coolidge gave a stirring speech on the values of faith and freedom that rings like a bell today.
Hannah-Jones’ words matter. They are the same words that may well emanate from our children’s lips if we do not take our schools back.
The government does a lot that is absurd, foolish, and wrong, but the last thing we should cut is the state’s role in protecting our lives and property.
The 1619 Project’s flagship essay has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize, despite the fact that it underwent a major correction and has been criticized as revisionist history by leading historians.
Joe Biden confused his wife for his sister Tuesday night when introducing them on stage as he celebrated big wins in the Super Tuesday primaries.
Joe Biden appeared to forget the Declaration of Independence Monday during a campaign stop in Texas on the eve of the Super Tuesday primaries.
Jill Filipovic says the words ‘pursuit of happiness’ in the Declaration of Independence mean that ‘government must facilitate the ability of the individual to seek happiness,’ which to her means redistributing people’s labor.
In C. Bradley Thompson’s new book, ‘America’s Revolutionary Mind,’ the Clemson professor makes a provocative and persuasive rebuttal to contemporary historians suggesting that the American founding advanced self-serving motives based on slavery, race, and class.
Restoring circuit duties to the court would naturally decrease tenure on the bench without weakening the judiciary’s independence or adding more justices in a partisan war.
The rhetoric of rights is appealing. Label whatever you want a ‘right’ and you tip the scales in your favor. However appealing the tactic may be, however, is conceptually incorrect and politically dangerous.
America’s relative silence over the Hong Kong protests and the impending Chinese crackdown is deafening, and telling. It’s also dangerous.
Thomas Jefferson’s first draft held that our rights were ‘sacred and undeniable.’ What did we lose or gain by this change to America’s founding document?
The complex reality behind American independence is being pushed aside even in our study of the Declaration itself.
Too many have distorted or forgotten the words of the Declaration of Independence. In our defense of liberty, we cannot abandon the text’s core principles.
Senator Mike Lee joins Ben Domenech on the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss history, identity politics, Star Wars and more.
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