The United States Celebrates Independence Day — a Time for Re-evaluation

Yes, it is time to celebrate the 4th of July! Freedom is dead! Long live tyranny!

News for the Revolution

Janet Phelan
July 21, 2015
New Eastern Outlook

75634222The fourth of July. This is the day for Americansto go down to the beach with a picnic basket loaded up with ham sandwiches and to drink more beer than can possibly be recommended during the work week. This is the day to gather with friends and family andtoooh and aah at pyrotechnics dazzling the sky. It is a day, if we stop to think,to be grateful that we are not living in a country which produces lock- step conformity and fear in its citizenry. It is a day, traditionally, to be thankful for our freedoms.

This July 4th, it would be useful to take a look at what we have lost, in terms of freedoms, and what we still stand to lose. Like some other institutions in America, the July 4th celebration of freedom has become something…

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