by | Jul 9, 2019

There is more than a coincidental connection between Hong Kong’s protests and America’s independence movement. On July 1, 1997, Hong Kong was forced from British control, while over two centuries earlier, America forcibly left British control. The two separations are…

by | Jul 6, 2019

Having celebrated the 243rd birthday of the American republic, we should take note of two historical instances when July 4 was a significant date in Middle East history. July 4, 1976: As Americans celebrated their bicentennial, a daylong cavalcade of patriotic…

by | Jul 4, 2019

As an exercise in self-immolation this July 4th fireworks season, I read Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissenting opinion in the Bladensburg cross case. It’s a flaming attack upon religious freedom — the first freedom in our Bill of Rights. At the…

by | Jul 4, 2019

O L-rd, our G-d in Heaven, On this 243rd anniversary of our declaring independence from tyranny and launching the greatest human experiment in world history, we stand together before you on this beautiful day that You created — and made…

by | Jul 3, 2019

This Independence Day, many of us will be enjoying good food, good company — and maybe even a good book. If you’re looking for something to read over the long weekend, I can think of no better choice than Michael…

by | Jul 3, 2019

It was a parade — a big, Washington-style parade. As reported here by C-SPAN in June of 1991, the National Victory Celebration Parade — reviewed by a proud President George H. W. Bush, who wore a tie decorated with American…

by | Jul 4, 2018

Washington Happy Birthday, America! Sing “Yankee Doodle”! Light firecrackers! March in a parade! We have something to celebrate this year. What a difference a week makes. At the beginning of last week the left was gathering steam. Their sudden discovery…

by | Jul 3, 2018

You can hear workers beginning to grumble about the 4th of July. Oh, to be sure, most are flag-waving patriots who love celebrating our nation’s birthday with red, white, and blue fireworks and cookouts with brats and hot dogs, washed down…

by | Jun 29, 2018

As the Fourth of July approaches, millions of Americans will be traveling around the country to visit friends and family and celebrate the start of our great nation. Even as they will take part in festivities in the days leading…

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