Declaration of Independence

A White House barbeque to thank troops

A White House barbeque to thank troops

President Barack Obama is noting that it’s not just the nation’s birthday, it’s his daughter Malia’s, too. At a sun-splashed Independence Day barbeque on the White House South Lawn, the president and first lady Michele Obama thanked members of the military for their service to the nation. The Declaration of Independence was adopted 237 years […]

July 4th: A day set aside for an American independence that does not exist

July 4th: A day set aside for an American independence that does not exist

On Thursday, America will pause for a rare mid-week holiday to celebrate Independence Day. Yep, the 4th of July is Independence Day, the day we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence that led to the Revolutionary War against England and the march towards the creation of the United States of America. Unlike many […]