We are celebrating Independence Day!

Not just the 4th of July it is Independence Day

Other than Christmas, the one holiday I make a point to send out an e-mail just to say hello, or update my blog with rants like this is Independence Day.

Yes, NOT the 4th of July, Independence Day.

We are celebrating an important event in the birth of our nation. While we could argue exactly when the United States of America became a free and independent nation, it was on a declaration issued by the Continental Congress in 1776 that begins with these words:

"IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America. "

What often gets lost in this celebration of backyard picnics, and fun in the sun, is that the battle for Independence was much more that a one day event.

I've rebuilt my American Philosopher website in time for the holiday.

Check out the link below.  Please share it with your friends and family today to revisit the dreams and visions of Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence, and those who influenced the birth of our nation.

Not just the 4th of July it is Independence Day!



Screwed up world gives more attention to licking taco shells than supreme court decision

The scales of justice
A picture of a Taco Bell employee caught licking a stack of taco shells is currently one of the hottest news topics.  If you type "Taco Bell" into Google news you see streams of news articles on the shell-licking employee by all the major news networks.

Scan social media sites like Facebook, Google+, and Twitter, and you will see links to articles and blog post about the Taco Bell employee.

The fool who licked the taco shells at Taco Bell is getting the fame and attention he craved thanks to the media.  Thankfully he did not do anything violent to get this undeserved attention. At the end of the day, what impact will this story have on you?

Are you aware of the recent Supreme Court decision allowing a DNA sample to be taken when someone is arrested?


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