Fourth of July on Townhall

Matt Barber - Wed Aug 24

To the modern Democratic National Committee, the mainstream media and other “progressive” outfits such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the words “patriot” and “patriotism” have become synonymous with “right-wing extremism.” ... more

Terry Jeffrey - Wed Aug 17

Will Boehner lead a Republican-controlled House of Representatives in enacting government funding bills for fiscal 2012 that allow tax dollars to flow to a group that kills an average of 910 unborn babies per day? ... more

Mike Needham - Mon Aug 8

Last week, President Obama played tough, scolding Congress as he tried to pivot the national political narrative to job creation. The President’s pivot, which he’s tried numerous times before, includes a host of excuses like “headwinds” and “uncertainty” but little in the way of real solutions. ... more

Robert Knight - Thu Jul 7

During this past July 4th weekend, Americans rightly celebrated American Exceptionalism and our hard-won freedom from European dominance. ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Jul 4

On this Fourth of July there is a topic I want to confront. I thought long and hard before writing this column, even though the topic is a subject that profoundly concerns me. While my words come from the heart, I was, frankly, fearful that I would be branded a racist. ... more

Katie Kieffer - Mon Jul 4

Tell Little Miss Scaredy Pants and the rest of your neighbors that you are hosting a can't-miss Fourth of July celebration tonight featuring a "live" performance by pop star Katy Perry in your backyard. ... more

1776 - Mon Jul 4

In 1776, the British Colonies in North America had been pushed to their breaking point by the English crown. That pushed their leaders to consider drastic action. It took the form of the Declaration of Independence. ... more

Floyd and Mary Beth Brown - Sun Jul 3

This a Fourth of July we are reflecting on the Founding Father's intensive study of the Roman civilization. Knowing history, they embraced Rome's virtues and eschewed her vices. The Founders understood the currents of history which gave us a collective heritage unrivaled. Sadly, we as a nation are turning our backs on the morality that made America special. ... more

Dennis Prager - Sat Jul 2

Four years ago, I wrote a column titled "America Needs a July Fourth Seder." In it, I explained that "national memory dies without national ritual. And without a national memory, a nation dies." ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Jun 30

For the last 235 years, on the Fourth of July, Americans have celebrated the birth of the United States, and the founding ideas that have made it the most powerful, wealthiest and freest nation in the history of civilization. ... more

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Jun 30

"Reflect for a few moments about how incredibly lucky we are to live in the freest country in the world, where we, not government, get to determine our destiny." ... more

Alan Sears - Tue Jun 28

The problem: our lives, our freedom, and our rights and privileges as free men and women have no real significance or lasting meaning apart from that Creator, from that Endower … from God. ... more

Paul Kengor - Tue Jun 28

I encourage you to set aside the burgers and dogs and soda and beer for a moment this Fourth of July and contemplate something decidedly different, maybe even as you gaze upward at the flash of fireworks. Here it is: Confirm thy soul in self-control. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Tue Jun 28

The Fourth of July may be just a holiday for fireworks to some people. But it was a momentous day for the history of this country and the history of the world. ... more

Chuck Norris - Tue Jun 28

In a few days, on July 4, we once again will commemorate the work and courage of America's 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence. ... more

John Hawkins - Tue May 10

It has been heartwarming to see a few liberals actually thumping their chests about America in the wake of Osama Bin Laden's death via old age and a bullet to the face. ... more

Richard Olivastro - Tue Jul 7

It was July 8, 1776. Founder Samuel Adams had just heard the Declaration of Independence read aloud in public for the first time. ... more