Independence Day on Townhall

Jeff Jacoby - Wed Jul 3

Cal Thomas - Tue Dec 4

The opening scene-setter for the 1996 film "Independence Day" might serve as a metaphor for what Egyptians could face if a draft constitution written by a panel dominated by Islamists and based on Sharia law wins approval in a referendum: "A loud rumble is heard. Suddenly, we are covered in darkness as the shadow engulfs us. Only the image of our Earth hangs in the air, until a huge silhouetted object suddenly blocks our view." ... more

Caroline Glick - Sat Apr 28

You can learn a lot about a nation's health by watching how it celebrates its national holidays. In Israel's case, compare how we celebrated our 50th Independence Day in 1998 to what celebrations involve today. ... more

AP News - Thu Apr 26

Robert Knight - Thu Oct 13

As a school board member in Kanawha County, West Virginia in the early 1970s, Alice Moore ignited what might be considered the opening battle of America’s culture war in education. ... more

Reuters News - Wed Sep 28

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

Alan Sears - Tue Jul 5

Having just celebrated July 4, the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, it behooves us to consider the foundation upon which that document rests. ... more

Joplin, MO - Tue Jul 5

Given yesterday in Joplin, MO. ... more

Washington DC - Tue Jul 5

Many Americans do not know basic facts about America's Independence. ... more

Lurita Doan - Mon Jul 4

As you celebrate the 4th, it might be appropriate to contrast the straightforward language of our founders with the weasel words now emerging from Washington, and all too frequently, from President Obama, who prefers euphemism-laden, convoluted, pixilated flummery. ... 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