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."
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.
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.
During this past July 4th weekend, Americans rightly celebrated American Exceptionalism and our hard-won freedom from European dominance.
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.
Given yesterday in Joplin, MO.
Many Americans do not know basic facts about America's Independence.
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.
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.
Looking for some engaging guests for your 4th of July celebration? Imagine a few of our Founding Fathers dropping by!
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.
How interesting that the Pittsburgh theme in history never goes away. Whether it is her people or the surrounding region, this one-time edge of the wild west threads itself over and over into our country's founding.
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