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04 July 2022

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Bill Tozer

Happy 4th of July

https://www.facebook.com/100044538125175/posts/pfbid02jkv9GUkuaTSoiekaHc8m7Lnio9m1wc1oP4koSPYYTi4mXtJKYvpJUhfnhKShUM9xl/

Bill Tozer

THE ETERNAL MEANING OF INDEPENDENCE DAY
President Calvin Coolidge celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1926, with a speech providing a magisterial review of the history and thought underlying the Declaration. His speech on the occasion deserves to be read and studied in its entirety. The following paragraph, however, is particularly relevant to the challenge that confronts us in the variants of the progressive dogma that pass themselves off today as the higher wisdom:

“About the Declaration there is a finality that is exceedingly restful. It is often asserted that the world has made a great deal of progress since 1776, that we have had new thoughts and new experiences which have given us a great advance over the people of that day, and that we may therefore very well discard their conclusions for something more modern. But that reasoning can not be applied to this great charter. If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final. If governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, that is final. No advance, no progress can be made beyond these propositions. If anyone wishes to deny their truth or their soundness, the only direction in which he can proceed historically is not forward, but backward toward the time when there was no equality, no rights of the individual, no rule of the people. Those who wish to proceed in that direction can not lay claim to progress. They are reactionary. Their ideas are not more modern, but more ancient, than those of the Revolutionary fathers.“

Bill Tozer

NPR Puts July 4th On The Woke-Wagon, Scraps Annual Reading Of The Declaration Of Independence

https://www.dailywire.com/news/npr-puts-july-4th-on-the-woke-wagon-scraps-annual-reading-of-the-declaration-of-independence

George Rebane

BillT 450p - Thank you Mr Tozer for that most appropriate post.

Don Bessee

After bungling the 4th of july msg and doing a photo op with the crackhead the truth is out and no one other than the 10 percent who have brain damage are ok with it. Hey who was vp in 2013 hmmmmm... -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2022/07/05/only-10-percent-say-joe-bidens-america-is-headed-in-right-direction-worst-result-since-2013/

;-)

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