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Is America a Christian Nation? by David Lose. Believe it or not, this is a more complicated question than one might imagine. On the one hand, those who argue against the proposition point to several key pieces of evidence. First, [...]
Fireworks Suck by Troy Patterson. Fireworks shows will be the highlight millions of Americans’ Fourth of July celebrations. Back in 2009, Troy Patterson denigrated the “nonsense” tradition that has been an integral part of commemorating Independence Day since 1777. We [...]
The Declaration of Independence, Fixed by Walter Russell Mead. As part of our ongoing project to update and improve the core documents of American history, we present the opening sections of the Declaration of Independence as they ought to have [...]
The Declaration of Independence Annotated by Randy Barnett. [From the next edition of my casebook, Constitutional Law: Cases in Context:] When reading the Declaration, it is worth keeping in mind two very important facts. The Declaration constituted high treason against [...]