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  • 60,000 join far-right march on Poland's Independence Day

    11/21/2017 10:08:11 AM PST · by Jack Black · 37 replies
    AP / Daily Mail ^ | Nov 11, 2017 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Tens of thousands of nationalists marched in a demonstration organized by far-right groups in Warsaw Saturday, as Poles celebrated their country's Independence Day. The far-right march was one of many events marking Poland's rebirth as a nation in 1918 after being wiped off the map for 123 years. Earlier in the day, President Andrzej Duda presided over state ceremonies also attended by European Union president Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister. But the march has become the largest Independence Day event in recent years, overshadowing official state observances and other patriotic events. Some participants expressed...
  • A Refugee Family’s First 4th of July

    07/08/2017 5:44:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | July 8, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    The media says America is cursed with a xenophobic president who fears and loathes refugees. Yet the Americans who voted for him at the highest rate (higher even than native-born “whites”) were foreign-born one-time refugees. The media says America is blighted by an isolationist know-nothing president who ignorantly, chauvinistically and provincially shirks our nation’s international commitments, especially regarding common defense. Yet this week this president got a rousing reception in the capital of a nation 7000 miles and an ocean away where he pledged to install America’s most modern Polaris missiles for the common defense.The media says America is cursed with...
  • What the Fourth of July Means

    07/08/2017 6:52:30 AM PDT · by rktman ^ | 7/8/2017 | bruce walker
    Americans have celebrated the Fourth of July for almost 250 years, with the 241st such celebration just behind us, but the vast majority of Americans have only the vaguest notion of why this holiday matters so much. The Fourth of July does not represent the beginning of the American Republic. Indeed, there was practically no real government at all on July 4, 1776. The men who signed the Declaration of Independence were largely volunteers in a thankless task: express the reason why the thirteen colonies were declaring their separation from Britain.
  • "The Root" magazine engages in gross historical malpractice

    07/05/2017 7:08:34 PM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 9 replies
    It's such a shame to see a magazine that claims to be "The Root", be so willing to ignore "the roots" of what you would think would be their own history. Recently, The Root engaged in gross historical malpractice by giving voice to people who would benefit greatly from learning their own true history. They created a short video titled "No Country for Me." This is (among many reasons) one of the reasons why I recorded William Cooper Nell's 1855 book The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution as an audiobook. There are many outlets out there, even outlets such...
  • Obama Criticizes ‘Aggressive Kind Of Nationalism’ In Indonesia Speech

    07/05/2017 12:22:04 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 34 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | July 5, 2017 | Martin Walsh
    Former President Barack Obama delivered a speech overseas Saturday, warning that some nations are becoming too nationalistic. Speaking to a crowd in Jakarta, Indonesia, Obama argued some countries had adopted “an aggressive kind of nationalism,” adding that there has been an “increased resentment of minority groups.” Though he largely stayed away from discussing President Donald Trump, Obama spoke out against the isolationism and increased nationalism that he sees as a global problem. “We start seeing a rise in sectarian politics, we start seeing a rise in an aggressive kind of nationalism, we start seeing both in developed and developing countries...
  • US Coalition Bombs ISIS 25 Times To Ring In Independence Day

    07/05/2017 7:03:35 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/04/17 | Saagar Enjeti
    The U.S. led anti-Islamic State coalition bombed the terrorist group 25 times July 3, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) said in a statement Tuesday. The 25 strikes consisted of “85 engagements” against the terrorist group and spanned Iraq and Syria. The strikes come amid two large scale U.S. backed pushes in both countries. The U.S. is currently in the last phase of supporting the Iraqi Security Force’s military campaign to retake the formerly ISIS held city of Mosul. ISIS controlled the city uncontested for nearly two years and has put up a brutal defense since U.S. backed operations began in October 2016....
  • Who Was The Least Expendable Hero of The American Revolution?

    07/04/2017 2:32:11 PM PDT · by Eagles Field · 169 replies
    I always savor the insight Freeper History Buffs offer, especially the spirited difference in opinion. The easy answers are Washington, Jefferson, the like. Who are the ones unsung, where the tide may not have turned without?
  • Happy 4th and Remember: America is Not About Government, But Independence From Government

    07/04/2017 10:57:12 AM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 16 replies
    Sons of Constitutional Liberty ^ | 7/4/17 | Jim Newell
    Government, and its GOP and Dem buddies, hates the Declaration of Independence (D of I) and the Constitution because of the limitations of and freedom from government those precious documents represent. But America is about WE the People who LOVE AND REJOICE OVER LIBERTY AND INDEPENDENCE. Michael Ramirez’s drawing is a good illustration. We the People need to take back OUR country, OUR freedoms, and OUR D of I and Constitution from the clutches of the self-serving politicians in both the Democratic Party and the GOP. Americans need to reclaim their God-given FREEDOM AND INDEPENDENCE FROM GOVERNMENT once again....
  • On this day, 241 Years Ago...

    07/04/2017 5:25:44 AM PDT · by jimjohn · 35 replies
    The National Archives | T. Jefferson
    When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation....
  • "Happy Birthday, America" – Israel PM Netanyahu Tours USS George H.W. Bush, Hails U.S. Alliance

    07/04/2017 10:15:08 AM PDT · by KC_Lion · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 July 2017 | Simon Kent
    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped aboard the giant aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush on Monday for a tour of the ship as it lay off the port of Haifa. He took the opportunity to wish America well ahead of its 241st Independence Day before stressing the shared ideals of freedom and democracy that link the two countries. He opened his remarks by first congratulating the men and women who take the USS George H.W. Bush into harm’s way: “I stand on the deck of a mighty aircraft carrier of the United States of America, and a few miles...
  • Woo hoo!! Happy Independence Day, everyone!! [FReepathon Thread IV]

    Woo hoo!! Happy Independence Day, everyone!! Drain the swamp and Make America Great Again!! Prayers up for continuing progress and success. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who love and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. No 501c or other IRS non-profit status. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. No third-parties -- not even the IRS -- trying to control what we do...
  • 'There You Go Again' Liberals, Denying Our 'Rendezvous With Destiny'

    07/04/2017 8:50:23 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/04/17 | Katy Grimes
    Happy Independence Day July 4, 2017! As crazed Democrats are trying to impeach our duly elected United States President, important reminders by our founding fathers and greatest modern day Presidents and world leaders are never more relevant. “Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.”—Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President America’s second President and drafter of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson warned,”The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.”
  • Happy 241st Birthday America: Long May You Run

    07/04/2017 5:18:55 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-4-17 | MOTUS
    Like your favorite radio hosts I’m doing a “best of” today. Happy Birthday America! From 2010: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? These founding documents were designed and declared with full knowledge of human nature and complete understanding of the soul’s tendencies. The result was the formation of a more perfect union which has stood the test of time in no small part due to the wisdom of these founders who crafted a near sacred separation of powers within the government they created.  Let us honor their courage, their genius and their foresight. And for our part, let us be ever...

    07/04/2017 12:08:09 AM PDT · by nathanbedford · 23 replies
    vanity ^ | July 4, 2017 | Nathan Bedford
    DAD, WHAT's UNABHÄNGIGKEITSTAG? "Is that when the thirteen colonies broke away from England?" My ten year inquired out of nowhere at 6 AM German time this morning. "Yeah, why do you want to know, eat your breakfast," I mumbled, too sleepy to be very curious. "Because I am afraid my teacher will ask me, since I am wearing this T-shirt and I'm the only American in the class." With an effort, I adjusted my gaze upward to his white T-shirt. It was brand new. Prominent on his breast was an image of the flag and below that: OLD NAVY FREEDOM...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-04-17, OM, Independence Day

    07/03/2017 9:18:09 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies ^ | 07-04-17 | Revised New American Bible
    July 4, 2017 Tuesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 19:15-29As dawn was breaking, the angels urged Lot on, saying, "On your way!Take with you your wife and your two daughters who are here,or you will be swept away in the punishment of Sodom."When he hesitated, the men, by the LORD's mercy,seized his hand and the hands of his wife and his two daughtersand led them to safety outside the city.As soon as they had been brought outside, he was told:"Flee for your life!Don't look back or stop anywhere on the Plain.Get off to the...
  • Watch: Israel celebrates with America (video)

    07/03/2017 8:24:26 PM PDT · by Lera · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/4/17 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Rivlin attend Fourth of July reception at the home of Ambassador David Friedman. President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu both participated on Monday evening in the Fourth of July celebration at the home of the U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman. The President thanked the Ambassador for his hospitality and expressed his warm wishes to President Trump and all the American people. He extended the special wishes of his wife, Nechama, to First Lady Melania Trump.
  • ISIS Supporter Accused of Planning Nail Bomb Attack on Florida Beach

    08/04/2015 6:41:27 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Breitbart National Security ^ | 8/4/15 | John Haward
    The FBI on Monday announced terrorism charges against 23-year-old Harlem Suarez of Key West, Florida, who portrayed himself online as a member of ISIS and allegedly wanted to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil.Toward this end, law enforcement says Suarez thought he was purchasing an operational backpack bomb for deployment in Florida, but it was actually a dud sold to him by FBI operatives. He was also allegedly trying to get his hands on an AK-47 rifle.According to NBC News, Suarez told informants of a plan to pack the bomb with nails, bury it on the beach, and...
  • Trump: ‘America Always Affirmed that Liberty Comes from Our Creator’

    07/02/2017 2:54:41 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/02/17 | Trent Baker
    Saturday, President Donald Trump said in his “Celebrate Freedom Rally” speech honoring veterans at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. that ever since signing the Declaration of Independence, America had “affirmed that liberty comes from our creator,” adding that “no earthly force can ever take those rights away.” “Since the signing of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago, America always affirmed that liberty comes from our creator,” Trump declared. “Our rights are given to us by God and no earthly force can ever take those rights away. That is why my administration is returning that power back to where...
  • Watch Live: Trump Addresses the ‘Celebrate Freedom Rally’ in Washington, DC [Kennedy Center]

    07/01/2017 3:48:48 PM PDT · by thouworm · 196 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 1, 2017 | Breitbart TV
    President Donald J. Trump to Join Pastor Robert Jeffress in Honoring Veterans at the Kennedy Center for the ‘Celebrate Freedom’ Concert This Saturday Trump is spending the weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, but plans to travel back to Washington on Saturday night for the "Celebrate Freedom Rally" at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.... A news release says that Trump will: "deliver a powerful address honoring our veterans, hundreds of whom will be coming from D.C. area to attend the event, including wounded warriors who are patients at the Walter Reed Medical Center."
  • Happy Birthday America (Saturbray)

    07/01/2017 8:15:14 AM PDT · by bray · 7 replies ^ | 7/1/17 | bray
    Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. Galatians 5:1 Happy Birthday America and thank you George Washington! It has been over a decade since America could actually celebrate its birthday and not feel guilty about it. Whether it was protesting the war or the eight years of Obama trashing this Country one speech after another we finally have someone in office who loves America and what she stands for. America has been the beacon of freedom in a world of dictators and despots who oppress...