Take a moment to read JD Hall’s outstanding Independence Day article.
“The social compact upon which our
Republic Democracy fascist regime has been framed has clearly been violated over and over again. So should we celebrate Independence Day when the nation in which we live is far more similar to Orwell’s 1984 than Jefferson’s 1776?
Yes. Yes, I think so.
We should celebrate our Independence because we are truly Independent. Our liberty has not been taken from us. In fact, the liberty of those Christian bakers was not taken from them. A fine was imposed, but their liberty of conscience remains as steadfast and sure as when God ordained it.
Christians truly need to grasp the mindset of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. They recognized that liberty is not granted by government, but by God. The government could impose restrictions, taxes, fines and imprisonment for the exercise of our liberty, but they could not take our liberty away. Liberty cannot be legislated and neither can it be removed by an act of Congress or by executive fiat.”
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