Day: July 4, 2012

Notable Quote – Frank Chodorov

On this day where we celebrate Freedom, a warning on those that would take it away: Perhaps it is an inner need that impels the socialist to his ideology, for I have never met an advocate of government intervention who did not admit, inadvertently, his own capacity for commissariat functions.  He always has a plan, …

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What’s a Fourth without parades? Part 2

Mike, our intrepid “National Correspondent” (since he is constantly flying all over the country!) send in another pic, this time from the Merrimack Fourth of July parade: Real cool antique truck –  Power Wagon! He promises more to come – and here (Update) are some:

What was the American Revolutionary War?

Thomas Fleming, in the July 2, 2012 Wall Street Journal: As the Revolutionary Way progressed, “not a few of the rebels saw that the Revolution was a spiritual enterprise that would never really end.” For today’s American patriots, so it continues to be….

A Fourth of July message to my fellow Groksters – and to our readers. And especially to those that just might be stopping by.

“I also wanted to mention the strange feeling that I awoke with today….and I share your sense of – not unease necessarily, but maybe  – resolve..?“ Words from my fellow Groksters that stirred me to write a message back: My fellow Groksters, There was a reason why each and everyone of you was chosen and asked …

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A Patriotic “New Years” Resolution – Resolve To Be Free From Tyranny

I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Independence day, which I did not in my previous post with the Declaration of Independence.  I also wanted to mention the strange feeling that I awoke with today. I think I know what the second or third generations of conquered nations felt like; remembering the “old ways” out …

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It is One Thing to Declare Independence…It is Another Thing Entirely to Have it.

It is a well reported truism that Independence day, the 4th of July, the day selected as the one on which we told our oppressors we’d take no more, that Republican’s and Conservatives, Libertarians as well, reap more significant social and political benefits than our Liberal and Democrat/Progressive opponents.  The people who support the left …

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Fear and loathing by the federal government: Free people are dangerous and undesirable….

Do you advocate for individual liberty, publicly or privately? Do you revere the U.S. Constitution as a barricade against a federal government metastacized into an enemy of freedom instead of its protector? Do you store food for emergencies? Do you own a gun? Are you a military veteran returned from a war zone assignment? Do you …

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Fourth of July – celebrate the day that we declared our Independence from a King

Listen to our national anthem by Madison Rising: We at the ‘Grok are thankful for the blessings that God have given us – indeed, without our Creator who has watched over this nation ’til now, we’d just be yet another country.  But He inspired, I believe, our Founders who laid the foundations of this great …

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