History

Put the Independence Back in Independence Day

The American Revolution remains unique in human history: a revolution–and a nation–founded on a moral principle, the principle of individual rights.

How Lithuania Helped Take Down The Soviet Union

How Lithuania Helped Take Down The Soviet Union

The Lithuanians had been at the vanguard in the movement for freedom in the Soviet Union. They had elected a non-communist government in free elections, had declared their national independence from Soviet rule, and strongly affirmed their intention of reversing a half-century of socialist central planning through privatization and free market reforms.

A Beautiful Epitaph

A Beautiful Epitaph

While reading “The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge” by David McCullough, I came across a passage referring to the death of Emily Roebling, the wife of Washington Roebling, that I found particularly poignant.

The Berlin Wall and the Spirit of Freedom

The Berlin Wall and the Spirit of Freedom

The history of the Berlin Wall and the collectivist ideology behind it should remind us of how important a loss of any of our freedom can be as we determine in what direction – toward greater individual freedom and free enterprise or more government command and control – we wish our country to move in the 21st century.

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