The 4th of July, also known as Independence Day, holds a special place in the heart of every American. It is a day of celebration, patriotism, and reflection on the core values that shape the United States of America. At the heart of this commemoration lies the Declaration of Independence, a revolutionary document that serves as the bedrock of our nation’s identity. This commentary explores the profound importance of the 4th of July, highlighting how freedom, liberty, justice, and the individual are pillars of our country’s foundation.
We have weathered difficult times in America before. I believe we will weather this storm too. The seas maybe violent and only darkness is before us yet, we will weather this storm together as a nation. By remembering what binds us over what divides us. With all this going on in our nation now is the time more than ever to remember what makes this country great.
Today, two hundred forty-three years ago brave men of the Second Continental Congress stood against the tyranny of a monarchy. In standing against that tyranny they declared their Independence from its reign.