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On July 4, last year, a wake-up call with five alerts to defend and praise the 56 signatories of ourDeclaration of Independencewas very shocking to me. Arrived.
Then, on the day we celebrate the birth of the country, mainstream media, activists, or anarchists-Independence Day"cancellation" and the American flag, as well as us. We are seeking continued fill, censorship, and cancellation of our founders.
As I did, one top priority filled my heart:
"What if they succeed?"
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For those who believe that such totalitarian censorship will never come to the United States, how quickly and cruelly the cancellation culture awakened by many on the left All you have to do is check if you have created it. Silence those who they oppose.
The part on the left openly declares to come forThomas Jefferson, Richard Henry Lee, Benjamin Franklin, and others who bravely signed the Declaration of Independence. doing.
Celebration at Washington, D.C. on July 4th((Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP via Getty Images))
Last week, California's awakened school board members were the 4th in July. has been "boycotted" and has not been celebrated. These collective-declared censorships of the 4th July and the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence, and I booked for their defense. I urged you to write.
The document and those people created our history. Its history must not be bent, twisted, censored or banned to fit the ideological story. As emphasized in "The 56", if our history is bad, blame it and learn from it. If you like it, admire it and build on it. But don't twist, censor, or cancel shared American history.
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This is a timid totalitarian act of fearing people, as Jefferson emphasized almost 250 years ago.
Still, the left and far left dominate most of the media, academia, entertainment, science, and medicine ... who is trying to stop them?
As emphasized in my book, each of us still instills the lessons of freedom inherited from those who have taken their lives to sign the Declaration of Independence. I can.
As these 56 men knew, they would keep us until the tyranny pushers imprison us or kill us. Individual voices cannot be silenced. They cannot stop us from telling the truth from an American patriot to the next patriot.
Still, sadly, as the newFox News pollthis week showed, pride in the United States has dropped significantly.
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One of the reasons is At the far left, we were able to steal our voice through the control of those five megaphones.
But what do you guess? "We the People" can regain our voice.
Official trimmed Image Rembrandt Peale's portrait of President Thomas Jefferson, December 31, 1799)(Public Domain)
I was involved in the project for my book. One of the editors called it "a modern version of 'CommonSense' by Thomas Paine."
It was a very kind comparison, but it's true behind the intent. There is the truth of.
In January 1776, Pamphlet's 47-page pamphlet swept the colony like a wildfire. Exactly, and only , because of the warning against the overwhelming tyranny in it, "common sense" is proportional to our country It has become the biggest bestseller I have ever known. With a population of about 2.5 million at that time, the small paperback book sold about 500,000 copies. This is equivalent to today's 70 million copies .
At the age of 37, poor and struggling Pain found his benefactor atBenjamin Franklinand moved from London to Philadelphia. Poor and farthest from the upper crust of the colony, Pain was an extraordinary writer. He was a poor man and a working class man. This allowed his voice to connect with the settlers who were suffering under the oppressive orders of the crown in a way that spoke to them loudly.
"Declaration of Independence"-Details John Tran Of paintings by Bell. (Getty Images)
And Pain screamed with a desperate warning, so his words to the choking tyranny at the time were , From one settler to the next. Beyond that, a great deal to Jefferson, Franklin, John Adams, and other founding fathers to use their collective genius to save people from their tyranny and give them "freedom." I put pressure on it.
Our voice can do the same today.
In my book, I try to emphasize, respect, and protect all the signatories of the56 Declaration, but through each small chapter the authoritarians direct silence. It also puts the spotlight on the fact that it is. The voices of the people of 1776 are dangerously similar to today's despots.
With the exception, today's despots are definitely much worse.
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Still point out the dangerous reality Along with, all 56 signatories are trying to remind our readers that they left us a blueprint to protect our personal rights and freedoms.
File – Tourists on Thursday at the Independence Hall Walk while admiring the scenery. Philadelphia, July 30, 2015. (The Associated Press)
These are the rights and freedoms "given by God to each of us," as correctly declared. We simply have to rediscover the blueprint, dispel it, and put the founding father's vision, genius, and courage back into action.
With enough grace to be born in a country conceived and created by the founding fathers, I was able to overcome terrible poverty and the homeless and lead a comfortable life.
As I went, I worked with two former government officials to preserve history andthe foundation for protecting the reputation of the founding father.
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