Category: Independence Day

The New Jerseyans Who Rebelled: Meet John Witherspoon

By Matt Rooney _ Our Independence Day-inspired effort to honor each of New Jersey’s five signatories to the Declaration of Independence continues, Save Jerseyans. We’ve already gotten to know Abraham Clark and John Hart. Today’s subject: John Witherspoon. – Witherspoon wasn’t Read More

The unanimous declaration of the thirteen United States of America

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to Read More

The New Jerseyans Who Rebelled: Meet John Hart

By Matt Rooney _ We’re continuing our pre-Independence Day look at each of New Jersey’s five signatories to the Declaration of Independence, Save Jerseyans. Our state’s founding fathers. Post #1 was devoted to the life and times of Abraham Clark. Read More

The New Jerseyans Who Rebelled: Meet Abraham Clark

By Matt Rooney _ We’re going to honor each of New Jersey’s five signatories to the Declaration of Independence this year, Save Jerseyans, between now and the Fourth of July.  Why? These brave men aren’t as popular as they used Read More

OPINION: I didn’t fight in two wars to watch America descend into Socialism

By Nick De Gregorio  _ The Fourth of July is an exceptional holiday for exceptional people. Every year, we patriotic Americans take a pause from our busy lives to honor our forebearers for giving us the precious gifts of freedom and Read More

Way Too Many Americans Think We Declared Independence From Mexico In 1776

Some Americans apparently believe that the U.S. declared its independence from Mexico in 1776, according to a poll released Tuesday. While 77 percent of the people surveyed correctly named Great Britain when asked which country the United States won its Read More