Monday, July 4, 2011

4th of July Roundup

Here are a few 4th of July commentaries from around the web:


Jim Cullen on the Declaration of Independence and the American Dream

Boston Globe Editorial

Chicago Tribune:  Ten things you may not know about the founders.

Kim Kardashian and American authenticity.

LA Times:  Words of wisdom from the founders.

E.J. Dionne on the Declaration of Independence.

Eric Slauter on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

Rich Lowry on Abraham Lincoln's Declaration of Independence.

Gordon Wood:  The meaning of the Declaration of Independence is slipping away.

Todd Gitlin: A love song to America.

Frederick Douglass's 4th of July.

Frederick Maryatt's 4th of July.

Eboo Patel on the 4th of July.