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The Founding Fathers and Big Government

Written By: Mark Hendrickson  |  Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

            This Fourth of July marks 235 years since the Declaration of Independence was published. In this immortal document, the Spirit of '76 was given its fullest, most eloquent expression. The Declaration is a timeless document, espousing eternal principles that, while forever historically identified with America, are universal in their application.

            The Fourth provides an occasion to reflect on what it means to be an American. Since day one, there have been widely divergent views on those questions.

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