Liberty and common sense

Hello all!

So let’s dive right in! The inspiration for this blog came as I was working the other day. I was thinking on the events of the day (news, Syria, our failure of a president, etc.) when I came to a realization. Now understand I was raised in Indiana. I am always among the first to stand up for Old Glory and defend the nation I love. Being patriotic is part of my make-up. But there is a trend among my American friends (conservatives in particular) that I find quite disturbing.

It is this view that liberty is an American-only commodity- that the United States holds the monopoly on freedom.

This could not be farther from the truth. Liberty is not an American invention. It is an eternal truth that is “self evident”. I currently live in Alberta, Canada and I can be the first to testify that there…

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