Happy Independence Day From VDARE.com!
“celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this Continent to the other from this time forward forever more.”
By “guns” he meant saluting guns loaded with blank charges—firing loaded guns in the air is more of a Cinco De Mayo kind of thing.
The Fourth of July is also celebrated at VDARE.com with a roundup of Independence Day Columns—this is it! See also, today, July Fourth Fear: Can Free Speech (And America) Survive A Minority-Dominated Supreme Court?
Independence Day Columns from previous years:
- 07/04/13—VDARE.com Says: Happy Independence Day— But Watch Out For Real Gunfire!
- 07/04/13— A Fourth Of July Immigration Sermon From SLATE
- 07/05/13— Reader Hears People Starting To Say “Happy Holiday” On July Fourth—That’s Starting The “War On Christmas” Early!
- 07/04/12 Happy Fourth! “Independence Day” And “Immigration”—Two Things That DON`T Go Together
- 07/03/11 The Fulford File, By James Fulford | Independence Day Under Immigration Attack
- 07/03/10 “In The Year Of Our Lord”…Independence Day And Loyalty Day
- 07/03/08—The Fulford File: Independence Day—”Pomp, Shows, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires, And Illuminations “—But Not Immigration
- 06/27/08—View From Lodi CA: Independence Day and Hot Dog Gluttony
- 07/03/07—The Fulford File: Independence Day AND Immigration—Time To Declare Independence From Five Billion Potential Immigrants
- 07/03/06—The Fulford File: “There Shall Be Closed Borders”
- 07/04/05—A Second Independence Day: Summary Deportation Now (Or Counter-Insurgency Later?), by Juan Mann
- 07/03/05—The Fulford File: Independence Day And The WSJ Edit Page, by James Fulford
- 07/03/04—Jack Kemp vs. George Washington On Independence Day
- 07/03/03—Independence Day Is NOT Immigration Day—Despite the Wall Street Journal
- 07/04/02—Immigration Day?
- 07/04/01—Patriotic Bore By Chilton Williamson Jr.
- 07/09/01—Abolishing America (contd.): Establishment Sages Say Nation Obsolete, By Sam Francis
- 07/03/01—Wall Street Journal: Independence Day Means Immigration!