My father's career was spent in upholding the structures that define our democracy -- checks and balances, open elections, a free press. I believe these structures will continue to protect my country.
Mom lay listening to the looters shuffle by, wondering how she had ended up in a South American revolution 3,000 miles from home. None of it made any sense.
In the days and weeks after the shooting, the survivors of the Parkland high school shooting organized a national movement demanding gun control.This summer, they reminded us that is an act of patriotism and crossed the country in a Voter Registration Drive.
King George said of the American colonists: “...everyone who disagrees with me is a traitor...” Today, we celebrate the declaration that our government power lies with the people, not one individual, be it a King ....