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Most Americans Don't Think Their Freedoms Are 'World Class'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics

Most Americans don't think the U.S. is "world class" in terms of its freedoms or its quality of life, according to a poll released Friday to HuffPost....

Fourth of July Message: Jobs = Freedom

Blake Kernen | Posted 08.31.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

I've always known the Fourth of July is a day to celebrate America's birthday, its independence from British rule and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. But as a teenager, I've also come to realize that as Americans, we are celebrating a lot of other freedoms also.

Voting Rights: Americans Died for It, the Free World Admires It, the Supreme Court Should Preserve It

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

To uphold standing for a litigant whose record is so bad that it would be swept in under any law implies that those who would uphold Alabama in this case effectively oppose all voting rights for any Americans.

Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Else to Say

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

Barack Obama is not Franklin Roosevelt. What unites the two men are the ideas that have obstructed them, those tired, feverish allegations that so often clutter the road to prosperity.

11 Freedoms That Drunks, Slackers, Prostitutes And Pirates Pioneered

Thaddeus Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thaddeus Russell

The Founding Fathers hoped that self-rule would cure Americans of their love of frivolities. A government of the people, John Adams argued, would make the people disciplined, stern, hard-working, and joyless

Philosopher Hypatia: An Inspiration for the Ages

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

Even freedom of thought, as Hypatia tragically found out, is sometimes difficult to exercise. Striking a balance between freedom and responsibility is no easy task.

American Liberty: Gratitude For The Freedoms We Take For Granted

Jane Shure | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

Meeting up with people from all walks of the world inspired me to broaden my understanding of how national power-brokers influence public opinion.

U.S. No Longer A 'Free' Country, According To Heritage Foundation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States has fallen from the ranks of economically "free" countries, according to the conservative Heritage Foundation's Index of Economic Fr...

Obama -- The Return of American Freedom

Louise Blouin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louise Blouin

With the upcoming presidential election, Americans have a unique opportunity to choose a president who can restore America's dignity and moral authority both at home and abroad.