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IPFS News Link • Declaration of Independence

The Real Spirit of the Declaration of Independence

•, by Richard M. Ebeling

Certainly, asking such questions is appropriate at that time of the year when we celebrate the Declaration of Independence on the Fourth of July.

Everyone in the political arena assures us that they represent and wish to preserve or purify "American values" and "the American way of life." President Trump insists that he speaks for American values in wanting to make America great again, or now with the start of his reelection campaign, his desire for a chance to "keep America great," under the presumption that his first years in the White House have successfully restored that which had been lost. That's what tariff walls and real walls along the border are all about — or so insists Donald Trump.