- The Forgotten Flag of the American Revolution and What It Means, by Daniel Hanneman. National Review. [Hat tip: David Griffey]. “That [The Grand Union Flag] has been almost excised from America’s collective memory tells us a great deal about how the story of the Revolution was afterward edited. … The American Revolution was motivated not by a rejection but a reaffirmation — indeed, an intensification — of British national identity.”
- The Declaration of Independence Annotated, by Randy Barnett. Volokh Conspiracy.
- Liberty or Equality? – The Founding Fathers knew that you can’t have both, by Myron Magnet. City Journal Spring 2014.
- Independence Day: No future without evangelization, by Dr. Jeff Mirus (Catholic Culture). “If you are a reflective American, I’d imagine you find it hard to observe Independence Day. It is simply too hard to avoid this question: ‘Independence from what?'”