Lives, Fortunes, and Sacred Honor

Celebrating Those Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

Most citizens today are relatively unfamiliar with the details of the Declaration of Independence and its 56 signers. And because schools have largely abandoned the teaching of our governing documents, most today think that America separated from Great Britain primarily over the issue of "taxation without representation."

Yet listed in the Declaration 11 times more often was the abuse of representative powers; and four times as often was the abuse of judicial powers. Taxation without representation was merely grievance number 17 out of the 27; so why aren’t most Americans familiar with the rest?

During the Progressive assault in the 1920s, a new group of penmen began writing history texts in America, including Charles and Mary Beard, W. E. Woodward, Fairfax Downey and others. They attacked and impugned the Founding Fathers and replaced traditional teaching of history with what became known as the "economic >approach to American history." This wrongly reduced every historical motive to money and ignored lofty goals such as the pursuit of liberty, inalienable rights, limited government, and self-governance.

The four immutable principles of


American government are:

1. There is a Creator.




2. He gives certain guaranteed


unalienable rights to man (among


which the Founders identified life,


liberty, property, self-defense, right


of conscience, due process, etc.).




3. Government exists primarily to


protect and secure the rights that


God gave man.




4. In social compact, below


God-given rights and moral law,


government is to be operated by


the consent of the governed.

Fortunately for us today, the Founders’ philosophy is so short, simple, and succinct that it is easy to reclaim. Their entire philosophy of government is set forth in just 55 words in the Declaration:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable    rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

The application of these four principles has produced the most stable, prosperous, and free government in the history of the world. Some describe this accomplishment as “American Exceptionalism” – a term coined in 1831 by Alexis De Tocqueville, a famous French visitor to America who declared:

The position of the Americans is


therefore quite exceptional, and it


may be believed that no democratic


people will ever be placed in a


similar one.

But the blessings we enjoy today did not materialize by accident; they came at a high cost and with great sacrifice. Therefore, we will focus on those who pledged their “lives, fortunes, and sacred honor” so that we could enjoy the blessings of liberty and self-government.


 


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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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The prices of our houses and food are already rising fast, but they will skyrocket to record highs if we don't fix the problem soon. So what's causing the inflation?

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck said he doesn't believe it's the fault of our loggers, farmers, or truckers — many of them are really struggling. But the big corporations that control these industries are making record profits, all while the Biden administration is making some very odd decisions that could make the crises even worse.

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