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America Isn’t Quebec, Mexico Or Brazil — And That’s Worth Celebrating

Daniel Oliver, Daily Caller

When does the America that came into being on July 4, 1776, cease being that America? Given all that’s happened, what are we to celebrate this Fourth of July? In his book, “Who Are We?” Samuel P. Huntington provides one answer: “Would America be the America it is today if in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries it had been settled not by British Protestants but by French, Spanish, or Portuguese Catholics? The answer is no. It would not be America; it would be Quebec, Mexico, or Brazil.” There’s one thing to celebrate: We’re not Quebeckers, Mexicans, or Brazilians. What is our nationality? American, if we can keep it.

Trump’s Triumph — And Rush Stands Up For Betsy Ross

Jeffrey Lord, The American Spectator

It is crystal clear that this Fourth of July celebration was (another) Trump triumph. The capital was absolutely packed with Americans who loved the president’s idea of a national celebration of America and what it stands for. On a scale of one to ten, the Trump speech was a 100 — a home-run recounting of exactly why it is that so many Americans love America. The speech and the vision of America it summoned were decidedly inspiring. As expected from the get-go, the same members of the media who insisted falsely that celebrations of this kind had never been done before panned the speech and the event. Rush also had a wonderfully appropriate pushback on all the hysteria over the Betsy Ross flag.

The Brilliance Of Trump’s Fourth of July Bash

Researchers at Harvard University have found that the July Fourth holiday commemorating the announcement of the Declaration of Independence may still be serving its intended purpose – promoting patriotism. And the even better news is that celebrating Independence Day also seems to make people vote Republican.

Trump's mission in Afghanistan lacks a mission

Editors, Washington Examiner

Trump sensibly said our parameters would be "conditions," not dates. But the conditions of stability and no more terrorists are not attainable in Afghanistan, which has been dysfunctional for more than just one generation. Trump and Mattis need a clearer goal, something between let it descend into chaos and stability. Without a clearer, attainable goal, Trump is sending men off to kill and die in a war where victory is unattainable.

Is February 28, 2017, 'The Night the Democratic Party Died'?

Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

When the speech was over -- after there was no longer a dry eye in the house from the introduction of the widow of the Navy SEAL -- they left the room faster than fans of the losing team after the Super Bowl, only in this case they left so stunned you had to wonder if they would ever win the game again or even compete.

Up Close Report: The Donald Trump The Media Won’t Tell You About

In a Facebook post after Trump's Ashburn, VA rally, Loudoun Co. Republican Chairman Will Estrada tells us, "Be very skeptical of what the media is telling you about Donald Trump, because I saw it with my own eyes and it was something very different."

Finally a Republican (Other Than Me) Tells the Truth About Hillary Clinton

Rush Limbaugh,

Trump basically said things about Hillary Clinton that you just don't hear Republicans saying.  You've heard them before.  You've heard them on this program, of course.  You've probably heard similar things that Trump said in other areas.  But you just do not hear Mitt Romney say this, for example.  You wouldn't hear the Bush family talk this way about Hillary.  You wouldn't. You just wouldn't hear it.

Trump’s Speech About Hillary Was Terrifyingly Effective

Michelle Goldberg, Slate

Trump aimed straight at Clinton’s most-serious weaknesses, describing her as a venal tool of the establishment. “Hillary Clinton gave China millions of our best jobs and effectively let China completely rebuild itself,” he said. “In return, Hillary Clinton got rich!” He added, “She gets rich making you poor,” and called her possibly “the most corrupt person ever to seek the presidency.”