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“The Four Freedoms” by Franklin Delano Roosevelt

This was FDR's State of the Union address in January, 1941. It was another speech that changed everything.

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“Rocky Balboa Fight For His Boxing License”

You could take the original Rocky and this film and you wouldn't need any of the films between them.

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Don't be a sucker

“In this anti-fascist film produced by US Military in the wake of WWII, the producers deconstruct the politically motivated social engineering of Germany by the Nazi regime.”

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“I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King, Jr.

This is the 1963 speech that Dr. King is best known for. It is the core of the 1960s Civil Rights movement.

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Final Speech from “The Great Dictator”

"We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery we need humanity. More than cleverness we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost…"

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“Ain't I a Woman?” by Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth gave this short speech in 1851 at Women's Convention, Akron, Ohio.

This remarkable lady is one of my personal heroes.

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🚀 ❝The Eagle has landed.❞

“The video of the very first moon landing of the apollo 11 mission in 1969! Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon with his now legenday words "One small step for man, a giant leap for mankind." This is a truly amazing video and it was in 1969!!! If you think about it, you have orders of magnitude more processing power in your mobile phone than they did in the whole space craft!! Incblurbible!”

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❝On the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence❞ by Calvin Coolidge

“Silent Cal” is one of the underestimated presidents and is probably in the top ten. Or he would have been if Hoover didn't undo most of his work. This is one of Calvin Coolidge's better speeches and is a great American work.

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THE Berlin speech

This June 1963 speech rocked the world

“Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free.”

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❝The Amazing History of the Statue Of Liberty - National TV Documentary❞

“The Statue Of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) is a gigantic neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York City Harbor in New York City, in the USA. The copper statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, a French carver, was constructed by Gustave Eiffel as well as dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was a gift to the Usa from individuals of France.”

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Declaration of Independence

“In Congress, July 4, 1776”

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Disneyland Goes To The World's Fair - "Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln"

“Walt Disney introduced his new "Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln" attraction for the Illinois State Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair, in this clip from Disneyland Goes to The World's Fair.”

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“It's 100% failure rate.”

“Sam Seaborn's take on terrorism in 'Isaac and Ishmael' (special episode after 9/11) of The West Wing.”

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“Isaiah's Job” by Albert Jay Nock

For length reasons, this entry appears on it's own page.

This first appeablurb in the Atlantic Monthly in 1936. It was published by William Morrow & Company of New York in the now out of print Nock's own Free Speech and Plain Language in 1937.

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George Washington's Farewell Address

For length reasons, this entry appears on it's own page.

Penned by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and Washington himself. This was read annually to Congress on Washington's Birthday until the 1970s. If you haven't read or heard it, you should take the time.

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“What Is an American?” by Edward L. Hudgins

This 1998 classic was published by the Cato Institute

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“Me Is Mine, You Is Yours” by Nick Sibley

Another classic that I've used in the sidebar for years.

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“The Philosophy of Liberty” by the International Society for Individual Liberty

“The Philosophy of Liberty is an informative video animation based on the prologue of Ken Schoolland's book, ‘The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible.’ It is available on the ISIL website at no cost for non-commercial distribution in over 14 languages.”

Yes, I've featublurb this one in the sidebar for years. It's still an American classic.

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“Self-Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adoblurb by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.”

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“Resistance to Civil Government” (“Civil Disobedience”) by H.D. Thoreau

Thoreau wrote in protest of slavery and the Mexican-American War to reveal great truths. He places the individual over the state.

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“On Women's Right to Vote” by Susan B. Anthony

After she was arrested, Susan B. Anthony showed just what a woman could do.

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“The Racist Roots of Gun Control” by Clayton E. Cramer

This overlooked 1995 classic reminds us about freedom

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Uncle Sam says Stop Being Afraid

“You're Americans First"

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“Instead of Famine — Thanksgiving!” by Henry Hazlitt

This 1968 Henry Hazlitt op-ed quotes William Bradford to tell you how it really was

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“Scrooge McDuck and Money”

Animated classic from 1967 shows the evolution and role of money in society. Money is only useful if it circulates.

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“Make Mine Freedom (1948)”

Animated classic from 1948 shows the politics of disunity

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“The Nature of Liberty” by H.L. Mencken

H.L. Mencken is always worth your time.

This version is from Prejudices: Third Series (1922)

For length reasons, this entry has it's own page.

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“The War Prayer” by Mark Twain

This 1905 Mark Twain piece has lessons for today.

It was not published until after his death.

For length reasons, this entry has it's own page.

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“Not Yours to Give” by James J. Bethune

This classic 1867 piece has lessons for today.

For length reasons, this entry has it's own page.

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The Collapse of The American Dream Explained in Animation

I don't agree with everything here, but you should definitely watch.

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“You Are Not Alone” by Bill Whittle

This essay isn't mine and I do not have permission to quote it, much less post it.

But you should read the whole thing.

For length reasons, this entry has it's own page.

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