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  • Scotland stays with the UK
    Scotland opts to stay with the United Kingdom
    Scotland has decided to stay in the United Kingdom, keeping a 307-year-old agreement intact. Voters turned out in droves to have a say on whether or not they should become an independent nation, or continue their partnership with England.The...
  •  'Better Together' supporters celebrate the result of the Scottish referendum
    Scotland rejects independence but will get more autonomy
    The BBC reported on Friday that Scottish voters rejected a referendum to create an independent Scotland, thus keeping the over three hundred year union with England intact. Public policy analysts on both sides of the Atlantic breathed a sigh of...
  • Scottish independence could cause serious blows to British economy and banks
    Scottish independence could cause serious blows to British economy and banks
    On Sept. 18, the nation of Scotland is voting for its independence from Great Britain 307 years after it was consolidated into the British empire after a financial crisis during the 18th century. And while the media blitzes for and against...
  • Scotland votes on independence
    Could Scotland become the world's newest independent nation?
    Many people tend to think of the world’s borders as constant, rarely changing except in extreme cases. This is not the case, even in the modern world. New countries are often born from others, sometimes in cases of war as in South Sudan,...
  • Temper tantrums come in all sizes
    Dealing effectively with temper tantrums
    We have all seen it happen – a child throwing a temper tantrum (or having a meltdown) in a public place. All too often it is easy to wonder why the parents don’t “discipline” the child.As unpleasant as they may be, not to...
  • Queen Elizabeth
    Affinity of people to nations: Scot free
    For the sake of humanity, the propensity of the world should be trending toward a global paradigm, meaning embracing a free-world model for modern governance in a pluralistic and free society. While diversity and differences are highly regarded...
  • Scotland's greatest unity/independence scam
    Scotland's greatest unity/independence scam
    I can understand Scotland's desire for independence, but it will not solve the problem of Scotland's greatest scam. Imagine a family that can legally take half of the agricultural land in Wales and Cornwall, takes any property that is left...
  • Kurdish Children Celebrate
    Clues Point to an Independent Kurdistan as the New Iraq
    In recent news Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Barzani has declared a referendum for the Kurdistan Regional Government would not be dissuaded. Iraq is experiencing turmoil at the hands of the terrorist group ISIL, and rumors of a partitioned Iraq...
  • C Cable Realty
    History and Connection Make Local Realtors Valuable
    “C” Cable Realty is a family-owned and operated business that has worked in Independence since 1974. Broker Tanna Cable Girod says that experience in the community over time gives her team an advantage when it comes to real estate....
  • Fireworks at the Albany Empire State Plaza
    Albany's Independence celebration off with a bang
    Thousands enjoyed another spectacular fireworks display by Alonzo Fireworks at the Albany Empire Plaza tonight with weather holding out at the event to commemorate our independence and freedoms. The event is the biggest display in the Capital...
  • American flag with guns and Constitution
    It's Independence Day: will you stand and fight?
    The drumbeats of his borrowed horse’s hooves echoed to the midnight skies. On April 18, 1775, he was informed by a Dr. Joseph Warren the British were coming to arrest John Hancock and Samuel Adams, and he raced to warn our forefathers of the...
  • Fourth of July celebration
    America celebrates Michigan's role in Independence Day
    Every Independence Day, free Americans turn proud hearts toward Michigan and remember how our state became a battleground in the Revolutionary War and has remained a force for freedom. Michigan history helps explain our current political diversity...
  • Fourth of July facts: how well do you know your Independence Day trivia?
    Fourth of July facts: how well do you know your Independence Day trivia?
    “When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws...
  • Manta's 2014 Q2 SMB Wellness Index
    Entrepreneurs celebrate Independence Day every day
    Today, July 4, many entrepreneurs will head to fireworks celebrations and barbecue with their families to celebrate Independence Day. Others will sneak in bits of work in between the festivities, but nearly three-quarters of them (72 percent)...
  • July 4
    Twitter users think United States 2014 years old on Independence Day
    Call it the result of America's failing education system. On Friday, Twitchy posted a number of tweets issued by people who honestly believe the United States is 2014 years old on Independence Day."Happy birthday, America!!! It's...