|Fellow Ohioan, I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July holiday with family and friends.
One of the things I enjoy doing during this time of year is reading through the Declaration of Independence. I encourage you to take a few minutes and read this revolutionary document yourself. Through the lens of history we can see things turned out pretty well for the Americans, but the time during which Jefferson penned those words was fraught with peril, and the 55 men who signed that document were sincerely pledging their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor for “The Cause.”
That cause began with a debate over the issue of taxation. And 237 years later we are still at odds over taxes, just now it is with our fellow Americans. [click to continue…]