Prominent Founding Fathers including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson had owned hundreds of enslaved people.
After state Rep. Mike Loychik said the founders never intended D.C. statehood, one tweeter noted that they didn't foresee the invention of the Dorito either.
Rep. Ron Hanks argued on the House floor that the Three-Fifths Compromise made at the nation's founding "was not impugning anybody’s humanity."
The Republican congressman wondered what the Founding Fathers would say about stay-at-home orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
A Kentucky congressman claimed the Founding Fathers would not agree with face masks and mandatory vaccinations.
Besides Independence Day, July 4th is also known for other major events in U.S. history, including the opening of West Point military academy.
The Liberty University president's comments about Donald Trump didn't go over too well on Twitter.
The founding fathers may have all been white men in wigs, but their descendants certainly aren't.
Contra today’s populist spirit, America’s architects delegated authority to the few who would step back from the popular passions of prejudice and narrow self-interest to “refine and enlarge the public views.”
There’s a selfish resistance to change, not only by folks benefiting from Trump’s victory.