Today we take the day off from punching hippies and boot-stomping on their faces – forever – to indulge in ostentatious displays of faux patriotism via going to the beach or out into our backyards where we barbeque and sear animal flesh to be consumed whilst swilling low calorie beer in an orgy of self-congratulation for being born in the Greatest Country in the World, even though the women in France are way hotter AND THEY SPEAK FRENCH which makes them even hotter.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday July 4, 2013 9:00 am|
Today a United States flag made of hemp will fly over the Capitol building, thanks to Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), a strong supporter of revising America’s prohibition against hemp.
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday July 2, 2013 8:00 pm|
The 4th of July is nigh, and I’ll be doing double duty with my family during the day (loooong drive) and then with friends (choreographed pyrotechnics in a secret location with fire extinguishers). I am happy that sometimes America works–like the acquittal of the San Diego chalker (despite the judge banning the mention of the First Amendment).
|By: Attaturk Wednesday July 4, 2012 1:30 am|
First of all, Happy Birthday United States. Second, Wednesday holidays stink. And now today’s 236th Anniversary jackass…
|By: orcatjf Monday July 4, 2011 12:30 pm|
I stopped flying the flag. Something had happened. The United States changed. In my naïve eyes it did. To me the American flag represented something the United States no longer was. The American flag was a flag without a country. I felt I could not tarnish that flag by flying it over the nation as it was at that time.
|By: Thomas P. Davis Saturday July 2, 2011 2:15 pm|
The United States of America has a responsibility to live up to its own legacy of ideals. Those ideals are equality, life, happiness, freedom and liberty for all Americans, by birth, naturalized, oppressed or by aspiration.