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How to Celebrate the Fourth of July

SmilingDrunk Wrote: Jul 04, 2012 11:37 AM
No, I'm being completely honest. I just don't trust most flag wavers. To me, that is far too gratuitous and doesn't ring true. It seems forced much of the time, is all I'm saying. Would I be more patriotic if I loaded up on flags and "Freedom Isn't Free" t-shirts from Walmart? Better yet, is it possible that I can love America while also distrusting overt, nationalistic patriotism? I think so.

Celebrate the Declaration, and remember what it has meant to the United States and the rest of the world.


From Townhall Magazine's July feature, "How to Celebrate the Fourth of July," by Dr. Larry Arnn, president of Hillsdale College:

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Two hundred thirty-six years ago this Fourth of July, 56 men signed the document that created the American republic. They...