It is becoming almost pointless to celebrate Independence Day. Why? Because it has always been a celebration of independence from an aggressive, overreaching government which taxed, regulated, and meddled to the point of oppression. What is the point of celebrating our continued independence from Great Britain, when we are now getting that exact same level of oppression from our own government? No liberal genuinely celebrates the 4th of July. Why would they celebrate freedom from big, tyrannical government, and liberation from taxation without representation, when they spend their whole lives working to bring about these very things?