Tag Archives: Fourth of July

Fourth of July Musings: The Curse of Exceptionalism and the Perils of Patriotism

“…empire-building has always been the path of this vocally republican nation. Like racism and slavery, empire evolved rather than ended.”

Celebrating July 4th in the Trump Years: Make it Inter-Dependence Day to Challenge the Ideology of Right Wing Ultra-Nationalism 

The truth is, though, that much of what we love about America was created by ordinary citizens.

Rockets’ Red Glare and Bombs Bursting in Air by John LaForge

Every child killed or maimed by US-made weapons inevitably creates enemies among survivors.

Chris Hedges | Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Fourth of July

“They are doing to us on the inside what they are doing to us on the outside,” he said. “They are letting poor people die or killing them for profit. Things will get worse and worse until people can’t take it anymore. These corporations won’t stop. No one in the political class will make them stop. It is up to us.”

Celebrating July 4

William Rivers Pitt> To Be We the People Once Again

These are hard times, man. Hard times. Thursday, 04 July 2013 09:02  By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) Did you hear about Jeffrey Olson? The guy from San Diego who wrote things like “No thanks, big banks” and “Shame on Bank of America” in water-soluble chalk on the sidewalk? He was looking at […]

ACLU Liberty Watch> American Pie

The Preamble The Constitution and the Campaign Trail: A Weekly Update  www.ACLULibertyWatch.org July 3, 2012 AMERICAN PIE While President Obama is picnicking at Camp David and Mitt Romney is busy competing in his family Olympiad, ACLU Liberty Watch is hard at work defending the Constitution. We’re sorry to report thatA an apple pie was pulled […]