Anti-American Budget Cuts

Anti-American Budget Cuts

Families across the country recently celebrated the Fourth of July like they always do: with annual beach trips, barbecues, baseball games, and fireworks. But one of my favorite local traditions was canceled, courtesy of Congress. Every year on the Fourth, without...
The Tea Party Shtick

The Tea Party Shtick

Not too long ago, Americans only dressed up in George Washington wigs and tri-corner hats on the Fourth of July. But then the tea party came along. Colonial garb started turning up at rallies all year around. In quick order, the legacy of 1776 started...
My Favorite Fourth of July Speech

My Favorite Fourth of July Speech

I like the Fourth of July. Almost everyone does. Friends and neighbors gathered in parks and back yards throughout the nation, sharing food and drink and happy thoughts in a festive atmosphere. What’s not to like? Well the patriotic claptrap, of course. That I...