Or, if you're are reading this from some other country than the U.S.A., I hope that your July 4th was nice.
I love celebrating America's independence. I love learning and studying the history of how this country came to be. (American government was my favorite general ed at the University of Utah.) I love the men and women who sacrificed so much so that we could live in unprecedented freedom.
When Benjamin Franklin was asked what the Constitutional Congress had given the people, he responded with "A republic, if you can keep it." I sure hope we can.