Sure, it feels patriotic to BBQ on our day off and light fireworks we hope won't start a brush fire, but it's little more than consumerism wrapped in the seasonal marketing of nationalism. But fear not! If you wanna put your patriotism to the test, we've got just the thing for you.
As the president of the National Park Foundation, I am acutely aware that as we celebrate this incredible milestone, we must also remember that the grand legacy of America's national parks and their future are dependent on vibrant and robust public-private partnerships.
What would this man, based on love and forgiveness, make of our political culture today? How would he respond to the intense battle between the Democrats and Republicans, who each seem to determined to portray the other as the devil himself?
In my opinion there are three things that make for a good party: signature drinks, great food and beautiful decorations! Add a few of these tips below to this weekend's gathering and you're guaranteed to have the party everyone can't stop talking about.
Super Bowl commercials are well-known for their controversial subjects and the chatter they spark post-game, but the conversations following Coca Cola's "America the Beautiful" ad were in a league of their own.
Eleven years later, it's as visceral as ever. The sound, the smell, the fear -- it'll never leave me. But what also won't is the overwhelming feeling of pride I had in my country following the attacks.
The 2012 Aquaphor New York City Triathlon is sponsoring a patriotic underwear run on July 6th. The annual event is one of the most popular underwear runs in the world and is advertised as "just 500 strangers running around in their underwear."
Did you know that the Hebrew word for turkey is "tar'negol hodu," literally, an "Indian Rooster." ... Using the other meaning of the word hodu--thanks, a turkey in Hebrew actually means a "rooster of thanks."
On a day where we should all celebrate our nation. there are members of society who find it difficult to imagine that it would be possible for self-styled liberals to find cause for celebration on the Fourth of July.