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July 4 2012

PHOTOS: Nation's Capital Celebrates July 4

AP | SARAH PARNASS | Posted 09.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — One word could describe visitors to the Capitol Fourth Concert Wednesday night: sweaty. Despite high temperatures and the threat o...

Mitt Romney's Perfect July 4th Speech

Chris Kelly | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics
Chris Kelly

A stump speech can talk about America and not sound like someone's mom wrote their class president campaign speech on their hand. It really can. Here's how beautiful it can be.

The New Shapes In The Sky This 4th

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home

You've likely seen Jim Souza's work before, and you may see it again today. The designer, whose family has worked with fireworks for five generations,...

It's Time to Re-Declare Independence - Politically, Economically and Spiritually

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

George III is gone. But there are other tyrants, and it's time to re-declare independence from them: cynical cheaters on Wall Street and the politicians who serve them; austerity advocates who would have the many pay the price for the greed of the few; and mind-numbing consumerism that keeps us economically and emotionally enslaved.

The Best 4th Of July Someeecards

Posted 07.03.2012 | Comedy

The good people over at Someecards know the best way to celebrate any holiday is with a laugh at that holiday's expense -- and the fourth of July is n...

Unusual Independence Day Events In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 07.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Fourth of July holiday in the nation's capital normally involves the traditional "A Capital Fourth" performance at the U.S. Capitol,...