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Revolting

Today, Americans celebrate a massive act of treason against the British Government. The Declaration of Independence wasn’t the first act of treason. The colonists were previously accused of being traitors after the Boston Tea Party and similar activities that took … Continue reading

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Pondering Freedom On Independence Day

I’m feeling groggy after having my sleep interrupted by two weeks of people shooting off fire crackers and fireworks. While trying to drop off to sleep yesterday, the resentment built up over the few people who felt free to disturb … Continue reading

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USA’s Name

Jorge laughed as he presented me with a thick coin on my birthday a couple of weeks ago. “Now you have something to spend when you decide to go to Mexico. It might be enough to buy you a secondhand birthday … Continue reading

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4th Of July!

Today is the time many of us Americans indulge in nationalistic fervor and patriotism to salute the founding of the United States of America.  It’s a time of parades, speechifying, displaying the red, white, and blue flag. We often attend … Continue reading

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