Daily Archives: July 4, 2017

Perspective

The Nation Without a Country

“I wish I may never hear of the United States again!” screams the protagonist of Edward Hale’s syrupy allegory, ...
Perspective

The Metapolitics of America

The Fourth of July is the centerpiece of American nationalism and identity … even if few remember what ...
News

The Land of Milk and Honey

No one likes to be the object of criticism, Americans no more than any other people. And when ...
Culture

Was Independence Day A Mistake?

I have attended my fair share of Independence Day celebrations. Of course, the holiday is now simply referred ...
News

Independence Day For The Alt-Right

In the classic 1953 Western “Shane,” a scene takes place on July 4th where a homesteader and unreconstructed ...