4th of July

It was a radical idea. A government formed by the people, with their consent, and with a threat attached: Do what’s right by us, or we’ll tear you down and try again.

Here are a few more reasons, slightly less majestic, that the American spirit should be appreciated.

2 Responses to 4th of July

  1. Michael Silver July 4, 2009 at 10:08 pm #

    Is the threat really still there?

  2. weeklyrob July 4, 2009 at 10:42 pm #

    I think so, in a way. It’s never been tested since that day. We still have a legitimate representative government, and we still have a way to change the Constitution.

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