Tag Archives: Independence Day

Things That I Love About America: Rock and Soul Music of the 1950s and 1960s

During the Fourth of July I try to recount some of the things that I love about this country. One of the things that I love about this country is the rock and soul music of the 1950s and 1960s. … Continue reading

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Things That I Love About America: The Films of Frank Capra

During the Fourth of July I try to recount some of the things that I love about this country. One of the things that I love about this country are the great movies of populist filmmaker Frank Capra of the … Continue reading

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Things That I Love About America: The First Amendment

During the Fourth of July I try to recount some of the things that I love about this country. One of the things that I love is the First Amendment of our Constitution. The First Amendment guarantees the Freedom of … Continue reading

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Loving America in the Age of Trump

Every Fourth of July, I reflect on what I love about our country. This is more important than ever in the presidency of Donald Trump. With the increase in political polarization in this country, and with Trump making personal attacks … Continue reading

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Loving American in the 4th of July

Another 4th of July has come upon us and I reflect on this country that I have lived all my life. My parents came to this country from the Philippines 60 years ago and they both deeply love this country. … Continue reading

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A Cartoon for July 4, 2013

On this 4th of July, I reflect on the things about this country that I love. I do not think this country is perfect, but I love this country for the great history of reform that has expanded the reach … Continue reading

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John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the Fourth of July

On July 4, I’ve always reflected on this country that I call my home. The United States has made many mistakes in the course of its history, but it has also achieved a lot of great things that all Americans … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks On The 4th of July

The United States isn’t a perfect country, but it’s a good country, a country I love. What I most revere about the United States are the reformers and radicals who have fought to get this country to live up to … Continue reading

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