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Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Independence Day

...Or, look what we've done to ourselves.

This country was founded 231 years ago on the premise of freedom. Something we seem to like to declare wars on other countries for, yet never fully realize for ourselves.

There will be picnics, there will be fireworks, and there will be the inevitable playing of that hateful Lee Greenwood song. Then some will go back to their homes and be complacent with the state of union. And I say, "Piss on it!"

This is a country founded on freedom but doesn't walk the talk. We still treat certain people as second-class citizens. We still tax the living shit out of people (oh, wait, isn't that why we started the whole war for independence??). We are still far from "free."

I'll just sum this up with a song that is more fitting of this day.

"I salute to you Commander and I sneeze
´Cause I have now an Allergy
To your policies it seems
Where have we gone wrong, America?
Mr. Lincoln we can´t seem
to find you anywhere out of the millions
From the deserts
To the mountains
Over prairies
To the shores
Is this just the Madness of King George
Yo George
Is this just the Madness of King George
Yo George
Well you have the whole Nation on all fours"

Thank You, Good Night

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At 7/05/2007 3:50 AM, Anonymous Confused Caffeinated Boy (aka Nate)'s whiny, bitch-ass comment is...

Amen.

Lee Greenwood should be burned alive.

 

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