patriotism

The Fourth holds none of the joy it has previously.

The Fourth Of July Is My Favorite Holiday, And I Want To Cancel It

The Fourth of July holds none of the joy it has previously. It’s not just the lousy president — it’s the fact that he was elected at all. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.3.18   |   SHARE
There is no way you can understand what a big deal being American is, because you’ve always had it.” Image: Thinkstock.

What Immigration Taught Me About The Fourth Of July

While I would like to think that I paused for a minute or two to think about what it means to be American, I was mostly focused on looking forward to Read...
Kelly Burch    |   07.4.16   |   SHARE
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'MURRCA!! Image: TheFlagShirt.com

24 Ways To Be SUPEREXTRA Patriotic This 4th Of July

“Make America Great Again” with Trump bumper stickers. All over your car. And your neighbor’s car. “America” means cis, hetero, white/orange men in Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.30.16   |   SHARE
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I'll pass on the Pledge, thanks.

I Don't Say The Pledge Of Allegiance And I Want My Kids To Stop

I’m not a fan of repeating things over and over so that they lose their meaning. "Pledge: a solemn promise or agreement." It is that extra level, the Read...
Eliana Osborn    |   05.5.16   |   SHARE
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