I asked scholars, podcasters, and passersby how they'd change the nation's founding charter. Here's what they told me.
4th of July
Plus: Inflation eats up Americans' savings, copyright officials want to protect your fireworks photos, and more...
America's Founders Raged Against Qualified Immunity, Trade Restrictions, and Anti-Immigrant Policies
Hey, we're still mad about those things today!
Firework seizures and buyback programs won't stop millions of Americans from setting off black-market bottle rockets tonight.
It officially adopted the political theory of the United States: securing the individual rights of We the People
That's not the case in countries with authoritarian rulers who want to believe that America is just like them.
Free Dumb Isn't Free
We're getting a military parade because Donald Trump wants one. The arguments for leaving our tanks at their bases are far more numerous, significant, and powerful.
Tariffs on tea have never caused any problems, right?
From fireworks task forces to local snitches.
The sage of Baltimore on impeachment, the press, and the people
Remember that the Declaration of Independence stands for inalienable rights.
The social media site has a difficult time telling the difference between white nationalist ravings and the writing of Thomas Jefferson.
What we should celebrate on Independence Day.
Complaining about the government never goes out of style.
Widespread demand, scofflawry, and loosening laws are making firecrackers, fountains, and bottle rockets easier to get.