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Fourth of July Then and Now

When I was growing up in a small town in Illinois during the Eisenhower administration, Fourth of July was pure and simple: the children decorated our bikes and tricycles with red, white, and blue crepe paper to ride around the … Continued

What I Learned from Jefferson’s Mountain

A few weeks ago President Bush welcomed 72 new Americans as they took their oath of citizenship at Thomas Jefferson’s famous estate, Monticello, near Charlottesville, Virginia. 72 new citizens got a healthy taste of free speech as Bush was continually … Continued