Day: July 4, 2005

A tattered, tarnished flag

(The following runs as a column today on our political web site, Capitol Hill Blue. It also runs here because, frankly, it was the only thing I felt like writing on this Independence Day.)

The American flag flies in front of our home on this Independence Day, just as it does the other 364 days a year.

Sadly, it does not fly as proudly as it once did because the America it represents does not stand as tall as it should.

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