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Happy Fourth of July (and what the Declaration actually said)

E.J. Dionne explains it all.

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Happy Independence Day … have some Ray Charles, on me

In celebration of the nation’s birthday; the 234th anniversary of America’s declaration of independence from Britain, please enjoy my favorite rendition of “America the Beautiful,” by the late, great Ray Charles. Then, as now, the country was deeply divided. Nearly … Continue reading

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