july 4

Mayor Muriel Bowser said Trump's "Salute to America" expenses will further deplete a fund that was never repaid for costs of the president's inauguration.
The amount adds to the growing tab to taxpayers for Trump's July 4 military extravaganza.
The government won't allow the legendary balloon to be filled with helium and banned it from the Lincoln Memorial, where Trump will speak.
On this independence day, I wish for everyone, but mostly for myself - freedom.
"Patriotism is love for a country, not just pride in it."
To truly understand the meaning of America, ask someone who wasn't born here. In my case, that's easy.
In the midst of our festivities, we should find time to mourn the choices of our Founding Fathers that haunt us still.
In the middle of the terrace barbecue, I was thinking about Alice, Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson Airplane, and the White Rabbit, all marching to the tune of their own inner fife and drummers. All in the name of Independence.
There has to be a way we can do what needs doing, to shine a light on the problems and injustices in our country, while still publicly embracing a commitment to the whole country, the whole community.
But seriously, if there's a time to use the word Americana, it's got to be July 4th, right? So here are some genre-bending releases that fit the name.
On the U.S. West Coast, which is already battling wildfires, communities in Washington state and Oregon restricted or banned
In 1852, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered what could be considered the best July Fourth oration ever given. In
President Barack Obama honored military families for their service in his annual July Fourth address. "On this most American
Graduation came and MS S. was there in full Marine regalia, proud as hell. His son was graduating. He had lost some 40 pounds and was down so many sizes his father did not recognize him at first. He had become a soldier against all odds.
In 1938, Armistice Day was designated an annual holiday on Nov. 11 to commemorate the end of World War I and serve as a "national
Freedom is a gift, but freedom without responsibility enslaves us to our own whims and desires. Freedom without accountability destroys community, and freedom without purpose sends us into a swirling sea of self-absorption.
So will your bank be open on Independence Day? To help you quickly find out if your bank will be closed on July 4, GOBankingRates confirmed Fourth of July hours from 21 of the biggest financial institutions, including Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank.