It’s not truly about the fireworks, the parades, the food, or even the time with the family. What the Fourth of July still represents today is the very essence of our nation. Here is our annual look at the ongoing meaning of the Declaration of Independence.
Too easily today, Americans can forget the ideals for which our flag stands. Quite frankly, the stars and stripes do not wave quite so well or so boldly when flying at half-staff. Notwithstanding the gloom, though,, our flag can and does still stream gallantly.