America’s birthday

Posted: July 3, 2014 at 3:37 a.m.

Birthdays are supposed to be times for celebration and gift-giving. But America’s birthday tomorrow is a time when the gift most needed is an urgent warning about the dangers of losing the things that have made this country America—and have long made “America” a ringing word of freedom, not only in this country but to people around the world.

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