Don’t let the whiners and their creeping weakness get to you. Our nation is just as awesome as ever.
Make noise and celebrate, for today we commemorate a most improbable event. A bunch of rednecks bumpkins told the most powerful Monarch in Europe to get off the damn lawn. Once they survived that little roll of the dice they created the freest nation on earth.
While you’re pondering that, go read the Declaration Of Independence (it’s short, it won’t kill you). Feel the tone of it. The folks who wrote it were not interested in consensus, appeasement, or avoiding conflict.