Tag Archives: July 4th

Checks and Balances

Over the past several weeks, most Americans were appalled and frustrated as we watched our government struggle to avert a financial crisis of its own making.  In my view, however, Americans should be heartened by recent events. What we witnessed was our government operating exactly … Continue reading

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July 4th Barbeque Recipes

Another great July 4th Barbeque. Here are some of the highlights for your next summer party. Texas Beef Brisket Grilled Jerk Chicken For jerk marinade: 3 scallions, chopped 4 large garlic cloves, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 4 to 5 … Continue reading

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July 4th Playlist

As you get ready for your July 4th festivities, you might want to put together a special Independence Day soundtrack. Here’s mine: All-American Girl, Carrie Underwood America, Chita Rivera (West Side Story) America, Simon & Garfunkel American Baby, Dave Matthews … Continue reading

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