To night I went to the most glorious fireworks display at Great Lakes Naval Station. The xanax kept me from having a panic attack because I genuinely believed that ISIS could launch an RPG into the crowd from some cabin cruiser off shore, where many gather in their boats to watch the show.
But at each surge of emotion, each patriotic song, crying when Toby Keith says "we'll put a boot in their ass" (he would, we could, we should) I thought "Why are people trying so hard to fuck up our Nation from inside and out?
And let me add, there were far fewer people there this year. Maybe fear, maybe apathy, maybe more haters. But there were plenty of people there that would stand up next to you and fight for our country's values. Of course I would. I have nothing to lose.
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