Tag: 4th of July

  • Mine Eyes Have Seen The Gaudy

    Mine Eyes Have Seen The Gaudy

    Whenever the Fourth of July rolls around, I start reminiscing about 1976.  It was, of course, the 200th anniversary of our nation’s sovereignty.  For the year leading up to it, our collective American consciousness was obsessed with all things Bicentennial. As the world’s leaders in conspicuous consumption, what better way for Americans to mark such […]