The American one of 1776, that is. Here, the clouds over the Chesapeake Bay are heavy but the water is calm. Cheers to this blog’s American readers. What is up next? That’s to be seen but there is one given: Donald Trump opened some doors that nobody can close.
You could say that I wrote the following two posts in the run-up to this occasion of United States Independence Day:
– My slightly off-center quasi-foreigner’s ode to the American people HERE.
– And HERE are the kinds of thoughts that people have about their political arrangements not long before they collectively remind themselves that they are free and brave.