Independence Day

On Tuesday, July 4th 2006, the United States of America celebrates its independence. Over 200 years ago, a new nation was born. It created itself out of colonialism and made its own destiny on the world stage.

Whether you look to the US as a model to copy or as something less desirable, it's impossible to deny the world changed when it was born. And whether you agree with the current government or its policies, the world was made a better place because of its birth. The US and the democrati