Right now, our country is in a terrible recession. We’re fighting two wars. 45 million Americans don’t have healthcare and our President and Congress are rushing to make a decision about it. Gays don’t have the right to marry. Michael Jackson’s death announcement nearly took down the Internet and overshadowed every news cast — until yesterday, when Sarah Palin announced she wasn’t running for re-election. And, it is construction season again.

And, still, in all of this craziness we call America, with all of the complaints, today, we can spend five minutes thinking about the fact that we are the greatest nation on earth.

Happy Fourth of July and God Bless the good old USA!