It's America's birthday. Time to take a deep breath. Take a break from all the political bickering. Just celebrate and appreciate the fact that we live in a great country. You can get bent out of shape tomorrow about the health care ruling, same-sex marriage, the economy, and the upcoming ban on selling supersize sodas in New York City. Lighten up today, have a few beers, enjoy some great food, and watch some fireworks with friends and family. Just remember, the government can't force you to have a good time today. But if you don't, you will have to pay a penalty tax.
NEIL F. ANDERSON, RICHFIELD
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