10 Fourth of July Reads

The long Fourth weekend means you need some reading material for poolside or beach. We got you covered, with our morning reads:

• What Does It Mean to Be a Patriot? (Behavioral Scientist)
• A man put his patriotic tie on eBay. Then he learned the buyer needed it for a citizenship ceremony. (Washington Post)
• Politics Is Changing; Why Aren’t the Pundits Who Cover It? (The Cut)
• Outrage Over NPR’s Declaration of Independence Tweets? (Snopes)
• Spies fear a consulting firm helped hobble U.S. intelligence: Insiders say a multimillion dollar McKinsey-fueled overhaul of the country’s intelligence community has left it less effective (Politico) see also Is McKinsey & Co. the Root of All Evil ? (TBP)
• A look at global generational growth: The average person on Earth is now 4.4 times richer than in 1950 (Axios)
• These rainbow flag-waving corporations donated millions to anti-gay members of Congress (Popular Information)
• The End Times of the Political Cartoon (Politico)
• Unraveling The Nazi Origins Of The American Space Program (Talking Points Memo)
• Grill Stars: This Summer’s Hottest Steaks Pro tips on how to put a perfect sear on the steaks butchers are loving now (Wall Street Journal) see also 17 Rules for Your Fourth of July Cookout (Wall Street Journal)

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America Experiences More Pain Than Other Countries

Source: Atlantic

 

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