Howdy Patriots, welcome to the forty-ninth declaration of HACK. If you’ve made it this far, it takes a strong constitution to swallow the American Dream.
Patriotism Is Lame
Fuck Independence Day. Not the movie Independence Day. That movie’s pretty good, I’m watching it right now. I don’t even mean Fuck Independence Day as in I don’t care about history or the fact that the Declaration of Independence was a unique document formed around ideas that evolved us a species. I just mean–it was a long time ago. Where’s the holiday for the writing of the Tao Te Ching? Or let’s celebrate The Council of Trent when the grand ‘ol Catholic Church decided what books would stay in the Bible and which ones would go? Looking for something more American? How about we have a holiday celebrating the signing of the Patriot Act? We can celebrate the time we used our freedom to give our government the “right” to take away our own freedoms. READ MORE »