What happened? Where did we stumble? Everything started out so great. We had such a fine set of handsome, clear-eyed, idealistic Founding Fathers with faces perfect for carving on the sides of mountains. And now look at us!
Knee-deep in beer cans, candy wrappers, rusty hubcaps and broken dreams.
Now, I'm not one to wring my hands. But for anyone truly interested in just where the Great American Game Plan became untracked,there are a few glaring clues around. Take holidays. It's an anthropological fact that there isn't a clan, a tribe, or a nation around the globe worth its salt that doesn't have a fine, vibrant set of traditional national holidays...