Wednesday, July 04, 2007

4th of July

Random Independence Day thoughts:

The historian in me wonders when Independence Day was declared in Western Pennsylvania, then on the edge of the world. It must have taken some time to get news from Philadelphia to the other end of the Commonwealth.

Wired news points out that not only is it the nation´s birthday, but it is also the anniversary of the passage of the Freedom of Information Act.

and I hate to be irreverent, but I am still quite amazed that Sacha Baron Cohen didn't get hurt when filiming this scene:

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