Tag: Patriotism

The Spirit and Impact of the World Cup: National and Global Pride

Those of you who witnessed what went down at the World Cup between Germany and Brazil on Tuesday know that this is no regular occurrence; it is essentially unheard of for any team in the game of soccer to score more than the average two or three goals — needless to say, seven goals is nearly… Read More

Three Ways to Celebrate the Fourth

Dear Fellow Americans, Happy (nearly) Independence Day! Your correspondent is not exactly a patriot of patriots today, seeing as he’s trapped in a very American airport bar in Chicago by a very American mega-thunderstorm-apocalypse rolling up with appalling vengeance off the barren, worthless plains of the barren, worthless Midwest, reduced to downing very American lagers… Read More