Independence Day

China’s July 4 Message: America ‘Selfish,’ Racist

China’s government-run Global Times newspaper observed American Independence Day on Sunday by claiming Americans have nothing to celebrate, as their country has become “selfish,” failed on “the race issue,” and is currently “in its least confident stage.”

SAUGERTIES, NY - JULY 04: People participate in the annual Fourth of July parade on July 04, 2021 in Saugerties, New York. Across the nation, Americans are celebrating this weekend to mark Independence Day with parades, fireworks, barbecues and other celebrations. While pandemic restrictions have been lifted for many of …

Far-Left Nation on July 4: ‘Founders of Our Nation Were Colonizers,’ ‘American Exceptionalism Grounded in Racism’

An essay published in the Nation on Friday accuses Americans celebrating independence of failing to “reckon with the fact that the founders of our nation were colonizers,” with American “exceptionalism” and foreign policy being “grounded in racism,” adding that issues such as climate change and “racist policing” are the “greatest existential threats” while global terrorism and threats from China, Russia, and Iran, are merely “imagined threats.”

Fireworks explode over the National Mall as the US Capitol (R) and National Monument are seen on July 4, 2017, in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Listen: Toby Keith’s ‘Happy Birthday America’ Mourns ‘What’s Left’ of the Country That ‘Saved the World,’ Rips ‘Broken Down Cities by the Left’s Design’

Country music star Toby Keith’s new song, “Happy Birthday America” wonders if the nation’s best days are behind it. The Grammy-nominated crooner laments voting for “the lesser of two evils,” he calls out protesters burning the U.S. “flag in their city streets,” and he rebukes “all the broken-down cities,” destroyed “by the left’s design.”

INDIO, CA - APRIL 25: Musician Toby Keith performs during day 2 of Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival 2010 held at The Empire Polo Club on April 25, 2010 in Indio, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)