Editor’s note: Fourth of July 2016

Fourth of July 2016
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America the beautiful is the land we all call home right now, for better or for worse. With the 2016 presidential elections well underway, we’ve had a lot of time this year to reflect on what it means to be an American and what ideals we want to embody. Of course, Fourth of July is for celebrating the majesty of the rolling waves of grain with a sunrise shotgun of an ice cold Budweiser America (please drink responsibly, folks), but we’re also at a crossroads in our history. We must decide whether to keep our country free and expand liberties to those who have been denied them or follow a path of xenophobia and bigotry.
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