If there’s one great thing about the US, it’s the way we chew up and regurgitate other cultures’ traditions.
And today is the day for one of the best imports of all. As you break out the BBQ and watermelon, don’t forget to say a silent thanks to all the rich contributions throughout the centuries to our American culture.
Mostly, be thankful for fireworks.
And if you happen to defeat a villainous barbarian in the middle, that’s even better.