In just a few short days it will be July and of course with it comes more heat....more humidity....and our 231st birthday as a nation.
I wanted to share something I got out of July's issue of Men's Health magazine.....Enjoy and Happy 4th!!
THE AMERICAN WAY
How men view history, hot dogs, Lady Liberty, and fireworks!
Percentage of men who are proud to be an American
Percentage of men who admit to having felt ashamed or embarrassed by their country at least once.
Number of men who would like to live in another country
1 in 4
Runners-up: Australia, England, Italy
How the average guy ranks America's proudest moments:
1. Defeating the British in the Revolution 2. Conquering Hitler 3. Landing on the Moon.
Our most shamefull chapeter: Repression of Native Americans
Number of men who shoot off their own fireworks
1 in 2
Number who have been injured in the process
1 in 5
Number who attend a fireworks show on the 4th
4 in 5
America's most explosive Fourth of July shows
New York City-30,000 shells
Percentage of men who cant sing the whole nation anthem at a baseball game because they dont know all the words
Food and drink most guys say is most American
Hamburger and Coke
Hot dog and Budweiser
Percentage who say the French built Statue of Liberty is our most imspiring monument
Percentage who dont know what the American Motto "E pluribus unum" means
Out of Many, One
Type of historical american figure most guys would like to be
Favorite historical political figure
Number of states the average guy has visited
Order in which the average guy ranks the big three
1. God 2. Family 3. Country
ps the flag pic was made two years ago in Washington, D.C. at our National Fourth of July Parade. We helped carry the flag during the parade!!