Charles Petzold

Enough with the Explosions Already

July 4, 2006
Roscoe, NY

In these days when so many bombs are exploded — bombs ranging in size from those that can be strapped to a human body to those that are dropped from planes — why do people feel the need to mark this holiday by exploding even more bombs? Wouldn't a quiet day spent contemplating the abuses of power be more patriotic?