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58-4ever
07-04-2010, 07:51 PM
http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2010/07/02/100-great-things-about-america-part-1/?hpt=C2


It's time for a breather, America. Fire up the grill, ice down the drinks, and pop open that patio umbrella. Health care, the oil spill, Afghanistan, China, Elena Kagan and financial reform will all be waiting on Tuesday, July 6th. We promise. What won't be, though, is the chance to lean back and remember why we care enough about our country to spar over these things and in the end, remain united.

"Freedom," Albert Camus pointed out, "is nothing else but a chance to be better." For 234 years, America has strived, fought, invented, pushed, pulled and dragged itself towards the better. Fortune was keen to enumerate our progress.

There's no claim to ranking or exclusivity here, so leave the nitpicking aside for another day, though feel free to add to our list in the comments section. Without further ado, and in almost no particular order, we present the Fortune 100 Great Things About America.

Rain Man
07-05-2010, 10:22 AM
101. Cheers, filmed before a live audience.
102. Playboy Magazine.
103. Clean roadsides.
104. Traffic rules.
105. My right to criticize both Obama and Bush.
106. Key lime pie.
107. The ability to walk into a public place and conveniently view attractive women of all races and nationalities.
108. Moon landing. Still the only country that's pulled it off.
109. Cargo pants.
110. English as the dominant world language.

Brock
07-05-2010, 10:49 AM
tl dr, did they mention silicon tits?