With America’s birthday coming up, it’s high time we celebrated what it means to be an American.
And what’s the best way to do this? By referencing pop culture! Here’s nine movie and TV clips that really embellish the American spirit.
Warning: Some NSFW language, but it’s OK because America.
What better way to celebrate your country than by defending yourself (and American principles) before a force trying to take you down?
Eastbound & Down
Kenny Powers has it right. There was a time where thinking America was simply the best at everything was expected, and its true name was patriotism.
Rowdy Roddy Piper isn’t playing games. And neither does America.
So you want to test America now? Not a wise move, friend.
No matter what our mission is we will succeed. Why, you ask? Because we’re on a mission from God.
A lot of other countries wind up wondering if America hates them. Probably not, but to be honest we don’t even bother ourselves with thinking about them.
And anyone who does want to step to America, well there’s only one lesson they need to know. America comin’, yo.
Parks & Rec
Ron Swanson, TV’s greatest patriot, knows exactly what this country needs.
And if you ever need something to celebrate, you can simply use America’s new national anthem.