If Words Could Talk

Four myths about July Fourth


Did you know that July 4 is not a federally mandated holiday?
No, our government cannot declare a national holiday. It can only designate an official holiday for the District of Columbia and federal employees.
It’s up to the states to decide whether or not to adopt the same day as a holiday. Thankfully, there’s some sort of uniformity.
The U.S. Postal Service doesn’t deliver mail, the Federal Reserve System doesn’t count money, so the banks clo...

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