Well, it's a better year to be an American, with Obama and all. Bush certainly felt like an anvil strapped to my shoulders - I'm sure I'm not the only one.

Whatever the case, to my fellow Yankee Doodles: Enjoy the Fourth. I certainly will. I'm celebrating by going to a baseball game and doing a comedy show. I may even eat some roasted cuttlefish.

Here's a great American band doing a great song: