Happy Independence Day! Fortune Magazine put out this list of a hundred great things about America, and it seemed like an excellent way to celebrate. I’m sure we can all come up with a long list of things this country could be doing better, but this 100 item list barely begins to cover the things we do right. Read the intro to the list here.
We live in the land of it. It’s knocking. And all the other adages — all true.
2. The Interstate Highway System.
Road trip! Jack Kerouac, Hunter S. Thompson, Chevy Chase — and you.
3. The Sears Tower
Naming rights are well and good, but the Willis Tower is still Sears (SHLD) to us — and still the nation’s tallest building.
4. Wal-Mart employees in Joplin, Mo.
Store employees saved lives during the tornado. Now that’s service. Continue reading