Why do I celebrate it? Because I love to celebrate my day off and I'm going to enjoy any day that we can let off fireworks all day while the cops turn a blind eye and the neighborhood kids cheer on. I don't really celebrate the whole independence and all that. Although I love my limited freedoms in this country, I'm not religiously patriotic as if our government isn't crooked.
But no country is spotless. And like most traditions, the meaning gets watered down over the years. But celebrating independence is noble to a degree. So I don't hate on the zealous patriots. Everyone needs something to believe in.
All that being said, I don't believe the US is independent anymore. We still belong to Britain through bank debt. But they'd never tell us that. LOL. Taxation without representation continues in the shadows my nigga. And we can't do nothing about it without practically having to assassinate ever major world figure around the globe. Hahah.