Where At Least I Know I'm Free

So goes the song, anyway. You know the song (I won't link). It gets played everywhere on July 4th, so you've probably heard it recently. Lots of people like it; almost everyone knows it. Free. Freedom. We place a whole lot of cultural and political baggage on those terms here in the America. Heck, we even call ourselves "LAND of the Free." If that doesn't tell you we've got a lot invested in the...