This is one of those years when Costa Mesa’s Fourth of July happens to fall on a day that might best be described as commercially troubled. Tuesday is just not ideal for employees who could use a long weekend—the kind that is easy to arrange when Costa Mesa’s Fourth of July hits on a Friday, or Monday, or over the weekend (when it’s practically a done deal to include Monday in the celebrating).

Although those who make the rules aren’t unanimous, this year’s example is typical: few employers are enthusiastic about a Friday-through-Tuesday 4-day holiday. We can celebrate over the weekend, and generally follow the regular Independence Day custom to make Tuesday a day off—but Monday is a workday for most.

The news was bad enough that over the weekend Google answered the simple question, “Is Monday a federal holiday?” by pretending not to hear. It answered that rather straightforward question with, “United States stock markets will be closing early on Monday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. In recognition of the federal holiday, the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange will close at 1 p.m. ET on Monday and remain closed Tuesday.

There! That sure answered the question…or did it? Was the ‘recognition’ by the Stock Exchange (who made them the referees, anyway?) for a federal day off on Monday—or a nod to Tuesday? The answer could be unearthed elsewhere, the being a good example. They addressed the issue by revisiting the rules that create 3-day holidays, as when 7/4 falls on a weekend (they add Friday or Monday). But the silence regarding 4-day commemorations is a hint.

Still, although some would be happy for a long, long weekend, pegging Tuesday as THE day to celebrate our independence as a nation is not such a bad thing. It creates a pause in the workaday schedule to recall what the Fourth really celebrates—the dangerous act of declaring ourselves an equal among other nations in the world. After all, breaking away from the most powerful of them was big: an almost inconceivably courageous act!

On Tuesday, there’s a good reason to celebrate.

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