Independence Day is either a reminder that President Bush abuses his power or a day to praise U.S. troops, according to bloggers on the left and right. Conservatives lost a hero today with the death of former Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), bloggers declare, while Barack ObamaBarack ObamaTrump says he has consulted with Obama on Cabinet picks Obama marks Pearl Harbor anniversary with focus on 'unimaginable' alliance with Japan Markos Moulitsas: Kill the filibuster MORE's online response to critics of the House