Wednesday, July 20, 2011

What Is a Patriot?

"Someone who wants working-class American women and men to be killed in foreign military expeditions so he can feel good about being 'American' (whatever that may mean)," defines Clyde N. Wilson along with many other neo-American terms — Democracy’s Dictionary (With Apologies to Ambrose Bierce).

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Blogger love the girls said...

The water went under that bridge when patriotism was detached from the land and reattached to the proposition nation of the United States.

The term "working-class American . ." shows just how far we have drifted from concrete reality where working class is qualifying American because the cohesive homogeneity of the land from sea to sea is simply assumed in common parlance.

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