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Barack Obama’s Patriotism (and mine too)

Barack Obama has been accused of being un-patriotic, and therefore, anti-American, because he doesn’t like the American national anthem, doesn’t like saluting the American flag, and doesn’t like wearing American flag pins. Which definition of patriotism are we using here?

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Barack Obama's Patriotism (and mine too)

Barack Obama has been accused of being un-patriotic, and therefore, anti-American, because he doesn’t like the American national anthem, doesn’t like saluting the American flag, and doesn’t like wearing American flag pins. Which definition of patriotism are we using here?

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Posted in activism, bailout, ceremony, choice, christianity, civil war, conformity, conservative, democrat, discrimination, diversity, double standard, economy, education, employment, environment, fanaticism, fear mongering, freedom, future, harassment, hate mongering, history, hypocrisy, immigration, imperialism, independence, integration, islam, judaism, legality, liberal, liberation, lifestyle, patriotism, philosophy, politics, proletariat, propaganda, protest, public opinion, racism, reform, religion, republican, revolution, society, taxes, tradition, truth, Uncategorized, voting

Can You Tell The Difference?

I found this great graphic that raises a good point. Some things depend greatly upon your point of view, or rather, what your government and media tell you. For example, the way the American media shows us every time a

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And Justice For All? – A Driver’s Diatribe

Here is a little essay I wrote in March of 1997 regarding years of harassment I faced at the hands of suburban traffic cops while driving an ugly old car as a college-aged blue collar worker in a snobby county

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And Justice For All? – A Driver's Diatribe

Here is a little essay I wrote in March of 1997 regarding years of harassment I faced at the hands of suburban traffic cops while driving an ugly old car as a college-aged blue collar worker in a snobby county

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Posted in corruption, harassment, justice, law enforcement
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Mark Baland


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