Let us not fool ourselves. Many of the wars we have fought have had nothing to
do with preserving freedom. Some wars are just dumb wars.
Was Dan going to let us in on which issues "really matter" or is this
just a little history with added blather?
Quote, "In this age, when patriotism seems to be out of fashion,"Yes, the good ol' days when brother killed brother for the right to
enslave. That was when patriotism was IN fashion?Well, everyone I
know is about to go out and celebrate. Too bad nobody is patriotic anymore...
So we're supposed to charge forward, but in Gettysburg it was the
Confederate side that did the charging not the Union side and they lost the
Oh the glory of war. This article was clearly written by someone who has never
seen or been in combat. Only the flag-waving politicians are the winners of
war. Signed - a combat veteran
true patriotism is really just a adherence to the Golden Rule.
@CHS 85You forgot about the corporations that politicians work for.
They are also winners of war. Honestly, I'm surprised that
Danny Boy would take this stance. I figured a good Republican like he would be
on the South's side. After all, the South was really fighting for
states' rights against the big bad federal government, weren't they?