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Do we really need jingoism?

My grandfather never really liked the popular song “Sare Jahan Se Accha’. His view of nations and even individuals was that we should not put anyone down to make ourselves sound better. 491 more words

Reflections

War brings people together. War gets dissenters thrown in prison.

Hopefully this will be part of a trend towards a more critical approach to how World War I affected the United States: The Atlantic published “ 320 more words

Protest

UNFURLED FLAG: PATRIOTISM, JINGOISM, AND THE TIES THAT BIND US TO THE LAND

By Paul

Aside from picnics and fireworks, what the approach of the July 4th Independence Day holiday brings to mind more than anything is probably the notion of patriotism. 1,509 more words

Life

A War of Two Conservatisms

There is a civil war in the conservative movement – between those who support the ideals by which the founding fathers created this country – limited government, non-intervention in foreign policy, protecting our national borders, and those who promote ideals so different that they are sometimes indistinguishable from a progressive liberal. 411 more words

Libertarianism

Trivia with a side of jingoism

Yesterday evening my wife had gone to Ithaca to practice with her a capella trio so I decided to stop into a local tavern, Irish Kevins, for a beer and a bite of dinner. 371 more words

Broome County

Culture War Correspondence: Patriotism

GORDON: Friends, Romans, countrymen, this post is being written by the rocket’s red glare. Or whatever they have in Canada- not usually a nation I associate with explosives. 1,467 more words

America

TODAY IS KKKANADA DAY. FRIENDLY REMINDER: HATE KKKANADA EVERY DAY.

There is nothing to celebrate on kkkanada day. As settlers party and drink, and pollute the city with broken beer bottles and paper colonial flags, Indigenous mourn the loss of their land, their culture, their freedom and their spirit. 134 more words