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Politics
7 hours ago7h

Posted by snytiger6
LINKHalf in new poll say Trump tried to stay in office through illegal means | The Hill
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General & Hellos
6 days ago6d

Posted by wordywalt
I have ideological differences with the men who appeared in today's January 8th hearings, ut it is more than evident that they are men of honor, courage, and patriotism. Their testimony makes it equally clear that Donald Trump is a rapidly ...
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All Things Asia
1 week ago1w

Posted by Boomtarat03
Hong Kong 🇭🇰 • United Nations removed Hong Kong from a list of colonies in 1972 after China made the demand, according to textbooks still being vetted by Education Bureau • The books also adopt government’s account of 2019 social ...
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All Things Asia
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Boomtarat03
Hey, I've been busy today 🥴 but it is alright 😆 anyway, sideways! 😁 Dragon boat Festival 🇭🇰 (holiday here, woooohoooo) 🥂🍷 • The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional Chinese holiday which occurs on the fifth day of the fifth ...
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Quotes
Apr 28Apr 28

Posted by zeuser
"If we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason and Dixon's but between patriotism and intelligence on the one side, and superstition, ambition and ignorance on the ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 21Apr 21

Posted by Flyingsaucesir
"Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." -- Samuel Johnson
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Quotes
Apr 3Apr 3

Posted by WilliamCharles
“When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent.” Isaac Asimov
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News & Links
Mar 2Mar 2

Posted by JackPedigo
Hitting Putin where it hurts the most – below his judo belt. ”Sally Jenkins, There is nothing trivial about wiping Vladimir Putin's musky perspiration's from the international sports stage. Sanctions against Putin in the sphere of games have a ...
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Politics
Feb 27Feb 27

Posted by Garban
POLLA recent post from our little community @Unity has spurred a question in my tiny but hungry mind. Given the divisions in the current political climate what do you consider to be the most important trait in a political leader? Commitment to political ...

Traits of leadership.

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General & Hellos
Feb 6Feb 6

Posted by FrayedBear
Journalist Rachel Marsden reports on American duplicity:
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News & Links
Jan 19Jan 19

Posted by puff
No bias in the headline lol
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Dec 29, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
MSNBC - Stacey Abrams: Voting Rights Isn't A Partisan Issue; It's About Patriotism
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Feline Fanatics
Dec 11, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Pretty little liar!
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Posts
Dec 2, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by OldMetalHead
French actress Catherine Deneuve in the 70's
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Posts
Nov 28, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by bobwjr
And they are trying to return to it
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Nov 27, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Marionville
JINGOISM. - Noun…extreme patriotism; the extreme belief that your country is always best; “the popular jingoism that appealed to the undereducated masses”. An attitude of belligerent nationalism, especially in the form of aggressive, ...
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Oct 30, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Lorajay
Grace slick is 82 today! She definitely made it past 34.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Oct 18, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by JonnaBononna
My grandson and 19 year old Olympic gold medal winner Athing Mu at his cross country meet this past weekend, which was held at her school. He was so stoked to meet her!! He nicknamed her "bae" while watching her in the Olympics lol. The boy lives to ...
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Just for Laughs
Sep 27, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by MichelleGar1
When I go grocery shopping by myself! Lol
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Philosophy & Meaning
Sep 3, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by powder
Follow the science, how many actually live that? Because if you do, you will support no blanket vaccination of children, only those who are medically identified as vulnerable. "The advisers said that, while there was a marginal benefit to ...
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General & Hellos
Aug 28, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by waitingforgodo
POLLI have two children. One is a girl who is full of grace because she was born on a Tuesday. What do you think is the probability that my other child is a girl?

What do you think?

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General & Hellos
Aug 15, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by St-Sinner
Members, look at it objectively, let not overly patriotism or jingoism drive your opinion. Many of you are probably veterans from these wars. But please see from history's eyes. The United States has lost these wars: 1. Korea (communism won in ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Aug 12, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by bobwjr
THROWBACK THURSDAY A Time Of Pandemic When Vaccination Scars Were Seen As A Sign Of Patriotic Social Responsibility And Worn As A Badge Of Honor What have we become? ThrowBackThursday TBT Pandemic Polio Ward IronLungs Patriotism ...
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Posts
Aug 8, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by bobwjr
To the xians who ask
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Aug 5, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by bobwjr
LINKJudge to Capitol riot defendant: 'Patriotism is loyalty to country, loyalty to the Constitution' - CNNPolitics
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General & Hellos
Aug 2, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by RussRAB
Religion began when the first scoundrel met the first fool. -- Voltaire Came across this quote looking for another reportedly from 18th century British political writer Samuel Johnson. Religion is the last refuge of a scoundrel. Johnson is also...
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Trump Pinata
Jul 18, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by BirdMan1
"...superstition, ambition, and ignorance...." President Ulysses S. Grant said, at a speech, on 9/29/1875 that he gave to the Army of the Tennessee, Union soldiers who had fought in Tennessee: "If we are to have another contest in the near future of...
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Politics
Jul 7, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by domos
When people claim science fiction is biased against modern social conservatism/the political right... Agree with them via the following quote: "When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent. The easiest way to solve a ...
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General & Hellos
Jul 7, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by DenoPenno
We have all heard a lot about flags in the last 4 years and I want to tell you about Independence Day flags in my area. We probably had 200 of them and they appeared to be full size flags as far as I can tell. On every street corner and less than a ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jul 3, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by bobwjr
LINKBorn on the Farce of July: The Lie of MAGA Patriotism
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News & Links
Jun 29, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by redbai
LINK‘STOP PLAYING WITH ME! PERIOD!’: Olympian Gwen Berry Turns Away from Flag After Qualifying for Summer Games, White Critics Berate Her for Showing a Lack of Patriotism
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Conservative Atheists
Jun 14, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by PBuck0145
Perhaps conservatives and Republicans in the U.S. do, in fact, have a monopoly on patriotism.
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General & Hellos
May 31, 2021May 2021

Posted by skado
"Memorial Day will be celebrated . . . by the usual betrayal of the dead, by the hypocritical patriotism of the politicians and contractors preparing for more wars, more graves to receive more flowers on future Memorial Days. The memory of the dead ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
May 13, 2021May 2021

Posted by HelenRoseBuck
If you see me inside a grocery store, this is what I’ll be doing
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News & Links
May 12, 2021May 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKSaddleback Church Counters Southern Baptists by Ordaining Three Women as Pastors | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Politics
May 12, 2021May 2021

Posted by wordywalt
As a student of both I have read about John C. Calhoun. Both appear to be or to have been aggressive, vicious, and malevolent demagogues devoid of both ethics and patriotism. Calhoun almost single-handedly led the charge of the south into the ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 20, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Philip21
CHAUVIN-ism is the belief in the superiority or dominance of one's own group or people, who are seen as strong, virtuous and supreme, while others are considered weak, unworthy or inferior. It can be described as a form of extreme patriotism and ...
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Posts
Apr 2, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by St-Sinner
What will you do for Easter?
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Music Fans
Apr 2, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by holdenc98
melanie , bobo's party
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Mar 9, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by Marionville
Supertramp. - Dreamer, 1975 live.
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Memes R Us
Mar 5, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by MichelleGar1
Texas! Ugh!
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Out Of The Illusion
Feb 28, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by William_Mary
Futile: Saudi’s Decade-Long Attempt to Bottle Up Yemeni Youth Revolution is Failing “Saudi Arabia has crushed our revolution, turned our lives into hell because our uprising was interpreted by the ruling family as a threat to ...
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Posts
Jan 31, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by jeshuey
I shudder to even think about it.
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General & Hellos
Jan 28, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by wordywalt
We need to make it clear to Republican politicians that they do have a constructive choice which they seem unwilling to consider today. Today they are afraid of their own reactionary, racist and violent base, and are know-towing to them -- just to ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 17, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Wisterious
Request: Recommendation for reading materials for atheism: Please list up to three (3) books or other materials, IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE, that you'd suggest to, for example, a young adult. Thanks!
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 10, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINK(Satire) Fauci Says Immunity from Trump Requires Two Doses of Impeachment | The New Yorker
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Music, Movies & Books
Jan 7, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by MikeInBatonRouge
"American Tune" Have been thinking about this song's lyrics a lot in recent days. With the recent Capitol insurrection spurred on by the President himself, now seems like a good time for Americans to really consider the lyrics. True love of country...
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Politics
Jan 7, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by anglophone
I would like to know how a bunch of brainless violent goons were able to invade Congress.
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Posts
Jan 7, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by LenHazell53
Apropos to the moment perhaps Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious. Oscar Wilde
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News & Links
Jan 3, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKGOP Rep. Gohmert Openly Calls For Violence In The Streets After Losing In Court - National Memo
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Instrumentals
Dec 21, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
Take Care of You
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Music Fans
Dec 18, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by MichelleGar1
Opeth- To Bid You Farewell
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Posts
Dec 17, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Hages
"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else." - Clarence Darrow
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Dec 15, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by UUNJ
Today’s workout was 3 hours of moving and stacking firewood. I’m set for the winter and will be sore for the next few days. The photo shows 2 cords of wood dumped in my driveway, and the empty driveway post-stacking
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Just for Laughs
Dec 15, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by OldMetalHead
Lean Protein
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Quotes
Dec 15, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Marionville
“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel”............Samuel Johnson. It’s universally accepted that Johnson did not mean patriotism was wrong, he himself was demonstrably an English patriot, but after listening to a political speech by ...
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FreeThinkers
Dec 11, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Marionville
Please welcome new member @Ishasony to the group. Feel free to post your thoughts.
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Dhiltong
Foghat - Nothing I Won't Do
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Music Fans
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by desertastronomer
Alison Krauss & John Waite Missing You
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Music Fans
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by p-nullifidian
This is for those who appreciate excellent prog metal, or just a group of four extremely skilled rockers. I saw Dream Theater twice in the 00's at the Orpheum and Berkeley and they blew us away each time.
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I WANT MY FUCKING WALL NOW!!!
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by TheGreatShadow
I'm probably going to delete this group next week because there is no traffic, and I don't want to waste agnostic's space on here. So if there is something you want to save from here I suggest doing so before Monday (Dec 14). Unless someone has a ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Dec 8, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Biden Picks Raytheon Board Member To Lead The US War Machine The mass media are reporting that the Biden camp has selected former general Lloyd J. Austin III to be the next secretary of defense, assuaging fears among antiwar activists that the ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Dec 6, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by William_Mary
How Israel deployed an intelligence deception to justify killing scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Israel’s Mossad has spent years on a propaganda campaign aimed at convincing the world Iran possessed a nuclear weapons program – and legitimizing ...
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Nov 30, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Marionville
To continue on my Scottish theme before today turns into tomorrow.....a great rock band from Glasgow - Primal Scream with Loaded.
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Health & Happiness
Nov 26, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by LiterateHiker
I expected to be stoned by villagers. Pre-Thanksgiving grocery shopping.
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News & Links
Nov 25, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKChristian Astrophysicist Has 5 Unconvincing Reasons She’s No Longer an Atheist | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Music Fans
Nov 23, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by holdenc98
BUCK CLAYON (from a big jam session, from the cbs vaults), march 1955 - broadway .........late swing jazz ........ it dont get no more masterpiecy than this. ruby braff, coleman hawkins, buddy tate, milt hinton among others. the listing is ...
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Posts
Nov 21, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by scurry
Trilobite 1. God 0
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Silly, Random & Fun
Nov 21, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKNew Rule: The Great Disappointment | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - YouTube
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Nov 20, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by davers
Obstreperous adjective noisy, clamorous, or boisterous.
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Memes R Us
Nov 17, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by OldMetalHead
Ladies, too many intelligent guys hitting on you all the time? Do we have the perfect sweatshirt for you!
6 comments
Music Fans
Nov 15, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Marionville
Good morning ...it’s a very wet Sunday here, a bit miserable to be honest. Anyway it’s an excuse to just listen to some music ....so here is one from a few years ago that I really like - Labrinth feat. Emeli Sande’ - Beneath Your ...
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This Day In History
Nov 14, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by altschmerz
November 14, 1851 Herman Melville's novel Moby Dick is published in New York. Book covers from the collection of Bill Pettit from the New York Times 1. 1930 Random House 2. 1969 Collier 3. 1970 German language 4. 1976 Norton & ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Oct 18, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Patriotic Dissent Patriotism and Nationalism Danny Sjursen on the World According to Jesse show talks about the US still bombing Yemen Jump to the 14:00 mark. Speaking of the troops watching their children deployed to the same ...
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Quotes
Sep 21, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Hages
"Every robber or oppressor in history has wrapped himself in a cloak of patriotism or religion, or both" - Eugene V. Debs
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Sep 20, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Theresa_N
Patriotism and the american left:
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Out Of The Illusion
Sep 12, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Freedom Rider: Losers, Suckers and War Democrats are up in arms over Trump’s latest mouth-burst, but the truth is that both corporate parties have made the people suckers for endless, “bipartisan” wars. {The carnage ...
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Quotes
Sep 6, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by WilliamCharles
Jebus H. Christ. Got a 3-day ban from Zuckbook for posting this Herman Goering quote. His AI bots have gone insane. “Of course the people don’t want war. But after all, it’s the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it’s ...
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Biden Piñata
Aug 17, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by TomMcGiverin
Anybody else trying to force themselves to watch the propaganda show of the Dem convention? I almost wanted to puke from the get-go with their opening video which was crass identity politics and shlocky patriotism which would almost make Repubs blush...
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Liberal/Progressive Party
Jul 25, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by LuvLayne
Ted Yoho Says Jesus and Patriotism Made Him Call Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 'F—ing B—tch'
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Trump Pinata
Jul 21, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by MikeInBatonRouge
America's Best Christian(trademark) once again nails conservative hypocrites to the wall, this time calling out tRump's flag-waving base on their false claims of owning patriotism. You go girl!
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Health & Happiness
Jul 12, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
If your job makes you unhappy, I understand.
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Trumpanzees & Morons
May 25, 2020May 2020

Posted by JayOleck38
Patriotism today.
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General & Hellos
May 23, 2020May 2020

Posted by HerbertNewsam
More on memorial day.... This from military.com.. They got it right, if we do not honor the whole is does not much good to honor a part of it. "How to Honor Memorial Day Memorial Day is about remembering and honoring every single man and woman who ...
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Quotes
May 22, 2020May 2020

Posted by Marionville
“I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred towards anyone”...........Edith Cavell.
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News & Links
May 19, 2020May 2020

Posted by Observer-Effect
So, Trump plays up patriotism as a huge angle with his base - but . . . The Trump administration is ending deployments for more than 40,000 National Guard members currently helping states with Covid-19 test and trace programs - and doing, very ...
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Quotes
May 12, 2020May 2020

Posted by Marionville
“Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched............Guy de Maupassant .
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 28, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by PBuck0145
At one time both patriotism and freedom of expression were considered to be universal values. Now they are deemed "right wing". This confuses me also.https:
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News & Links
Apr 18, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKHow World War II Almost Broke American Politics - POLITICO Magazine
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News & Links
Apr 6, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by PBuck0145
Unexpected patriotismhttps://nypost.com/2020/04/04/media-mystified-a s-us-rallies-behind-trump-amid-coronavirus-crisis/?fbclid=IwAR0QK FI-II6COaQWui37VN227N7_vJp4pYXrbadvUh7udvnIF-G1TeHOZkE
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UK Atheists & Agnostics
Apr 1, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Petter
I haven't heard a peep out of Boris for a couple of days now. Do you think he's really poorly with this virus?
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Memes R Us
Mar 19, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
Today's PRE-cheese .... 🧀🧀🧀🧀
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Memes R Us
Mar 10, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Lizard_of_Ahaz
Because patriotism...
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Quotes
Feb 27, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by Marionville
“The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny”............David Hume.
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Music Fans
Feb 23, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Congress of Wonders/Sons of Champlin
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Trump Pinata
Feb 13, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Betrayal of Patriotism!!!!!!
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Quotes
Feb 2, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by Hages
"The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny." - David Hume
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Memes R Us
Jan 29, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Oscar_C
Does anyone know how many other countries cite God to invoke patriotism in the pledges, anthems, etc.?
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Politics
Jan 22, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by wordywalt
It amazing that all of the authoritarian political leaders around the world are behaving in the same manner when they are inevitably caught in their pilfering and misuse of power. They all proclaim that they are facing witch hunts and that they are ...
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