Consider this: The word “patriotism” has never been well-defined. Or perhaps it has never been defined well.
The dictionary says patriotism is “the quality of being patriotic.” Well, that’s about as helpful as a pet pig in a manure wallow. It continues, “Vigorous support for one’s country.” Continue reading
[This was originally posted one year ago next week. It seems timely again. I’ve made some changes and additions to reflect today’s reality, but it has held up pretty well.]
Sometimes I wonder what the hell people are thinking. I know; I know; I’m supposed to be nice, and I’m supposed to be politically correct and I’m supposed to be tolerant, but really? When people post pictures of a stone wall started in the 7th century BC and tout it as a solution to a 21st century immigration issue, I have to wonder what alien plague has taken over their brains. Continue reading