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sadly Iran will not fall in line and is destined to be nuked as an example to any future rogues.
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
reply to post by HeavierThanLight
It's also much easier to turn a blind eye to your nation's behavior and crimes in the world.
These issues are popular because they happen to be true.
~Keeperedit on 12/31/2011 by tothetenthpower because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Flint2011
There are many of us who do not turn a blind eye to our government's negative actions and misdeeds. However, I am still able to voice my opinion and fight for what is right freely. Some may argue this because of laws being passed and yet here I am a US citizen, fully able to express myself. I as many also see the greatness that US citizens have done in this world and do everyday. Judge my country based on a skewed view that is biased if you like. You are free to do so.
I could bash other nations for there inequalities and lack of freedoms and poor records on human rights and liberties. But what would be the point? Every Nation's government is the same essentially. It's people however are not always the same.
This is the difference between folks like yourself and folks like me. We see the bad in things but we strive to see the good and make good where we can. Judge my government if you will but do not generalize my people. It is the greatest mistake anyone can ever make and I will fight to the last drop of my blood to defend the great people of my nation. Not because of my government but because I have pride in my Nation's people.
Many other Nations have that same pride. I have been to over 40 countries in my life span and I have yet to see any that rival the sincerity and kindness of the United States citizens by far.edit on 1-1-2012 by Flint2011 because: Typos and mispellings.
Originally posted by RSF77
What is wrong here? I don't think it is the OP. We are told all through our childhoods that "this is just the way it is", I am here to say: No, it's not "just the way it is", it is whatever we make it.edit on 1-1-2012 by RSF77 because: (no reason given)edit on 1-1-2012 by RSF77 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Unknown Soldier
"Military force is justified only in self-defense; Naked aggression is the province of dictators and rogue states. - Ron Paul"
"My country, right or wrong,"
"Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong!"