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Nationalism: Not all it’s Cracked up to Be or Is It?

Nationalism and Hate
It is interesting to me how often Obama made astute observations which directed him to the wrong conclusions. It's perhaps the hallmark of his presidency. As Reagan said about such people, he knows so much, that isn't so. Obama correctly observes the rise of nationalism, he correctly observes the resentment against immigration, he correctly observes the increased frustration with globalism. Ye...
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The wellspring of American patriotism is America

This is an interesting, and utterly misguiding article on American patriotism. It begins, "Patriotism is the organising passion of modern political life in the United States yet its vitality defies obvious explanation." Not really. I believe that the vitality is easily explained. It goes on, "The country has no national education system. There’s neither compulsory military nor civil service. No...
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