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View Poll Results: Can you be a patriotic American while hating half of Americans
1. Yes 35 58.33%
2. No 25 41.67%
Voters: 60. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-19-2011, 12:14 AM
 
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Is it the same lack of patriotism when atheists mean to 'reform' religious folks by "extirpating" religion from American (or any nations) culture?
Is it the same lack of patriotism when liberals mean to 'reform' ignorance by imposing NYC structure on rural town USA?
Is it the same lack of patriotism when blacks dedicate their lives to meting out retribution to whites via Nation of Islam?
The knife cuts both ways. Can one be patriotic if they are an antisemitic and call for a revolution against the "White devil"? I bet if I were to pose the poll in this manner the same people who responded angrily would have reacted much differently.
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Old 03-19-2011, 12:44 AM
 
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The knife cuts both ways. Can one be patriotic if they are an antisemitic and call for a revolution against the "White devil"? I bet if I were to pose the poll in this manner the same people who responded angrily would have reacted much differently.
Yep, they don't want to believe they've become what they claim to hate. Hideous and irresponsible is putting it mildly. Chasing after 'the other guy' is taken to a level of OCD with these folks and they persist in their oblivious state. I guess that's how they can justify in their minds how Texas is entitled to financially rape the entire 'left coast' or put sugar in the gas tank of the economy and still feel good about themselves blaming someone else for what they're guilty of committing.

There are too many days when I wonder if I'm one of the few remaining sincere Christians left in America. No exaggeration.
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Old 03-19-2011, 01:36 AM
 
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I notice that some people who wear the patriotic label on their sleeve are the same people who constantly whine about Blacks, Hispanics, Muslims, gays, Asians, and immigrants. If you add all these groups together you have half of the US population, probably more.

So can you be a patriotic American while you hate half of America??
As long as the half you hate are liberals.
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Old 03-19-2011, 01:40 AM
 
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As long as the half you hate are liberals.
Finally, someone who is honest. What a breath of fresh air.
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:10 AM
 
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As long as the half you hate are liberals.
And so long as 'we' hate liberals, if I'm living out my ultra conservative sharia law plan, I'm your new best American friend?
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:36 AM
 
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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I don't think that's a fair assessment. I consider myself patriotic, served 20+ years in the military, and do not whine about any of the aforementioned.

Patriotism is about loving your Country--end of story.
The OP is trying to label anyone on the right as racist. I'm the same as you; patriotic, served in the military (not 20 years though) and do not whine about the aforementioned.


Of course, if you speak up against racist groups like la raza (The Race), you are labeled a racist. Ironic isn't it?
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:43 AM
 
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So can you be a patriotic American while you hate half of America??
First, whine and hate are two different things. Second, I would need to know what issue you deem makes an
American a Patriot. If patriotic means war, then I wouldn't
hate them, I would just think they were idiotic
e.g. what we are doing with Libya now and Iraq/Afghanistan
I don't hate you for agreeing with these things, I want to
just slap you and say "snap out of it"
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:49 AM
 
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Yours is a bare-faced attempt to define conservatism as bigotry and it's a damned lie.
Well, the self-proclaimed "patriots" on CD hate about 1/2 of the US; they tell us to leave; they blame (enter name here) minority group or women for all of their problems.

I think it's a fair question, and the hatred comes from the R side of the house.
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:58 AM
 
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And so long as 'we' hate liberals, if I'm living out my ultra conservative sharia law plan, I'm your new best American friend?
Huh???
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:59 AM
 
Location: Louisiana
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Well, the self-proclaimed "patriots" on CD hate about 1/2 of the US; they tell us to leave; they blame (enter name here) minority group or women for all of their problems.

I think it's a fair question, and the hatred comes from the R side of the house.

You can extrapolate that from a few posts?
Wow, I wish I was that smart.
I don't hate minorities.
I don't hate liberals. (although I like em
better if they are not running things.)
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