What it Means to be a True Patriot
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots ~ Barbara Ehrenreich
The only thing that is necessary for the triump of evil is for good men to do nothing ~ Edmund Burke
An eye for an eye makes the whole world go blind ~ Ghandi
Where there is unity there is always victory ~ Publilius Syrus
I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What I am opposed to is the cynical attempt by Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz and other armchair, weekend warriors in this administration to shove their own ideological agendas down our throats, irrespective of the costs in lives lost and in hardships borne.
What I am opposed to is the attempt by political hacks like Karl Rove to distract us from a rise in the uninsured, a rise in the poverty rate, a drop in the median income, to distract us from corporate scandals and a stock market that h