You should also love England, Canada, Australia, Djibouti, Haiti, Russia, Iraq, and every other nation except France!
Loving a country, especially your own, is light years away from 1) loving the government 2) thinking everything everyone in the country does is great 3) living in Ubertoleranceville where no one criticizes anyone.
Love the principles for which your country stands. Love other nations for the good in the people there, even if their government is an oppressive dictatorship. (I am of course, excluding the French.) Love the freakin' landscape if you just can't find anything else!
The world ain't that big, people, and there are more of us than MacDonald's has served in franchise history, so spread the love!
No, I am not a leftist. I'd probably be described as a conservative/libertarian mutt.
Originally posted by LexusIf you want to spend as much time as possible without thinking, go right ahead. Here's a few tips: The great metal beast in the sky serves crappy food. The sungod, so far, has done a great job of keeping it going, so I'd recommend worshipping him. And, of course, fire bad. (:
I have decided to withdraw my previous endorsement of the sun god, as he seems to be sleeping with the daughter of the Creator god and is holding down the rest of the pantheon.
Kansas-born and deeply ashamed The last living La Parka Marka
"They that can give up essential liberty to gain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
The debates aren't for the 35-40% on either side but for the 20-30% who are "independent" or who haven't made up their mind. Debates really aren't so much about concrete ideas anymore (if they ever were)