patriotism


Random quote of the day:

“The Negro has been here in America since 1619….He is not going anywhere else; this country is his home…Let me appeal to the consciences of many silent, responsible citizens of the white community who know that a victory for democracy in Jackson will be a victory for democracy everywhere.”

—Medgar Evers, speech, WLBT radio, Jackson Mississippi, May 20, 1963
(Less than a month later, Medgar Evers was gunned down in his driveway by a white supremacist in front of his wife and children.)

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Random quote of the day:

“’My country right or wrong,’ is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, ‘My mother, drunk or sober.’”

—G. K. Chesterton, The Defendant

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Random quote of the day:

“There’s a saying that goes, ‘My country, right or wrong, is like saying my mother, drunk or sober.’”

—Daniyal Mueenuddin, interview, National Public Radio, November 25, 2009

 

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