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The truest patriotism

The truest patriotism is to treat everyone with the eternal values of freedom, equality, and justice, stated in American documents. All nations are temporary forms of government that exist for days, years, generations, or centuries, and then vanish away. However, … Continue reading

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Why “Off the RACE Track” is Patriotic

The Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag calls for “liberty and justice for all.” Off the RACE Track does too. The Declaration of Independence declares, “all men (people) are created equal.” So does Off the RACE Track. The National Anthem calls America … Continue reading

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From Independence Day to Dependence Day

Most people around the world know that the 4th of July is American Independence Day — when we relish the thought of being free from reliance on others.  However, perhaps we need to get beyond July 4th and acknowledge July … Continue reading

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Is Patriotism Ever Inappropriate?

When does patriotism become inappropriate?  If they thought about it, most people would agree that blind patriotism, unconditional allegiance to a nation, is not wise.  For example, most people would agree that enthusiastically supporting a country led by an evil … Continue reading

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Top Of The Pole — Nation’s Flag Or Christian Flag?

Many Christian organizations, institutions, and churches fly both a Christian flag and their nation’s flag.  Which flag should be at the top of the flag pole? As a young Boy Scout I was taught that the national flag should be … Continue reading

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