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I might have added, but didn’t, that the martyrs at the Alamo had died for the right to own slaves. They didn’t want to be a part of Mexico anymore because it was against the law in that country to own slaves of any kind.
I have always blamed the precipitous decline of the American Dream on Ronald Reagan and the Latter Day Neocons. But I just watched a promotional video and suddenly realize the problem isn’t the Neocons, it’s the demise of Sizzler.
Those are some tasty American values and I especially approve of the realistic smiling citizens who know where happiness can be found.
Each country thinks that it’s exceptional, and, truth be told, each country really is exceptional in its own special ways.
But there’s a difference between celebrating your own unique way of life and thinking that you can do whatever you want and force your way of life onto everyone else. And if we as Americans want to move forward both as a people and as members of the international community, we need to understand this fact and start basing our foreign policy around it.