Many Americans have died enforcing American interests they didn’t support. That includes some who fought in the Revolution. It kinda sucks, it really does. But here is my take on it.
My mother has a saying: “I was born a Catholic, so I’m going to die a Catholic.” She doesn’t even believe in Catholicism’s basic doctrines. But it’s a matter of pride that keeps her from leaving the church and joining another. Foolish? Perhaps.
I was born an American, and I’m going to die an American. My country, may she always be right. But my country, right or wrong, she is still my country. Continue reading