Why American Exceptionalism Is Different From Other Countries’ ‘Nationalisms’

With all the “hate” for America being spewed from the likes of Antifa, the so called ‘woke folks’ and many on the far left I often wonder what keeps them from just leaving; do they need help packing? 

America may have it’s issues but they care far fewer than most countries. If we could get past the past, the rhetoric of the socialists and the hype of the media maybe, just maybe we could see America for what it is, an exceptional (actually the greatest) country  to be blessed and privileged to live in.  – Mike

Why American Exceptionalism Is Different From Other Countries’ ‘Nationalisms’

Why American Exceptionalism Is Different From Other Countries’ ‘Nationalisms’

Kim Holmes @kimsmithholmes / 

Mobs are toppling statues of American heroes. America and America’s past are on trial. People are protesting and rioting over the very ideas of what America stands for.

The future of the country depends on what Americans do next.

It depends on how Americans answer some direct, but not so simple, questions: Who are we as Americans? What does it mean to be American?

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Rioters try forcing way into bakery, but owner and sons meet them at door with guns — and rioters take their hard day’s work elsewhere

Rioters in downtown Cleveland “systematically smashed out windows and looted stores, restaurants, and bars” on Saturday, WJW-TV reported. But family members who own and run Corbo’s Bakery weren’t about to let rioters have free rein upon the business they worked hard to build over the years. What are the details? The station said when rioters… Read more