American Exceptionalism

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    kwc57 BOHICA Obama

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    American Exceptionalism. Your thoughts? Discuss.

    American exceptionalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exceptionalism

    Gateway Pundit

    Sean Hannity: You said about Barack Obama that he is projecting weakness to America’s enemies. Expand on that.

    Dick Cheney: Well, I think most of us believe and most presidents believe and talk about the truly exceptional nature of America. Our history, where we come from, our belief in our Constitutional values and principles. Our advocacy for freedom and democracy and the fact that we’ve provided it for millions of people all over the globe and so unselfishly. There’s never been a nation like the United States of America in world history. And, yet when you have a president that goes around and bows to his host and proceeds to apologize profusely for the United States, I find that deeply disturbing. That says to me there’s a guy who doesn’t fully understand or share that view of American exceptionalism that I think most of us believe in.
     
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    Yeah we provide democracy around the world whether they want it or not.
    and if a million or so of them die in the process, well that is just the price of Americanized democracy.
     
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    "(Enter country here) exceptionalism" leads nations to disaster.

    Nice to see Cheney is a big advocate for it though. Considering that he was the intellectual force behind one of the worst administrations in American history.
     
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    Wow! Thats quite a mouthful coming from a man who advocated torture in the name of the USA, who demanded false intelligence to justify bringing his country into a war.

    Exceptionalism like that we can do without
     
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    The USA is exceptional. Just call me jingo Si modo - it rolls off the tongue nicely. I can think of no better country in the world and I have no problem with thinking that way. Sue me.
     
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    Yes, America is exceptional, but we are not refering to the pride we have in our nation, but the dangerous concept of using American military might to shape the world into our own image.


    AE foreign policies is the sign of political madness. That is all!!
     
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    All children think their dog is the biggest and can whip all the other ones.
     
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    My thoughts are that any Pointed Headed Academian can post their Masters Thesis in Wikipedia.

     
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    I think there's delicious irony when Dick (how appropriate) Cheney talks about the Constitution.

    That's like Hugo Chavez talking about the wonders of a free media.
     
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    I'm no believer in Newspeak definitions. I AM a believer in American exceptionalism. We are exceptional.
     
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