LexiJargon demystified

Discussion in 'Politics' started by JBeukema, Jul 13, 2010.

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    Handy lexicon.

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    patriot
    A person who loves, supports, and defends one’s country.

    However, a patriot does not necessarily support their leader’s actions or a nation’s policies. For example, the colonists who rebelled against British control during the American Revolution also called themselves “patriots” when they declared the United States of America an independent nation on July 4, 1776.

    Because of this history, the term also has a uniquely American meaning which is embedded in the reverence for the principles established in the Declaration of Independence.


    well then, they were rebels!

    ~S~
     

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