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Geneva Conventions? We Don't Need No Stinking Geneva Conventions
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Christian Nationalists are vocal in their advocacy of America becoming a Christian state. This may lead some to conclude that Christianity is the only basis for their ideology, but this would be a mistake. Christian Nationalism is at least as nationalistic as it is Christian and this nationalism on behalf of America is important in their policies, attitudes, and values. Whereas patriotism may simply be a positive attitude towards one's country, nationalism tends to be much more extreme in that it sees the nation as exceptional, something to be placed above all else. This helps justify policies in which traditional standards of morality or justice are abandoned. When it comes to defending the nation, everything is permitted.

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October 3, 2009 at 8:50 pm
(1) DaveinLV says:

The way things are going, we will soon need no stinking U.S. Constitution either.

August 7, 2012 at 5:13 am
(2) P Smith says:

Remember, folks: If “they” don’t deserve the Geneva Conventions, then neither do Americans who are captured. Don’t complain when US citizens and soldiers are kidnapped, tortured and murdered if you think it’s okay for the US to do it.

Nations aren’t going to stand for American exceptionalism, and they don’t have to. The US is a nation, not the nation. These colours don’t run the world.

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