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Americans Aren’t Better Than
Everyone Else, But Our Ideals Are

The Federalist, by D. C. McAllister

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/14/2014 5:49:56 AM

In 1983, when I was 16 years old, I lived in Germany—it was West Germany then—as an American foreign exchange student. It was a politically tense time. Germans turned a critical and often suspicious eye toward America while President Ronald Reagan negotiated nuclear-arms reduction with the Soviets. The United States had deployed medium-range nuclear missiles to Germany in the Cold War and many Germans wanted them removed. Reagan, however, wasn’t going to budge unless the Soviets agreed to reduce their armaments. It was a zero-zero arrangement, and the Soviets weren’t very cooperative. Many German youth took to the streets to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Truthfetish, 6/14/2014 7:15:41 AM     (No. 9885487)

Beautiful piece.

FTA:
"[America] is a good in and of itself because it is founded on the timeless principle of liberty given, not by man, but by Nature’s God, and when America is strong, all freedom-loving people in this world are better off."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grace1798, 6/15/2014 10:29:05 AM     (No. 9886784)

Freedom is better than government control. Ask those who came out of the Death Camps during WWII. I met many of them when I was a little girl...saw the numbers carved in their forearms with my own eyes and there were too many of them for me to not believe their stories of horror and what they went through. It´s not that Americans are or were better, it was that Freedom in America was at one time Better than what they had or have or will have. But we are (USA) headed down the road to that same horror.....it´s coming. No one is stopping it...sorry to say...these are the facts right now. And I have no hope or trust in the American voters to change any of it now that Obama is getting the illegals in USA in time for the vote...so they´ll vote to continue their slavery to the gov....thus continuing to keep the Nazis (liberal Socialists)in power.

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