No one I encounter on a daily basis wears a flag pin on his lapel, stands on a corner singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” all day or goes around town accusing other people of being non-patriots. Instead, these men and women seem to obey the laws of the land, pay their taxes, work hard to support their families, volunteer in their community, pledge their allegiance to the flag when appropriate and as far as anyone knows, they do not belong to terrorist groups. Personally, I consider them to be average American citizens.
Patriotism is not seen in actions of Americans
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