Skip to comments.The Storming Of The U.S. Capitol Isn’t Patriotism
Posted on 01/08/2021 9:24:38 AM PST by Onthebrink
Four times I deployed into combat zones over my Army career. Twice more as a retired civilian have I ventured to Iraq and Afghanistan in an attempt to deepen my understanding of the sources of violence that undergirded those wars. Never in my wildest imagination did I believe I would live to see the day when the United States Capitol would be stormed by a wild mob, overpowering the police, disrupting both the House and Senate from performing a critical Constitutional duty.
This assault lays bare that it is time for some hard-core soul searching for both our political leaders as well as regular citizens. One of the most important topics to examine first should be to revisit what patriotism means.
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They did not do their Constitutional duty - they abdicated it.
Was the Boston Tea Party patriotic?
It’s as American as burning a Wendy’s or Caning Preston Brooks.
- Rush Limbaugh - 01-07-2021
To “storm” something, you have to be armed.
I am going to blow my $600.00 on a new phone.
“a critical Constitutional duty”
The Constitution? LOL
Yep, there has yet to be a real storming of the Capitol.
Any step taken against crimes against this country is Patriotism.
Exactly, and this is whT the PATRIOTS tried to prevent. Even giving their lives to try to save this nation from the obvious coup that was taking place with Pence blessings. It was the ONLY recourse left to try to save our republic, but apparently objectors feel it would have been more patriotic to just roll over and allow the steal to take p,ace owithout complai I g or trying to prevent it with the on.y means available, PEACEFU. PROTEST WITHIN ...OUR... BUILDING that good fo.,s fight and died to secure for our freedoms
Apparently, this guy hasn’t heard of the Puerto Rican attack on the House of Representatives in 1954 or the bombing of the Capitol building in 1971. To so many of these big mouth clowns, history started just a few years ago. It’s also interesting to note that Carter released the PR attackers in 1978 and 1979, and many of the Weather Underground who bombed the Capital ended up as Media-Dem Party flacks, with 0bama starting his political career under the tuteledge of Bill Ayers who bosted he was “guilty as Hell but free as a bird” and wished he had performed more bombings.
Storming the U.S. Capitol without rifles is called sightseeing.
I find it interesting that the politicians cry “riot” and “insurection” when UNARMED citizens overwhelm the police and gain entrance to the capital.
To those politicians who got their panties in a knot, I remind you that that was just a group of UNARMED citizens frustated that Congress is not doing their constitutional duties and taking away the rights of citizens.
Now imagine a scenario of ARMED citizens.
Politicians should fear the People, not the otherway round.
The hypocrisy is really getting personal now.
The right is full of quislings . The left doesn’t give a crap they will destroy weak.
I see you and this article have received a lot of criticism. Personally, I thank you for posting the article.
Right on Rush! Our country was founded by courageous men, and women, willing to do what was necessary to win freedom. The Brits thought they were traitors, as did a third of the colonialists.
Dan; thank you for your service.
What exactly did you learn in Afghanistan that makes you an expert on patriotism?
Did you have to pass a patriotism exam to get on the plane? Either way?
Let your words and reasoning convince us.
Wednesday was a glorious victory for the citizens of The United States. The political class failed to do their jobs and ran away like scared chickens!
Now, their apologists are out trying to cover for them.
Would you have run away?
“When we de-couple our patriotism and allegiance away from the Constitution and attach it to an individual or political party, we increase the danger that we unwittingly open a path through which an authoritarian may one day seize power.”
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