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A Healthy German Nationalism

DaveAF Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 5:23 AM
If Germany can get over Nazism and Communism why can USA get over Slavery?
Charles SWVA Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 1:18 PM
Black tribes in Africa captured rival Black Tribesmen and sold them to Arab Muslim slavetraders who in turn sold them to English slave traders who in turn sold them to English Settlets in the USA. After the Revolution, Americans killed 600,000 of each other to end slavery started by Blacks, Arabs and Englishmen. The Americans are obviously the evil ones and should never be allowed to forget it.
Lars795 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 10:55 AM
Because the racists in the CBC, J.J., A.S., E.H., and so many others only hope to win arguments is by bringing up the race and slavery card.
On a recent visit to Shanghai, I stopped along the grand riverfront promenade that runs through the city's downtown and, from that single vantage point, counted 31 Chinese flags visible at various places. The Chinese love their national flag, a handsome red rectangle with one large gold star and four smaller ones.

They're not alone in patriotic enthusiasm, as Americans prove on the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Flag Day and every other day. Israelis are keen on displaying their banner. Mexicans, ditto. Even the modest Canadians are not averse to flying the Maple Leaf.

There is one country I've been, though, where...