Statements about Patriotism
Says Americans "invented ‘Pong,’ ‘Space Invaders’ and the iPhone."
"Q: What do these ‘Patriotic' Americans have in common? A: They are all Draft Dodgers."
Says he "has repeatedly praised Chuck Hagel’s character, patriotism, bravery, and personal service defending our nation."
Says "Tammy Baldwin had the opportunity to vote to honor the victims of 9/11 and she voted against it."
Says Sherrod Brown’s campaign attacked Josh Mandel’s military service
On new dollar coins, "'In God We Trust' is gone!"
"Fireworks have never been safer, and their use continues to increase each year."
Says "a lip-reading instructor at the River School, a Washington, D.C., school for the deaf" has determined that during 9/11 ceremonies, Michelle Obama said, "All this for a damn flag."
Says President Barack Obama "is a socialist."
Says Florida U.S. Reps. Corrine Brown, Alcee Hastings and Frederica Wilson are Socialists.
Says Allen West violated federal law by scuba diving with U.S. flag.
A New York imam wants to "have a mosque at Ground Zero.''
"He (Kirk) did violate Pentagon rules, twice actually, for improperly mingling politics with his military service."
Several times, Obama "has apologized for what he deems to be American arrogance, dismissiveness, and derision; for dictating solutions, for acting unilaterally ... ."
On the new dollar coins, "'In God We Trust' is gone!"
"The Obama Administration wants to have soldiers and officers pledge a loyalty oath directly to the office of the President, and no longer to the Constitution."
Says Obama wants to redesign the American flag "to better offer our enemies hope and love."
"(Bill) Ayers and Obama ran a radical education foundation together."
Says Obama replaced the American flag on the tail of his plane with his campaign logo.
McCain tells of a fellow Vietnam POW who was beaten for fashioning an American flag that became an inspirational symbol to fellow POWs.
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