The line between patriotism and nationalism
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When I was nine years old, the United States of America was celebrating its bicentennial. With it being so soon after the Vietnam War and Watergate, America was not really in the celebrating mood. Toss in the assassination of two Kennedys, and Martin Luther King Jr. in the previous decade, a shitty economy, the oil embargo, and you can see why a big nationwide bicentennial celebration was really just not in the cards, at least at the federal level. Hell, even the pride of landing men on the moon...

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