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Remember When It Was Considered Patriotic To Speak Out Against The Government ?

Hard to believe it existed, but there was a time when people who spoke out against the government weren’t considered racists, but patriotic citizens.

In fact, it wasn’t all that long ago:

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3 Responses to “Remember When It Was Considered Patriotic To Speak Out Against The Government ?”

  1. [...] weren’t considered racists, but patriotic citizens. In fact, it wasn’t all that long ago. – Doug Mataconis Questioner: [regarding obamacare] Where in the Constitution? Congressman Phil Hare: I don’t worry [...]

  2. Xerox says:

    “Remember When It Was Considered Patriotic To Speak Out Against The Government?”

    Funny, That’s What The Dixie Chicks Were Asking! Or Maybe It Was: Remember When You Could Speak Out Against the Government Without “Patriots” Threatening To Kill You And You Family?

  3. And, funny, I wasn’t one of the people criticizing The Dixie Chicks

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