Patriotism Isn’t Love of Government

For two generations, fatherhood has been denigrated and demeaned by the elites. Spurred on by feminist radicals (of both sexes) and the welfare state, the family has been shredded.

Combat Shooter's HandbookAnd that is how they conquered us. — jtl, 419

Who Killed Patriotism?

Breathes there the man, with soul so dead,
Who never to himself hath said,
This is my own, my native land!
— Sir Walter Scott
Who do you love?
        — Bo Diddley

Reconnaissance Marine MCI 03.32f: Marine Corps InstituteWhat ever happened to patriotism?

Webster’s defines the term as “love for or devotion to one’s country.”

But before there were countries, there was patriotism. The term itself derives from ancient languages (Greek and Latin) and refers to the land of one’s fathers.

The Betrayed: On Warriors, Cowboys and Other MisfitsPatriotism is pre-political. It is essentially human – which noun, by the way, derives from the Latin humus – dirt, soil. “Dust thou art, and unto…

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