I like to regard myself as an American patriot, but I think I can see the flaws of the nation as well as its virtues. One of its flaws can be a certain tackiness. A minor example: having cartoon chipmunks singing patriotic songs. However, before I become too embarrassed for the land of my birth, I am usually strongly reminded by a news story why I greatly appreciate living in this country.
Such a reminder occurred this week: Continue Reading