patriotism vs nationalism

patiotism is loving your country

nationalism is hating the other countries

– c de gaulle

https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/charles_de_gaulle_111702

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  1. U.S. President, who doesn’t know how umbrellas work,
    skips WWI event because it’s raining
    https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/11/10/1811814/-U-S-President-who-doesn-t-know-how-umbrellas-work-skips-solemn-WWI-event-in-France

    This is the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in The Great War on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month…Trump and Putin turned up late and the minute of silence at 11:11 was observed around 11:20…
    https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/11/10/1811934/-G-7-Redux-low-energy-Trump-further-isolates-the-US-by-fleeing-Paris-Peace-forum

    “As we sit here in the rain, thinking how uncomfortable we must be these minutes as our suits get wet, and our hair gets wet…it’s all the more fitting that we remember on that day in Dieppe the rain wasn’t rain, it was bullets,” – j. trudeau
    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/10/trump-cancels-ww1-memorial-at-us-cemetery-in-france-due-to-rain-sparking-twitterstorm.html

    “You only get one opportunity to honor the US Marines on the day before the 100th anniversary of Armistice day, at the site of one of most famous battles in Marine Corps history, and on the day of the US Marine Corps were founded. ”

    “Trump skipped a wreath laying ceremony at Aisne-Marne American cemetery in France to honor U.S. forces who suffered 9,700+ casualties including 1,811 Marines killed during the 1918 Battle of Belleau Wood, the largest U.S. battle since Appomattox.”

    “Donald Trump falsely accused NFL players who took a knee as being disrespectful to the military. Yet, he is a President who can’t be bothered to visit a US war cemetery because of bad weather. These brave fallen soldiers fought through flooded trenches to give him his freedom.”

    “Trump will use the U.S. military for a pre-election political stunt but sits in his hotel instead of honoring those who fought and died for America,”

    “Let us all note that on Veteran’s Day weekend 2018 our so-called Commander-in-Chief is hiding in a hotel room in Paris. No visits to War Memorials. No visits to a VA hospital. Nope. He’s in a luxury hotel room. In Paris. France. Watching TV. Because he doesn’t want to get wet.”

    “When Donald Trump talks about military service remember in 1968 he was a 22-year-old Univeristy Of Pennsylvania athlete who played football, tennis and golf. He avoided service after receiving a 1-Y medical deferment, which was due to “bone spurs in his heels.” Cadet Bone Spurs”

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