"It must not be unpatriotic
to question a course of action. It must not be unpatriotic to
U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee
"Some flag waving is good,
a lot of flag waving is tolerable, incessant flag waving is crazy
and dangerous and easily manipulated by the war party to get people
bubbling at the mouth in fear and rage."
Nicholas Von Hoffman
"Blind patriotism has
been kept intact by rewriting history to provide people with moral
consolation and a psychological basis for denial."
William H. Boyer
"[Patriotism] in America
is as if we're playing musical chairs, and you shouldn't get caught
without a flag or you're out of the game."