diverse voices against war

found through stand down, war veterans gather to stop a new war:

What distinguished this meeting from a typical non-veteran peace gathering was addressed eloquently by Marine combat veteran Jaime Vazquez when he answered his own question: what is patriotism? �I love my country. And the love of country is expressed as a willingness to stand up to and to resist your government. Patriotism is not blindly following the men of war, but resisting them.� [article]

5 thoughts on “diverse voices against war

  1. I have had people tell me that my anti-war views and inability to just support our president blindly amounted to a lack of patriotism.

    Maybe I’m missing something, but isn’t the right to voice dissent one of the principals this country was founded on?

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