America-bashing not limited to other countries

May 1, 2006

Excuse me for possibly being a little thin-skinned, but sometimes all this America-bashing really annoys me. When I was a little boy, I was taught to stand every morning and recite the Pledge of Allegiance, to be thankful for all the opportunities this country had given to me and my family, and to understand my civic duties such as voting and helping to care for the less fortunate.