Across the country military fa…

Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism – no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families.

Evan Bayh


Patriotism is strong nationali…

Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted.

Michael Ignatieff


The life my grandparents had w…

The life my grandparents had was thoroughly American. They built a small ranch into a huge operation and fulfilled my great-grandparents' dreams. Theirs was… a simpler time of contentment and patriotism.

Dana Perino


The mobilisation which Bush ha…

The mobilisation which Bush has been able to perform since 11 September 2001 has to be fought – at least by Americans – in the name of a wise, honourable and democratic patriotism.

Todd Gitlin


My parents, Arthur and Olwen, …

My parents, Arthur and Olwen, were honest, working-class people who raised my brother Arthur, sister June, and me with the values of that era – patriotism, stoicism, honesty, concern for your neighbours, and judging a man by what he did rather than what he had.

David Jason


Patriotism is a love of countr…

Patriotism is a love of country. If you love your country, you should love your countrymen and women. It doesn't mean you always agree with them or even like them. It is understanding that we have interwoven destiny.

Cory Booker


Growing up in New York with ar…

Growing up in New York with artist parents – a very liberal environment, where we were always encouraged to challenge the status quo – I think for a long time I confused jingoism with patriotism. And that is a mistake.

Claire Danes