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    Every time I read a post or thread about how America has changed, I go read some Will Rogers quotes to remind me that it really hasn't.

    "Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators." -- Will Rogers
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    Quote Originally Posted by True blue (and gold) View Post
    Most of the points are stretched into hyperbole.

    Here's an analog that hits close to home for me, as I spend a great deal of time, as you know, sitting at the scorers table during basketball season. Every team has their loud mouth fan that dogs the refs, the coaches and even the players all game long. Every now and then they have a valid, legit point, but it gets buried under all of the exagerations or out and out misrepresentations and no one really pays attention, except those in the like-minded "pack" that is with them.

    Here are some that I consider valid:
    1) Amount of money spent on criminal rehabilitation vs. victim rehabilitation.
    2) ...well, I think that's it.

    Additionally, I'm not really sure at what point in history the writer feels that we were last truly "the land of the free and the home of the brave."

    Which do you think are not hyperbole?
    I see some truth in a few besides the one you posted. The difference in views in disliking a black person vs white, the difference between killing an unborn child vs a mass murderer, rewriting books (as we've already discussed) to name a few.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swamprat View Post
    Every time I read a post or thread about how America has changed, I go read some Will Rogers quotes to remind me that it really hasn't.

    "Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators." -- Will Rogers

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