Something I find when talking to liberal or progressive minded people is that they cannot find the line of where governments role ends and individuals lives begin and vice-versa. When talking about government they take it as a personal attack on themselves even though you are clearly not talking about them directly.
Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
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