And this quote at the heart of the matter â€“
â€œOther members of the Republican establishment suggested that Paul was "blaming America" for the 9/11 attacks. That's because they think that the federal government is America. Actually, the federal government and the country are composed of two separate and distinct groups of people -- those within the federal government and those within the private sector, a point reflected in the Bill of Rights, which expressly protects the country from the federal government.â€
Unfortunately, most can not discern between Nationalism and Patriotism; the former is confused as the later. The sycophant Nationalist blindly obeys flag draped plutocrats while the true Patriot fights against the wind to defend constitution and country.
And this â€˜Blame America Firstâ€™ is a brilliant, albeit insidious slogan. The patriot is stopped before he starts, in his duty to right a wrong. Reason must not be employed, even at the simplest levels lest it create the domino effect of a thousand falling curtains.
You would think â€˜our foreign policy as a contributing factor to blowbackâ€™ is a simple, logical fit â€“ to the government certified conspiracy theory of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. But no, that would in fact lead to more â€˜curtainsâ€™ falling. So â€˜They Hate Us for Our Freedomâ€™ becomes the mindless mantra; another insidious platitude to keep the American public staring eyes wide shut into the abyss.