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Evoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-17-08 10:41 PM
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10. The ONLY way I would do it would be if another country invaded mine, and harmed the citizenry.
Edited on Thu Jan-17-08 10:41 PM by Evoman
But then, I would be fighting (or dying) for my friends, family and neighbours, not the government.
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  -Would you lay down your life for your country? Husb2Sparkly  Jan-17-08 10:22 PM   #0 
  - I'd bail first.  rucky   Jan-17-08 10:23 PM   #1 
  - Depends on why I would be laying down my life for my Country.  William769   Jan-17-08 10:23 PM   #2 
  - not with this leadership  madokie   Jan-17-08 10:27 PM   #3 
  - Nope  Richard D   Jan-17-08 10:29 PM   #4 
  - Um........... no.  EOO   Jan-17-08 10:30 PM   #5 
  - I understand what you said, and I think if more actually read your post...  originalpckelly   Jan-17-08 10:31 PM   #6 
  - .  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-17-08 10:59 PM   #16 
  - Not this country.  liberalmuse   Jan-17-08 10:36 PM   #7 
  - Most people dont even know the Bill of Rights, the ignorant f**kers!  deadlikeme13   Jan-17-08 11:05 PM   #18 
     - Is that a question on the "no kid left behind" test?  JustABozoOnThisBus   Jan-18-08 10:10 AM   #29 
  - Not willingly.  nancyr   Jan-17-08 10:40 PM   #8 
  - No.  katsy   Jan-17-08 10:40 PM   #9 
  - The ONLY way I would do it would be if another country invaded mine, and harmed the citizenry.  Evoman   Jan-17-08 10:41 PM   #10 
  - I'll second that. Now way will I fight for the Bushco, Inc. boys  deadlikeme13   Jan-17-08 11:03 PM   #17 
  - Today? No.  flvegan   Jan-17-08 10:41 PM   #11 
  - For a country full of people who put more thought into selecting  Horse with no Name   Jan-17-08 10:43 PM   #12 
  - I'd devote my life to improving it, as difficult as the right wing has made that option...  KrazyKat   Jan-17-08 10:48 PM   #13 
  - In either case, if our people were under attack, yes.  gateley   Jan-17-08 10:51 PM   #14 
  - My "country" is an artificial construct. Needs further defining.  uppityperson   Jan-17-08 10:51 PM   #15 
  - yes  Two Americas   Jan-17-08 11:26 PM   #19 
  - For MY country, possibly.  Kucinich4America   Jan-17-08 11:26 PM   #20 
  - Husb2Sparkly> knowing what you now know, would you...?  Imagevision   Jan-17-08 11:43 PM   #21 
  - Obviously I've thought about this or I would not have asked the question ......  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-18-08 09:42 AM   #22 
  - No. And, I wouldn't kill for it either.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-18-08 09:57 AM   #23 
  - You mean, to save it **from** the Bushes?  mahatmakanejeeves   Jan-18-08 09:59 AM   #24 
  - Hell no. I believe in humanity, and that patriotism is a disease, a coercive tool  Echo In Light   Jan-18-08 10:04 AM   #25 
  - "Patriotism is the most foolish of passions, and the passion of fools." Schopenhauer  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-18-08 10:05 AM   #26 
  - Frankly?  Tyler Durden   Jan-18-08 10:08 AM   #27 
  - No. My husband would, but I wouldn't. I won't die to preserve a way of life  wienerdoggie   Jan-18-08 10:09 AM   #28 
  - I thought the idea was to make the *other* sumbitch lay down his life  Squatch   Jan-18-08 10:11 AM   #30 
  - Only if junior & his dick went first!  0007   Jan-18-08 10:13 AM   #31 
  - Not for lines on a map...  warren pease   Jan-18-08 10:17 AM   #32 
  - There are certainly conditions in which I would do that.  robcon   Jan-18-08 10:19 AM   #33 
  - moral depravity and hypocrisy  Two Americas   Jan-18-08 03:12 PM   #34 
  - Uh.. no..  RedCappedBandit   Jan-18-08 03:17 PM   #35 
  - For 'the country', maybe; for dubious political reasons...HELLS no!!  formerrepuke   Jan-18-08 03:22 PM   #36 
  - I remember when gracie slick said "I would rather my country die for me"  Winterblues   Jan-18-08 03:35 PM   #37 
  - NO ! I wouldn't know what I was fighting for with all the lies .  blues90   Jan-18-08 04:13 PM   #38 
  - Just a stray thought: civil rights workers/marchers did, workers' rights folks did.  Garbo 2004   Jan-18-08 06:23 PM   #39 
  - For my friends, my family, my beliefs? Sure. For a stranger? Maybe. For my country? Not a chance. nm  dicksteele   Jan-18-08 06:34 PM   #40 
  - yes...............nt  michreject   Jan-18-08 06:57 PM   #41 
  - Only if it was being invaded...  and-justice-for-all   Jan-19-08 04:20 AM   #42 
  - There are principles I would die for. Patriotism is not one of them.  spindoctor   Jan-19-08 05:16 AM   #43 
  - It would really depend on the circumstances  Marrah_G   Jan-19-08 06:55 AM   #44 
  - Not for Iraq or the oil companies or the whims of dictators...  kentuck   Jan-19-08 07:00 AM   #45 
  - No, I would not lay down my life for Bushworld, although  Vinca   Jan-19-08 07:04 AM   #46 
  - Depends what you mean by  Djinn   Jan-19-08 07:53 AM   #47 

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