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Cerridwen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-23-09 10:36 PM
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24. I disagree - based on much of the history I've read.
Let me explain, please.

You said: "There WAS a time in the past when Americans weren't parochial racist, jingoistic, arrogant fools..."

I would say:

"There WAS a time in the past when Americans weren't {comfortably, openly, and unashamedly} parochial racist, jingoistic, arrogant fools {and those who displayed such were ridiculed for their parochial, racist, jingoistic, arrogance, and willful ignorance}."

YMMV.
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