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Joe Henderson: There is more to being patriotic than wrapping yourself in the flag

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Kellyanne Conway, as she has a way of doing, said something Friday on “Good Morning America” that was over-the-top baloney to, well, everyone – including supporters of President Donald Trump. If they don’t realize that, they should. Asked about the escalating war between the president and the media, Conway defended her boss by saying, and I quote, “It doesn’t help the American people to have a president covered in this light. I’m sorry. It’s neither productive nor patriotic. The toxicity…

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New poll finds shrinking majority (slightly) who are ‘extremely proud’ to be American

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As the nation celebrates Independence Day, a new survey finds most U.S. citizens are extremely proud to be American – but not quite as much as they were 15 years ago. in a survey taken June 2-7, pollsters at Gallup discovered a slight majority, 54 percent, are “extremely proud.” However, that number is slightly lower than in the past, down from a peak of 70 percent between 2002 and 2004, a time when the country was reeling from the terrorist attacks of September,…

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