Patriotism - love it or leave it?

In a recent poll by Wall Street Journal it was found that the percentage of Americans that say patriotism is an important part of their lives has dropped from 70 percent to 38 percent. Religion also took a nose dive from 62 percent to 39 percent. Community involvement plummeted as an important part of life, from 47 percent to 27 percent, and having children went from 59 percent to 30 percent in importance.

Are these statistics surprising? Not really. I hear it all the time from people, that they are disillusioned and angry. Every generation seems to think that their “time” is the worst time. T...


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