Saturday, May 23, 2009

America is...

John Updike wrote, “America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.”

Woodrow Wilson called America, “the only idealistic nation in the world.”

Israel Zangwill said, “America is God’s crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and reforming.”

Barack Obama observed, “America is an unlikely place – a country built on defiance of the odds; on a belief in the impossible.”

And, Hunter S. Thompson suggested, “America … just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.”

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