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From: JRose10700 <>
Subject: Re: OPEN LETTER TO DAVE Re: HISTORY
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 1998 10:12:31 EST
In a message dated 98-03-04 07:24:55 EST, you write:
<< We must all understand then how *particularly* great it is to be Canadian,
especially one of Scotch-Irish descent....
I do very much understand "patriotism," which is love of the fatherland which
is a feeling of belonging to the land in which we grows up and/or lives.
I have those strong ties - deep affection and pride -- for my native state of
Texas and my adopted state of Oklahoma.
So yes, I understand and am proud for you to be a Canadian. It is natural for
us to feel, and I know some Canadians may resent it but I don't mean it s a
put down, that Canada is just like another state in the Union, that is, one of
We are Americans, all.