Herbie Mann Comin' Home

Saturday, January 23, 2010

The American 'Roman'

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A prime conservative American virtue: self-reliance.

A prime conservative American arrogance: demanding self-reliance of the weak.

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2 comments:

  1. How very apropos, especially now, given the unemployment crisis in America and those who believe Haitians brought devastation on themselves. There is little empathy to be had on either issue from the Conservatives.

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  2. You're right bringing Haiti into this. Most miserable nation whose current horror staggers us. Katrina multifold?

    Cher, I'm not sure when we recognize 'neighbors'. When our instinct kicks in to 'fellow-feeling' from its rest position of indifference or its defensive position of xenophobia.

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