Whatever it is that the government does sensible Americans would prefer that the government does it to somebody else. This is the idea behind foreign policy.
Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine though I have not quarrelled with him?
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues of those who are...