Here are a bunch of quotes that I like or made me think.
"Citizenship without emotional attachment is the civic equivalent of a one-night stand." ~Stanley Renshon
But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security. ~US Declaration of Independence
“For in the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.” – Baba Dioum
"After Bush ends up selling off our country to Presidents Fox and Hu, there'll be nothing left of America than the 13 colonies we started with." ~viewer comment on Lou Dobbs tonight