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Toxic Patriotism

When did the flag become a sign of un-Americanism?

I shot this picture recently in Havana, Illinois, near the Illinois River. Photo by Michelle Teheux

On this Independence Day, let’s talk about this.

Admit it, you’ve noticed the same thing I have, which is that the biggest flag-wavers are very often actually un-American AF.

I used to enjoy the Fourth of July celebrations. Attending fireworks shows and…



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