Posts Tagged ‘Exceptionalism’

American exceptionalism on full display

Why this country might want to lower its expectations. Source

Russia and Israeli Exceptionalism

After years of indiscriminate bombing of Syrian infrastructure by Israel, it was reported, in mid-May 2022 that Russia fired a “warning shot” S-300 missile “near” Israeli planes. These planes were attacking a military facility near Latakia and, as is generally the case, collateral damage, meaning dead civilians, are the norm. In fact, I just received […]

ACH SHOWCASE (1741) Jimmie Moglia – The Curious History Of American Exceptionalism

In today’s show originally broadcast on March 29 2022, Andy is joined by Jimmie Moglia, for a show entitled, “The Curious History Of American Exceptionalism.” We discussed: French President Francois Mitterand’s extraordinary statement regarding relations with America; the unresolved American Question; how The French Revolution abolished slavery and Napoleon re-instated it; the genesis of the […]

Far-Left Nation on July 4: ‘Founders of Our Nation Were Colonizers,’ ‘American Exceptionalism Grounded in Racism’

An essay published in the Nation on Friday accuses Americans celebrating independence of failing to “reckon with the fact that the founders of our nation were colonizers,” with American “exceptionalism” and foreign policy being “grounded in racism,” adding that issues such as climate change and “racist policing” are the “greatest existential threats” while global terrorism and […]

Blackwell–Beyond Election Integrity: American Exceptionalism in Crosshairs of Radical Left

Democrats’ Corrupt Politicians Act pending in the Senate is a frontal assault on our Constitution’s federalist recipe for freedom which has served our nation well for centuries, putting Congress in complete control of its own elections. The American people must oppose the Radical Left’s hostile takeover of our right to vote, and with it the […]

The idea of ‘exceptionalism’ is deeply ingrained in our national DNA: American author

“Overthrowing governments is one of our specialties,” Stephen Kinzer tells the Tehran Times.    Kinzer also criticizes U.S. exceptionalism.  “The idea of ‘exceptionalism’ is deeply ingrained in our national DNA,” Kinzer tells the Tehran Times.  “Last week gave us a glimpse, on a greatly reduced scale, of the havoc we have wreaked elsewhere.” Kinzer, a […]

Capitol riot provides shock to Netanyahu, Friedman… and American exceptionalism

The riot at the Capitol January 6 and the utter collapse of the Trump administration has of course embarrassed the United States around the world, and it is putting Israel supporters in an awkward position. They relied on Trump to deliver one gift after another to Israel. They are not sure quite how to pick […]

2020 Shatters the Myth of American Exceptionalism

In a non-pandemic year, a combination of vacation and personal commitments would take me to the state perhaps four or five times in a year. People here are solid, sensible, a bit stoical, emphatically decent — the Minnesota of myth. As it happens, this year I did don my mask for a daylong work trip […]

The World now sees that there’s No Exceptionalism or Grandeur in American Democracy but only Chaos & Injustice

    Even if Trump loses, the truth is that to many Americans Trumpism isn’t a pathology but a new normal which is a product of a massive social divide caused by dissatisfaction with the political system and life in general. The world watches with bated breath as the US Presidential election sits at a […]

Getting The Left To Embrace American Exceptionalism

Last year, Donald J. Trump triumphed over 15 Republican primary opponents and a Democratic candidate with an impressive résumé largely on the strength of a simple four-word message: Make America Great Again.” Since Trump’s victory nearly a year ago, the major American media has often reprised the Obama-Clinton messaging that America is already great as […]

Saudi Exceptionalism: Trump hates radical Islam, except when you can make money from it

Saudi Exceptionalism: Trump hates radical Islam, except when you can make money from it It’s hard to fully capture the irony — not to mention sheer repulsiveness — of Donald Trump’s decision to make Saudi Arabia the first stop on his inaugural foreign trip as US president. The decision marks yet another rapid rhetorical turnaround […]

Jake Sullivan seeks to rebrand ‘American exceptionalism’

Speaking at Columbia University’s Hillel on Thursday night, Jake Sullivan, the Clinton campaign’s last senior policy adviser, captivated the audience at the Kraft Center for Jewish Life, sharing his career perspectives on foreign policy, Israel, the Middle East and Hillary Clinton. Although he was still noticeably stung from the loss to Donald Trump (Sullivan was […]

Iran oil tankers to sail European waters soon

  TEHRAN, May 28 (Shana) – Iranian oil vessels are soon to enter international markets in European waters as talks between National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) and European firms are sewing up, a senior NITC official said. Speaking with Shana, Nasrollah Sardashti, commercial director of NITC, said the company’s talks with western companies are about […]

It’s National Vegetarian Week! 20 Celebs On Why They Gave Up Meat

You may not have heard, but National Vegetarian Week has arrived! Running from May 16 – 24th, this event aims to celebrate animals around the world and the people who choose to protect them, and to educate people about why this diet is so important. During this week vegetarians, vegans, and meat eaters alike are asked to talk […]

Russian jets bomb long column of mercenary-terrorists entering Syria from Turkey

Russian Warplanes Bomb Column of Terrorists Entering Syria from Turkey (FNA) ~ The Russian Air Force tracked and targeted a long column of terrorists crossing Turkish border to join their comrades in Northern and Northwestern battlefields in Syria. The terrorists, that were mainly Turkmen, were caught by the Russian Air Force’s reconnaissance planes attempting to enter […]

Cannabis Could Win Big in Today’s Canadian Election

New Democrat Leader Thomas Mulcair said he would move toward the full legalization of marijuana, but he is focusing on decriminalization first because it can happen immediately … “I am going to start by immediately doing something that I know I can and will do overnight, which is to make sure that nobody ever has […]

Violence instead of democracy: Putin slams ‘policies of exceptionalism and impunity’ in UN speech

From: The export of so-called ‘democratic’ revolutions has continued, but has unleashed poverty and violence instead of the triumph of democracy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said addressing the UN General Assembly. Attempts to push for changes in other countries based on ideological preferences have led to “tragic consequences and degradation […]

Putin Slams ‘Policies of Exceptionalism and Impunity’ in UN Speech

Attempts to push for changes in other countries based on ideological preferences have led to “tragic consequences and degradation rather than progress,” said Putin in his speech to world leaders and policy makers gathered at the UN General Assembly’s anniversary 70th session in New York on Monday. “We should all remember what our past has […]

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