HomeSpirit of AmericaIt almost makes me wish I wasn’t born an American… It almost makes me wish I wasn’t born an American… Jay Tea July 5, 2005 Spirit of America 4 Comments …so I could have done this. Rove=Bin Laden Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners Related Posts The End of an Era SOA Challenge – Day 2 Schedule Of Activities Spirit Of America Challenge – Day 5 Report Card About The Author Jay Tea 4 Comments BR July 5, 2005 That’s our Jay Tea – King of the Provocative Title 🙂 But you’re right, often naturalized citizens are strongly patriotic because it was a hard-earned, self-determined choice. jcrue July 5, 2005 There is nothing I hate more than the birth-right American who feels no need to support or defend this country. Jim July 5, 2005 As an American, there is a way to participate. My father’s Navy retirement ceremony was done onboard the Constitution. (after 20 years as a Navy officer). And on top of that, they gave him a flag that had been flown on her. (You wonder what they do with the flags aboard the USS Constitution, now you know). -S- July 6, 2005 I don’t know about anyone else but I sang aloud our national anthem in my kitchen while cooking supper on July 4th. Born here, as were my ancestors way back to the first decade of the sixteenth century — at least known to me.