Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Top 5 Ways America is Exceptional (VIDEO)

Abby Martin defends the notion of American Exceptionalism, highlighting the categories where the US truly is exceptional, from obesity to war making, but not in the areas that Americans should be proud of such as literacy and environmental protection.

American Exceptionalism is an excuse for  US Imperialism  

American exceptionalism

Obama's excuse to break the law internationally and at home.

American exceptionalism is the theory that the United States is "qualitatively different" from other states.

Many neoconservative and American conservative writers have promoted EXCEPTIONALISM as superiority.

To them, the United States is like the biblical shining "City upon a Hill", and exempt from historical forces that have affected other countries.

MORE:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_exceptionalism

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