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Came across this Gem, and wanted to share it:
What’s Great About America By Dinesh D’Souza, 02.23.2006
Please go and read the whole thing :]

Here are a series of notes I put up on twitter re  #AmericanGreatness , many of which I borrowed from this fine article:
Please add your own! (unless you want to trash my country, in which case, you can just leave, now)

Americans need to face the truth about themselves, no matter how pleasant it is.” ~Jeane Kirkpatrick @ 07.16.12

The freedom to be the architect of your own destiny is the force behind America’s worldwide appeal.” ~Dinesh D’Souza @ 07.16.12

More than 80 percent of American millionaires are self-made. ~The Millionaire Next Door @ 07.16.12

The free society does not guarantee virtue any more than it guarantees happiness. But it allows for the pursuit of both.” ~Dinesh D’Souza @ 07.16.12

No civilization once dependent on slavery has ever been able to eradicate it, except the Western.” ~J. M. Roberts @ 07.16.12

Charitable giving by Americans in 2010 was $290 Billion ~IUPUI (doesn’t include charity by taxation or private works) @ 07.16.12

Where there is 1 religion, you have tyranny; two, civil conflict; but where they are many, you have freedom.” ~Voltaire @ 07.16.12

there are things bigger than ourselves… and goverment is never one of them. ~tdv @ 07.16.12

Unsurpassed American Greatness in innovation predating the Progressive Era:
Ref Link: American Exceptionalism – Concrete Examples by notofberkeley 07.02.11

The same source of American Valor abroad, will reveal itself in defense of her home. ~tdv @ 07.19.12