But as the CEO of the oilfield services giant Halliburton, Cheney put profit ahead of patriotism.
Flooded with patriotism, he wanted the rights afforded to every American–among those, jury duty and the right to vote.
But all too often, as Samuel Johnson famously pointed out, “patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”
It is a patriotism beyond color, in which individuality is perhaps more important than ever and more recognized by most right now.
In the hands of a true national leader, patriotism can be a powerful constructive force.
See to it that the new associations make for righteousness and patriotism.
There were no resources for them in emotions of valour or patriotism.
We have failed to appreciate that the Indian, in being driven from his lands, has retaliated from motives of patriotism.
It was all new and exciting, and there was a spice of patriotism mixed up with it.
He mounted the rude platform hastily erected in front of the state house, burning with indignation, and glowing with patriotism.