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Mattwall1 December 24th, 2016 2:10am

"My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right." Carl Schurz

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Harry3603 Tampa Bay Florida.
12/23/16 7:47 pm

Stephen Decatur said "my country, may it ever be right, but right or wrong my country." He said it in the beginning of the 19th century.

12/23/16 7:49 pm

Yes. This was Schurz's de facto response

Zod Above Pugetropolis
12/23/16 7:24 pm

It's the last two thirds of that, and especially the last third, that get (deliberately) forgotten by some. The first part is just empty-melon stupidity if asserted without the rest of it.