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Mark Weber :: June 12, 2004

The myths that helped propel America on her D-Day crusade are in large part the same myths that sustained and elected Ronald Reagan. They are myths which appeal to many good White Americans: the myth that we still possess freedom and independence, that there has been a continuity of our government with that of the founding fathers, and that supporting the current regime is synonymous with patriotism, among others. But, appealing as they are, belief in these myths is leading directly to the death of America and our civilization itself. Will the myths that he embodied be laid to rest with Ronald Reagan, or will Americans continue to believe in the trappings and symbols of a long-lost America?