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Wednesday, August 22, 2012


The other day, whilst out on the highways riding my bike, a semi passed me going the other way.  As is the practice among the truck driver demographic, there was a perspex wind deflector mounted on the bonnet of the truck, proclaiming a message to the world.

And the message was:  "PATRIOT"

I was totally impressed.  A warm fuzzy feeling engulfed me as I experienced the realisation that Australia was in safe hands.

When I got home I googled "patriotism".

I think the best find was:    Global Patriot "patriotism without borders"   Well worth a read... 


Blogger Vest said...

Not sure who said it but in the seventies someone created a stink by saying "The most Patriotic people I know are the Israeli's and *Australian Cricket Umpires".

*Prior to International Umpires being used during test matches.

Like having a hundred run start.
Couldn't have Border out LBW too early in the game.

August 23, 2012 9:41 AM  
Blogger AndrewM said...

Hell yeah! Other nations need armies, attack jets and missiles, but plucky Australia can do all that with just one guy in a truck.

On the other hand, it could be an obscure National Toad Transport regulation that requires the driver to be up-front about what's in-back.

Great link, BTW, thank you. It has precisely zero chance of ever becoming mainstream.

August 29, 2012 9:19 AM  

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