Originally Posted by BlackAsCoal
When the government ensures the health and well being of its citizens, it's doing what is the best interest of its people, and the future of the country.
When the government invests in education .. ensuring that all students have access to high quality education .. it is doing what is the best interests of its people and the future of the country.
Government investment and caring for its people is not only the right thing to do, it's self-serving.
Caring about your fellow citizens, as well as your country, is the real measure of patriotism.