"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
Before you criticize someone you should walk a mile in their shoes, that way when you do criticize them you'll be a mile away and you'll have their shoes.
In Petes defense, I thinka lot of what he has to say has either the ring of truth to it, or at the very least, makes logical sense.
I tend to no agree with him on this one....but that in no way makes the dude irrelevant, crazy, or US hating, lol.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville