American Exceptionalism Redux-io ad Absurdum

Richard The Chwalek
3 min readNov 8, 2022

Criticizing America’s past, & liberal ideas harm us irreparably, so they say.

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I have been a White American male for my entire 60 years. My wife and I have two twenty-something daughters. I’m a liberal Democrat, and often progressive. Yet I am likely conservative in some ways too. My father served in the US Navy during WWII. My mother became a nurse at the same…

Richard The Chwalek

Mostly serious stuff w/ bits of sarcastic fluff. I wish more could be told yet bios have room 4 short & bold. You’ll see less length isn’t my greatest strength.