"I believe the crisis in the U.S. church has almost nothing to do with being liberal or conservative; it has everything to do with giving up on the faith and discipline of our Christian baptism and settling for a common, generic U.S. identity that is part patriotism, part consumerism, part violence, and part affluence."
"I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually."
"You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it."
"Patriotism, as I see it, is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles."