Patriotism

american flag

A Montana Man Fractured a Kid's Skull for “Disrespecting” the National Anthem

The man said he had every right to slam the 13-year-old to the ground
Emma Ockerman
8.7.19
Essays

Somehow Nickelback Made Ice Cube's Meathead Racing Flick 'Torque' a Classic

Fifteen years after its release, we look back on the sappy bro soundtracks that defined the nativist exceptionalism of the post-9/11 years.
Gary Suarez
1.24.19
Patriotism

Trump is thrilled NFL players can’t kneel during the anthem anymore

But he doesn't think the NFL rule goes far enough: "Maybe they shouldn't be in the country."
Christianna Silva
5.24.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Madison Rising: Meet the hard-right metal band that called Obama the "antichrist"

On the road with America's most patriotic rock band, Madison Rising
Josh Hersh
1.18.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

"Take a Knee... My Ass" brought this '90s country singer back into the spotlight

Country singer Neal McCoy has released a song, "Take a Knee... My Ass," as a direct response to athletes taking a knee at games.
Jay Caspian Kang
12.19.17
entertainment

Sarah Silverman: Patriotism Is "Perverted"

Fresh off the first season of her new Hulu show, the comic veteran shares her regrets and hopes.
Hope Reese
12.18.17
red right hand

Murder at America's Border: The Story of an Anti-Immigration Vigilante

VICE visits an Arizona border town to explore the patriotic undercurrents that allegedly motivated a Minutemen leader's cold-blooded crime.
VICE Staff
11.30.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama slams Trump's DACA decision as ‘cruel' and 'wrong,' North Korea threatens more nuclear tests, Trump declares state of emergency in Florida and US territories, and more.
VICE Staff
9.6.17
Sex machina

Fireworks in My Pants: I Wore Sound-Activated Vibrating Underwear on July 4

Could pyrotechnic-induced orgasms turn me into a patriot?
Maria Yagoda
7.4.17
Patriotism

How British People Talk About Patriotism

The new Englishness is a celebration of everything it hates, defined by all the wrong it sees.
Angus Harrison
2.27.17
tv

'24: Legacy' and the Complicated Issue of Minority Patriotism Under Trump

The fact that the show pits one maligned demographic against another is both provocative and grossly ill-timed.
Dave Schilling
2.9.17
Patriotism

Stephen A. Smith Points Out NFL's Paid Patriotism Problem

NFL players only started appearing on field for the national anthem in 2009, which puts the whole Colin Kaepernick controversy in a new light.
Patrick Sauer
9.14.16
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