I Am a Proud American

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    Mission Accomplished

    In the past, I have often been embarrased by America's behavior. If you have ever travelled abroad and seen how classless we appear when traveling you understand. Politically that too is just something I care not to discuss here. What I want to say today is that I believe...
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    May 2, 2011

    John Wayne - American.

    Okay, Pilgrim!     The following is a favorite poem of the Duke's, which he delivered before the 1964 Republican National Convention in San Francisco, California. May John Wayne's dedication to America and all that she stands for be an example to us, and let this...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    Nov 17, 2008

    Senator SoandSo (R Somewhere

    or another) had a BIG idea to get the government out of peoples' everyday lives. His BIG idea: Abolish the rule that says Food Service workers have to wash their hands after going to the bathroom. Jon Stewart's reply, which I HOPE I'm not too badly paraphrasing was, "Yes...
    gingershuman gingershuman
    41-45, M
    Feb 17, 2015
    vickieprince vickieprince
    51-55, F
    3 Responses May 21, 2015


    American Indian Russell Means gives an eye-opening 90 minute interview in which he explains how Native Americans and Americans in general are all imprisoned within one huge reservation. "The history of the American and the history of the Indian have now come full circle and are...
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 26, 2012
    vickieprince vickieprince
    51-55, F
    4 Responses May 21, 2015
    vickieprince vickieprince
    51-55, F
    7 Responses May 13, 2015

    A Letter to Americans and a Very Serious Announcement

    My fellow Americans I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of The United States of America the greatest country in the world for the 2012 election. I know many of you will think i am joking here but i am very serious. I also know i have virtually no chance of winning...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick
    46-50, M
    23 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    So excited football is back!

    !!! Go Seahawks!!!!
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    Sep 13, 2015
    sassycastiel sassycastiel
    18-21, F
    Jun 29, 2015

    I Know It's a Strange Concept

    I know my president is a liar. I know we look terrible to the rest of the world. I know we're fighting a war for oil and naming it a holy war. I know we're fat and sexually oppressed. I know America's God is capitalism. I know we're obsessed with celebrities and commercial goods...
    antibiotic antibiotic
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 5, 2007

    Short History of the Pledge of Allegiance

    The Pledge of Allegiance was first recited in 1892, the year it was first written. The author was Francis Bellamy, a Baptist minister from New York. Bellamy was also a chairman of a committee of state superintendents of education in the National Education Association. Public...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2008

    I Pledge Allegiance -- By Red Skelton

    It is moving to hear. I too hope the Pledge is not removed from our schools.   When I was a small boy in Vincennes, Indiana, I heard, I think, one of the most outstanding speeches I ever heard in my life. I think it compares with the Sermon on the Mount, Lincoln...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2008

    For what ISIS did to

    that poor pilot who was fighting side by side in the air with our troops may America have no Mercy on then none Not all muslims are terrorist but all terrorist are muslim to hell with all of isis
    anyourviking anyourviking
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 4, 2015

    America got it right,

    left got the rest of the world, now they are trying to get America. but it won't be easy.
    hyrok40 hyrok40
    36-40, M
    Mar 13, 2014
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