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    I am american and im proud of it

    because i live in a free country
    rachelrubin01 rachelrubin01 13-15, F 33 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Boston

    Thoughts and prayers to those in Boston. God bless America.
    indyeagle indyeagle 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    Female American Wife And Mom

    l am Carol and an American made female. I am married and a mom of 3 and working on number 4. I recently joined EP after being encouraged to do so by some of my girlfriends told me about this website. I am a proud American and love this country and our way of life. However...
    housewifenudistcarol housewifenudistcarol 36-40, F 17 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    My family, of several generations,

    were all born in the USA. We are a military family and are faithful to our nation by paying our taxes, voting in all elections, serving in the armed forces, and protecting our citizens, other nations, and physical interests from harms way.
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    Naturalized, Not Born...

    I wasn't born in the States. We emigrated from a Middle Eastern country when I was three years old, and I got my US citizenship when I was thirteen. I've spent lots of time in my birthplace in the Middle East. And that's why I value my American citizenship so much. You don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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    Truthfully, American Capitalism is nothing

    but the love of money in disguise and American Exceptionalism is just the sin of pride by another name. We were told that the love of money is the root of all evil and we know what happens to the prideful. Or do we remember those lessons?It seems as if America has indeed...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Think George Zimmerman Didn't Do Wrong (another update)

    Warning Warning! This is my opinon and only my opinon and have no scientific proof to back anything up. I posted this to I Am American because this is a story I feel should scare every person in this country of ours. When that whole horrible shooting happened, if you recall the...
    HikingGuy HikingGuy 46-50, M 85 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    Sad & Happy

    When I read the stories of people who were born here but seem to hate this country I feel very sad.  But then when I read the stories of people who were born in other countries but came here and did all the things that are required to become a citizen I feel happy. I was...
    Karen18597 Karen18597 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    Proud to be American,

    but not proud of America.
    ThatOtherGuy16 ThatOtherGuy16 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    After hearing some stories here.

    .what do you think the future of America will be? Will we be able to change for the better or worst?
    Nny7 Nny7 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a young American college female

    who loves the life I lead here. I am proud to have been born in the USA. I will take my voting rights very seriously in the midterm elections in November 2014 because I want someone who will represent and speak for me and not just themselves, if they were to be elected. I...
    geminifemalecollegecoed geminifemalecollegecoed 22-25, F 16 Responses Jan 25

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    Income Inequality In America -The Intended

    Results Of America's Right-To-Work LawsAmerica’s commercial capitalistic corporations acquired power in the American political structure before the commencement of the civil war. Before the union was saved and the four year war ended, America lost a large portion of its...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    America, it is a shame

    and we along with George W. Bush and the drunken Tea Party member of the GOP are to blame.The vital lessons from the Quran, the Torah, as well as the Holy Bible instructs us that the evils of man’s rampant sin caused the downfall and destruction of ancient Israel, Egypt...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    clichechick clichechick 22-25, F 17 Responses Mar 16

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    Zimmerman Trial What Really Happened?

    No trial has divided this country in such a way since the O.J. Simpson trial. One of the biggest reasons is the media’s decision to exert their power and try to influence public opinion. The most noteworthy example is NBC and their edited 911 tape of Zimmerman’s call in. What...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    A new study by researchers from Princeton

    and Northwestern Universities finds that America's government policies reflect the wishes of the rich and of powerful interest groups, rather than the wishes of the majority of citizens. The researchers examined close to 1,800 U.S. policy changes in the years between 1981 and...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've lived in Ohio all my life.

    I love the small town I'm from, and I do have pride for my country. The United States has a lot of issues, and sometimes I can kind of understand why some people view Americans as selfish jerks. We're not all bad, though. I would fight and die for this country and its people...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    "the Color Of Skin"

    This story is about what I did, when it came to the color of my skin. I was six years young, having my first experience with looking at myself in the glass on the medicine cabinet. Oh, this was looking strange at first. Waite minute, this story, started some time ago around...
    leumasb leumasb 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    I AM GOING TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH.

    IT WILL SURPRISE YOU AND YOU GOING TO GET VERY MAD. HOWEVER, I AM GOING TO TELL YOU ANYWAY BECAUSE YOU DO NEED TO KNOW AND I DO NOT NEED YOUR BLOOD ON MY HANDS.In order to grow and prosper in the Americanized rat-race of this Democratic Capitalistic New World Order, every person...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    My Lord, those earthlings – The Hope of

    humanity surviving our current crisisOne day, the general of a multitude of angels said in frustration, “I just don't understand those earthlings! Why are they so self-centered? Man really believes they are the only beings that inhabit nine hundred zillion light-years of...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ok so I'm not American I'm English.

    But I am posting here because I have a question for you Americans! I spent last summer in Georgia, had the most amazing time and met some great people who I am still in touch with. However! I really struggle with small talk with every single American I met! Bearing in mind most...
    leo1292 leo1292 18-21, F 30 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Black Female American Service Member.

    I am a black female American service member and in the United States Air Force. I have been in the military for five years and I am currently stationed at Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio. I am very proud to have entered the military and serve my country in my military...
    blackfemalelooking blackfemalelooking 22-25, F 26 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    didn't have a choice,

    ... but glad I popped out naked and American!!!,...
    DouglasOfShenValley DouglasOfShenValley 41-45, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Truth Is Finally Out.

    "I believe in racial separation but it doesn't have to be violent. People in the Klan are professional people, business people, working types. We are a legitimate organization." Frank Ancona, The Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.In 2000, George W. Bush became president of the...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am a single American female.

    I was born in Southern California in 1976. I support our American troops as they keep us free from terrorists and allow us o be free and live our lives as we choose to here in America.
    singlemominusa singlemominusa 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 12

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    A real American. Because -as opposed to people

    just born here and taking the United States of America for granted- mine was a complete choice that started 22 years ago. I was born in a different country, I migrated legally looking for educational opportunities. Went back to my country of origin only to realize I did not fit...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 10 Responses Jan 21

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    I was born in Tempe, Arizona.

    I am attending grad school at the Arizona State University. In some of my classes there are military personnel in attendance. These people are true Americans as they step up to the plate in protecting us from the evil military forces abroad. I applaud them all and thank...
    bikinimama bikinimama 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    When I walked along the Utah

    and Omaha beaches in France and visiting the American Normandy cemetery, that's when I broke down in tears and seen how many people died for my freedom. I am honored to be an American.
    Lexus45 Lexus45 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 6

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    Being An American

    Being an American has different meanings for each individual. There is a tendency today not to embrace our uniqueness. Too few are interested in our history as many rewrite it with political slants. There are some truths that bear remembering. When George Washington handed over...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 7 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    America, America, I will always pray

    for you. We thank you God for your spacious skies perched above the amber waves of grain. Thank you for the purple mountain majesties rising high above the now polluted plains! America! America! I will always pray that God shed His grace on us. May He crown our good as our...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Do You Remember This?

    Oh yes I do remember that. But I also remember when Bush said there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. I also watched as Bush stood on a battleship to proclaim Mission Accomplished to the start of the genocide of the innocent Iraqi people.But the one thing I as a voter...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    as many christians celebrate palm sunday i give

    thanks that i live in america. Anyone can believe anything they want. Initially it was to give freedom to those seeking to worship, now it is the right not to believe.
    backalley backalley 70+ 1 Response Apr 13

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    I guess half. My dad was military from America

    and my mom from Sweden where I was born and where they met. Now I live in America and have been for almost six years I believe.
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I was born and lived with my parents in America

    until I was 18 years old. At that time, my parents moved to Europe because of my father's job. Today, I live in a town where the military is huge and they are well respected by the community for their service to this country. America is a great country and that is because of...
    singleprofessionalfemale singleprofessionalfemale 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    I just sent naked pictures to stranger

    that I met on this site.
    SunniMoon SunniMoon 18-21, F 34 Responses Jan 6

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    I am a very proud American military wife

    and mom. My husband is an officer in the Air Force. We are celebrating his 30 years in the service of his country. I support and salute all of the American troops; male and female, who keep us free from known and unknown terrorists.
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 12 Responses Apr 6

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    Democratic Capitalism created the economic

    catastrophe that is currently consuming this country. Democratic Capitalism is the ideology of selling the governing authority and legislative power to the highest bidder. The free marketing and commercialization of the democratic process gives control of the election process to...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The constant call of the GOP

    and the Tea Party remains, 'We want our country back.' However, the question remain to what point in time do they desire to return this country too? Do they long to return us to the genocidal tirade America's military caused because our nation went to war based on a lie? Do they...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    We Are The 99 Percent And Our Voices Will Be

    Heard!!!!A monarchy is a form of government in which the office of head of state is usually held until death or abdication, is most often hereditary, and usually gives official pre-eminence or superiority to members of the reigning dynasty. In current usage, the word monarchy...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Income Inequality In Simple TermsImagine

    that the water within this pool represents the limited amount of our national wealth. “National wealth” refers to the total value of wealth possessed by the citizens of a nation. That is, the total value of wealth and goods generated by all economic activity in a...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I am an American female along with my immediate

    family, relatives, and friends. I am very proud of my husband as he serves this nation as a military officer.
    barbaratownsend barbaratownsend 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 20

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    Here is a prime example of how greedy corporate

    America has become. Instead of assisting those employees that work hard to help them become successful businesses, corporate America rather continue to be greedy and play the blame game. Well, because of this greed, God has declared war on our economic system and Americans are...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ron Paul Speaks Against Assault On The American People

    This powerful speech was delivered by Congressman Ron Paul on the Floor of Congress on May 25, 2011."The Last Nail The last nail is being driven into the coffin of the American Republic. Yet, Congress remains in total denial as our liberties are rapidly fading before our eyes...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 4 Responses May 26, 2011

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    America, the little lifesaving station(I cannot

    take credit for this illustration or poem. I heard the parable told by my father, the late Rev. Roosevelt Leon Walker, Jr. and read the poem you know where. However, you can blame me for the message. )Ordered to swim for their lives as their ships sunk beneath the waves, the...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Yeah yeah yeah America is great.

    Blah blah blah. I'm an American who is tired of people automatically assuming uneducated about the world and simple geography like some of my fellow citizens are. Every time someone foreign messages me they dumb stuff down and question if I even know where their country is. I...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 22 Responses Jan 20

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    A true retrospective look at the turbulent

    history of the United States Of America reveals many seeds of economic despair, national discord, and racial disillusionment intentionally sown into the fabric of the mentality of our North American community. Many elected officials of our government instilled these unseen seeds...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I am a single female

    and mom. I was born in Scottsdale, Arizona and now live in Henderson, Nevada. I support our troops stateside and overseas. I will never forget the 911 tragedy in our nation and the nearly 3,000 innocent lives taken that fateful date.
    mominden mominden 41-45, F 11 Responses Apr 1

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    I need to let off some steam.

    .. I don't care who likes what I have to say... I been in this country for 12 years... I worked my but off...start at the bottom and work my way up. Been unemployed twice and hate it every second of it. Never ever I asked for a handout or mercy from anyone...EVER. I do not think...
    lovedandadored lovedandadored 36-40, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    In The Process Of Walking Into The Future Do

    Not Forget To Remember The Past Or You Might Be Doomed To Repeat It.As the patriots of the American Revolution watched the last of the British occupiers flee in defeat, overwhelming emotions like joy and pride must have packed their triumphant hearts. Many American men, women...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    We Are Just Different Shades Of

    Brown {originally written October 20, 2008; updated and revised 07/04/2012}My fellow Americans and those who have chosen to call themselves Americans, The soon approaching presidential election is not just about racism; it is also about classes. Frightening arrays of...
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    American Hoax

    I was born into an American Hoax. The American dream is a farce. Our water is poisoned, our food is poisoned, our air is poisoned, our children are indoctrinated from birth. Babies are inoculated with poison vaccines. Public school teaches children what to think, not how to think...
    5footfairy 5footfairy 26-30, F 34 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Proud Republican/ Conservative Woman

    I don't give a flying rat's butt if you have a problem with me saying I'm a republican when 6 months ago Chris Matthews and the joyous liberal others on CNN like calling us homegrown terrorists. Including the Obama administration. I have deep beliefs in the constitution and our...
    favestril favestril 36-40, F 9 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Read This And Thought It Was Funny

    A man goes into the hospital for a vasectomy. Before the procedure a very attractive nurse comes in and takes his vitals, then tells him to take all of his clothes off. When he is fully undressed she instructs him to lie down on the table. The man obeys. The nurse then takes all...
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 22 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    Yes, I am very proud to be an American

    as most all other citizens here in this nation are. I do support our military forces in keeping us safe from others who want to hurt and even kill us because of our traditional beliefs.
    momwithcleavage momwithcleavage 41-45, F 19 Responses Apr 6

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     A Statement That Was Not And Still Is Not

    TrueOn the back of every treasured dollar bill is the affirmation that in God we trust. We have circulated this untrue statement for years to billions across the world. We have printed this powerful yet untrue testimony on countless bills. Nevertheless, in reality, God and the...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    When did this place become the central dumping

    grounds for people to just dump their anti-capitalistic rants and stuff? It's like as soon as one person finish's their time here, another show's up to fill the void. I don't usually care, but what's the point behind it people?
    jeff001 jeff001 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Related Experiences

    I want some of the social conservatives to read about this study The US government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country's citizens, but is instead ruled...
    backalley backalley 70+ 3 days ago