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    They should keep the confederate flag up In SC.

    After all its part of our american heritage!
    sarahEhlVvian sarahEhlVvian 18-21, F 91 Responses Jun 22

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    Happy 4th of July everyone!

    PS: Be sure to google why we celebrate this day, some people will want to embarrass you.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 16, 2014

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    GAY MARRIAGE IS A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT!

    Everyone can marry whomever they want in every single state, I'm so overjoyed!
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 71 Responses Jun 26

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    OMG I'm so proud of all the good in this

    country!! YAYY FOR EQUALITY!! Just celebrating this great accomplishment. UGH ITS ABOUT TIME THO!! #lovewins
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 26

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    two years ago, ginsberg,

    sotomeyor, kennedy, kagin and brier voted down the defense of marriage act ...by arguing that marriage was exclusively the right of The States, therefore the federal government had no right to enact it.... NOW, the SAME FIVE argue that The States have NO right over marriage or...
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I hate it when people from other countries

    criticize or make fun of the traditions that go on in America. Same thing when it comes to laws and the overall ways of living. Every country is different when it comes to all of these things. I don't go around making fun of or hating what other countries do or make fun of...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 15 Responses Apr 13

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    Does anyone else notice how teens these days

    have no respect? I'm only 25 but atleast I have manners. Ugh, I feel for Americas future.
    esaeger418 esaeger418 22-25, F 39 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    So, I realized recently

    that the same-sex marriage legalization in the United States has actually boosted my country's nationalism for me. It has actually increased my sense of pride in my country. Just knowing that we have achieved something great and something that I thought would only happen in the...
    TigeroftheOcean TigeroftheOcean 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Not an american but would like to know more

    about them through posts here 😊
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans!

    Go crazy, don't go to crazy though. You don't want to get arrested or end up in a hospital. Hopefully you all will enjoy your day. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
    evreno evreno 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well... It looks like Scott Walker is filing

    papers today to officially run for president. If he wins.... Look out! :(
    lacymom1 lacymom1 46-50, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Thank you to all the men

    and women who have laid down their lives in service to God and country.In remembrance here is video of a poem entitled "Just A Common Solider".
    GreatLakesGuy GreatLakesGuy 51-55, M 6 Responses May 23

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    MsSaraahLVivian MsSaraahLVivian 18-21, F 25 Responses Jun 1

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    So are you happy with your consumeristic

    attitude in life??? So you keep working ur *** off, Earning spending all the time and one day finally ur on your death bed. Have you ever questioned what the purpose of life is coz all i see in america is the wide amount of external possibilities nd opportunities. What about the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yupp sure am All that **** about the

    confederate flag Burn it so it don't offend some stupid sumbitch Hell take the prayer out of schools too Don't want to offend some Muslim do we
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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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 2 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    I hate it when people say things like - "oh,

    so you're not happy with your country? Maybe you should stand up and fix it!" And I'm not talking about the political and economical problems. I'm talking about social issues, and things that happen in society as a whole. The way people act these days, etc. I am one person...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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 10 Responses Apr 6, 2014

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    Happy 4th of July to all my American friends,

    This is an occasion that reminds all the world how great the American nation is. As an Iraqi citizen, I really wish to see the American people unified as one nation, because from where I stand, nothing makes haters happier than to see you divided. God Bless You. God Bless...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Can I ask for people of

    both perspectives (positive and negative) to explain this controversy over the "southern flag"? I'm not American.
    Todesengel Todesengel 18-21, T 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Recently scrolling through a discussion on here,

    I came across a few people discussing those that will not condone same sex marriage in spite of the ruling of the Supreme Court. One individual had a simple solution to this problem of people abstaining from anything related to same sex marriage... "Then arrest them and try them...
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 27

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    happy fvck England day!

    let's celebrate like Americans; by blowing sh!t up and b!tching about taxes!!!
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    This picture best represents how our children

    are going to look at gay marriage...
    Daydream1000 Daydream1000 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 19 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    If I "marry" my AK-47 can O'Dumbo still come

    and take it? What about "love"? I'm so "lonely" without hat iron to hold.
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Why do other countries hate us

    so much? Why do they feel the need to terrorize us? Attack us? Threaten us? Kill our people? Our friends? Our loved ones? Why are they keeping our soldiers captive and chopping their heads off? For what? To send us a message? What message? The only message they're sending us is...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 81 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    SouthernBelle2 SouthernBelle2 41-45, F 9 Responses May 25

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    My parents, siblings,

    and I were not born in America but in Europe. When I was 13 my parents, siblings, and I moved from France to America. We all became citizens of the USA then.
    femaleatthelake femaleatthelake 36-40, F 18 Responses Jun 7

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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 76 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    "What's your nationality?

    " "I'm American." "No, I mean where are you from." "Oh right, I was born in Minnesota." "No like what country are your people from?" "(Sigh) Asia." "Cool, I have an Asian friend." Sigh...
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M 17 Responses Apr 7

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    And I'm not proud of it really.

    .. Just something that just happened to be. I have zero nationalism whatsoever toward America I feel as if nationalism is stupid and I'll just stay content with fighting for righteousness anywhere on the planet no matter the "nationality" of the people there
    abp62626 abp62626 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    Happy 4th of July my fellow 'Muricans!

    Bottoms up to not being taken over by the British. Yeaaaa buddy!
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Proud to be an American.

    Thanks to all the veterans
    grace206013 grace206013 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    I was born, raised, educated,

    and work in America.
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    BlueJayy BlueJayy 18-21, F 26 Responses Mar 25

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    doomsdaysmores doomsdaysmores 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    What do you guys think about the government

    lighting up the White House in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage? All-time high for this country or All-time low?
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 27

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    When the news is only about flags

    and gay marriage, its time to be vigilant. What do "they" not want us to talk about or scrutinize?
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Proud To Be American, Sad To See What America Is Becoming...

    I live in America. I am a US Citizen.  I could be considered a mutt with all my ethnic heritage, but I don't refer to myself by any of them.  I am not German-American.  I am not Swedish-American.  I am not French-American.I am simply American.I don't understand why people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    D-Day should be acknowledged

    and remembered today. I'm proud to be American.
    sweetnspicy2 sweetnspicy2 41-45, F 15 Responses Jun 6

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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 20 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    Do you recall the President referring to the

    Benghazi incident as" a bump in the road?" Today I heard an ex-Navy Seal being interviewed on Fox News regarding a book he has written about how to handle crisis situations in our lives. At the end of the interview he asked if he could make a comment on Benghazi , and of...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 12 Responses Jun 5

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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 11 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    sweetnspicy2 sweetnspicy2 41-45, F 3 Responses May 25

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    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 7 Responses