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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 7 Responses Apr 15

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    I always get asked what am I

    and where am I from and were is my family from. And I always say the same thing, here, America. My family has always lived here and yes we have dark tan skin tone but I'm still American. I hate when people laugh when I say that, I'm not joking. I've never been out of the country...
    christinajoycee christinajoycee 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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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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    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 9 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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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 15 Responses Jan 25

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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 49 Responses 5 days ago

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    Duncan98 Duncan98 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 20

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    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Proud to be an American.

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

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    Why don't they have fireworks at Euro Disney?

    Because every time they shoot them off, the French try to surrender. Angela Merkel
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 21

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    I would like to take the time to say thanks,

    and to remember those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice; and gave their lives so that i can call myself a proud and free American today!!!!!!!!! #THANK-YOU #RIP
    Nikki1421 Nikki1421 16-17, F 1 Response May 26

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    I was ******* my secretary up the arse

    when my wife walked in. She said, "You can't do this to me!" I said, "I know... that's why I'm doing it to her." Woody Allen
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Am An Outraged American Female

    Hello, I am Jill, age 44, mom, and have five kids; 3 boys and 2 girls. I was born, raised, and I am a proud and patriotic American citizen.  I have served my country well in our armed forces for a number of years.  I display the American flag at my country ranch. To say the...
    openmindedmaturemom openmindedmaturemom 41-45, F 49 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    "I have spent my life judging the distance

    between American reality and the American dream." - Bruce Springsteen 
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M a week ago

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    The Catholics have got it all wrong.

    Of course God wants us to use contraception. That's why he invented anal. Ian Paisley
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 18

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    I am an American female

    and I was born in Virginia 35 years ago. I love the beach for swimming, sunbathing, playing games, reading, and looking at others. I enjoy my family and friends very much. This is a great nation that I live in. I love the freedom to express myself and to do as I please and I...
    loveswalkingbeaches loveswalkingbeaches 36-40, F 10 Responses Jun 4

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    I was born in America

    and I live in America so yes. I am American :)
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Think most Americans Are Happy with Our

    Government? Think Again. share 612 tweet 27 email BOSTON (Reuters) - The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 19

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    FIFTEEN STATES INCLUDING TEXAS HAVE FILED PETITIONS TO WITHDRAW FROM THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    As of Saturday November 10, 2012, 15 States have petitioned the Obama Administration for withdrawal from the United States of America in order to create its own government. States following this action include: Louisiana, Texas, Montana, North Dakota, Indiana, Mississippi...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 35 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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    Happy 4th, everyone! ♥ Thanks to all the man

    and women defending our freedom ^-^
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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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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    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 23 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Sometimes when I'm bored I like to find couples

    in supermarkets, and when they're not looking drop a bottle of anal lube in their trolley. The resulting arguments are priceless. Hillary Clinton
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 5 Responses Sep 20

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    It irritates the hell out of me that

    so many Americans missed the point of this day, memorial day. There are 364 other days to show your respect and appreciation for my fellow veterans and service men. Memorial day is just that, a memorial, for those that have died serving our country. Today we should honor and...
    Matte201422 Matte201422 36-40, M 12 Responses May 26

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    I am a redneck country girl!

    ! Fishing and hunting or dirt bike ridding and shooting I'm there! Proud to be free to be me...
    ladybugluck09 ladybugluck09 26-30, F 13 Responses Jul 21

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    thank you those who served

    and those still serving,
    bluesky52 bluesky52 51-55, M 4 Responses May 26

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    A blonde woman was speeding down the road in

    her little red sports car and was pulled over by a woman police officer, who was also blonde. The blonde cop asked to see the blonde driver's licence. She dug through her purse and was getting progressively more agitated. "What does it look like ? " she finally asked. The...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 19

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    How do the French kill themselves?

    They shoot 15 centimeters above their heads, right in their superiority complex Al Gore
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 20

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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 83 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    I Want to F*uck my Aunt Bailee (pics

    for comments): I have always been very close to family... And my sweet aunt Bailee is certainly an exception. Long story short, I have fantasized about her since I was a kid... She has been single as long as I can remember and has always been a wild party gal. As a kid I always...
    musashisan musashisan 26-30, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Just when I needed to hear some good news I

    found this! YAY! david 17 Mail Help Follow Yahoo News     News Home U.S. World Politics Tech Science Health Odd News Local Dear Abby Comics ABC News Yahoo Originals Photos...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    We Used To Be A Proud Nation

    The most recent debate about "Obamacare" and all the embedded hypocrisy speaks to a larger problem: We are the most polarized we've ever been as a nation, and yet, at the core, we all maintain the same principles. Liberals and Conservatives will all generally agree on the...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 22 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    Q. How many Muslim extremists will it take to

    destroy America? A. None, American Liberals can do it all by themselves, thank you.
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 11 Responses 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 21 Responses Jan 20

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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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    After God created France,

    he thought it was the most beautiful country in the world. People were going to get jealous, so, to make things fair, he decided to create the French. Mother Teresa
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    makethemostofyourlife makethemostofyourlife 26-30, F 11 Responses Sep 19

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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 saw a picture of Margaret Thacher defaced

    with a Hitler mustache. They must have been up all night to shave it down that much. Oprah Winfrey
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    “As soon as we start putting our thoughts

    into words and sentences everything gets distorted, language is just no damn good—I use it because I have to, but I don’t put any trust in it. We never understand each other.” ― Marcel Duchamp
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    itschad itschad 18-21, M 24 Responses 3 days ago

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    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 21

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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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    With the Memorial Day holiday upon us,

    I just want to say thank you to all of the men and women in the Armed Forces, past, present, and future that have served the country proudly. In remembrance of some but in honor of all. Happy Memorial Day!!!
    Peaches1976 Peaches1976 36-40, F 11 Responses May 24

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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 17 Responses Apr 6

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    What is the definition of a perfect lover?

    A man with a nine inch tongue who can breath through his ears. Margaret Thatcher
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    I love this country but it makes me sad to see

    just how far we have gone downhill. The number of people unwilling to work for what they get, the number of people who are out of work that don't want to be, the ridiculous and unfair laws on everything from taxes to how we raise our children and the sad state of our...
    ACuriousStudent ACuriousStudent 26-30, F 12 Responses Sep 20

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    What do you call someone

    who speaks 3 languages? -trilingual What do you call someone who speaks 2 languages? -bilingual What do you call someone who speaks 1 language? -French Edgar Allan Poe
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    I am american and im proud of it

    because i live in a free country
    rachelrubin01 rachelrubin01 13-15, F 32 Responses Apr 20

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    I can't see how business owners

    that pay rent, jump through hoops for the health department, pay taxes , insurance and payroll do t just lose it with San Francisco government!!!! Why are they allowing Mission street to turn into a third world bazaar ? Every block has 3-4 street vendors frying hotdogs, corn...
    Elsiboney Elsiboney 46-50, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    A judge walks out of his chambers laughing his

    head off. A colleague approaches him and asks why he is laughing. "I just heard the funniest joke in the world!" "Well, go ahead, tell me!" says the other judge. "I can't – I just gave someone ten years for it!" Anonymous Soviet judge Nicolai Ivanowitsch Lobachevskij is his...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 22 hrs ago

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    God bless America. Once again,

    respectfully I say to myself, “What the **** does that mean?” God bless America? Is that a request? Is that a demand? Is that a suggestion? Politicians say it at the end of every speech as if it were some sort of verbal tick that they can’t get rid of. I guess they figured...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 5 days ago

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