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    Yep I am a American, to be honest a southern

    American. Any more southern Americans on this site
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 8 Responses Oct 1

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    not american . but I noticed americans always

    want war , if you want is so much go fight in iraq and syria and fight ebola see how much you want it then....
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 9 Responses Oct 2

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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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    Lady Gag Gag

    Okay so the supreme court has just handed homosexuals a golden plate.Yay for You.I was watching the news just now on the CW.They showed a Clip of Lady Ga Ga waving her little rainbow flag and singing Her rendition of The Star Spangled Banner,with word changes ending with "the...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 64 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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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 Sep 25

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    So I was born in Port Patrick Scotland,

    the son of a Ex GI (American) and a house wife (Native) then by the time I was 5 we moved to Northern Ireland, till the IRA (Irish Republic Army) got scary. So we moved to Wales for my father's job, until I was 15 and we move to Knoxville TN, where I attended high school, joined...
    KnoxvilleStrong KnoxvilleStrong 26-30, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was born and raised in the United States,

    and am a third generation Texan by birth, though I currently do not live in Texas. And the majority of my ancestry traces back to colonial times in the 1600's in the southern part of the nation. So I am truly American with the majority of my family being here for almost 400...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    I actually am a lot of things hahaha,

    my great grandma was German, my other great grandma was Scottish, then my grandma was indian, and my other grandma was Italian,
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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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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    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Oct 12

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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 Sep 23

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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 Sep 27

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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 Sep 26

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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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    I'm from philippines.

    I'm looking someone who ca make me happy.
    normelynpugoy normelynpugoy 36-40, F 12 Responses Oct 16

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    richyy525 richyy525 16-17, M 8 Responses Oct 14

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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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    Proud to be an American.

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

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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 was born and raised in Ohio,

    but my parents are from Ghana
    mickeymouse45 mickeymouse45 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 15

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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 feeling passionate this fine autumn

    morning. You ask me why I'm patriotic. You wonder why I am so furious. You ridicule me for being proud of my country and you mock my persistence. You have forgotten what it means to be American. "Today, the entire world is looking to America for enlightened leadership to peace...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 11

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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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    itschad itschad 18-21, M 25 Responses Sep 26

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    So today I was in the store

    and this cute lady was infront of me and idk why but I could not keep my eyes off of her huge diamond ring and I thought it was pretty hot
    itschad itschad 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    The best place to live

    and die since 1776!
    prettyg1 prettyg1 18-21, F 16 Responses Oct 7

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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'm from New York, born

    and raised. I have been in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Florida. I am proud to be American but I would like to visit France, Japan and especially South Africa for a personal reason.
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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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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    Yup born n raised in merica.

    My hairy age though is all Italian Cherokee Indian and German. All of my family was one of those 3 so yeah :)
    BandsAndNyc BandsAndNyc 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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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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    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 48 Responses Sep 25

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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 Sep 26

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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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    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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    South Carolina, born

    and raised. I even have the motto tattooed on my arm and it ain't coming off. I live all the way in Slovakia now, but I'll always be American.
    JustIridescent JustIridescent 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    I'm soooooo bored right

    now with nothing to do! Anyone have any suggestions? Has nothing to do with being American but WTH
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 14

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 29

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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 Sep 26

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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 love America. It's

    so pretty and so many mountains. There's diversity some places get snow other don't there are all types of natural disasters that can happen depending on where you are. I think nature is very beautiful and I feel lucky to live in a place where there are so many trees and so much...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    How many Irishmen does it take to change a

    light bulb ? Eleven. One to hold the bulb and 10 to drink until the room spins! Brat Pitt
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 27

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    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 28 Responses 6 days ago

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    Have some questions about retirement.

    If theoretically you obtained citizenship at an extremely late age and had never worked here or paid taxes your entire life, would you still be paid by the government thereafter? :/ (Because I really hope I don't have to pay for this man's bullshit.)
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 12

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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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    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...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 78 Responses Oct 2

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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...