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I Am American

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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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    Now, let us discuss slavery; not that horrendous period in American history, that has mistakenly been declared over, never to return. Let us discuss the modern day enslavement of...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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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...
    favestril favestril 36-40, F 9 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Ribs on the BBQ and a beer in my hand. Happy Sunday y'all!
    clichechick clichechick 22-25, F 17 Responses Mar 16

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    didn't have a choice,... but glad I popped out naked and American!!!,... and proud of what I've worked for in life...
    DouglasOfShenValley DouglasOfShenValley 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I was born in Arizona in the 1980s. Because my parents were military, so they home schooled all of my siblings and me too. We all studied hard and we all passed each grade in...
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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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...
    Karen18597 Karen18597 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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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...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 7 Responses Aug 28, 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...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 9 Responses 22 hrs ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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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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    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...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 4 Responses May 26, 2011

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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...
    bikinimama bikinimama 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    'merica! - One of my friends called and asked if I was free for lunch. I said "Damn right i'm free! This is America!" and then she hung up on me. :o(
    McKennaLuv McKennaLuv 31-35, F 11 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    I have to agree that America's big government did create the problems that most people of all colors face in America and across the globe. In 1776, America casted its die into...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 22

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    Well I was born in Jamaica but months after we moved over to Brooklyn for a few years and then when I was 5 my mom moved us to London and now I like in Manchester in the UK...crazy...
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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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...
    5footfairy 5footfairy 26-30, F 34 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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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...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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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...
    momwithcleavage momwithcleavage 41-45, F 20 Responses Apr 6

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    I am leaving America. I'm leaving America soon to go to England. So nervous and excited.
    GoldenKnob GoldenKnob 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Excepts from a July 18, 1952 letter to Ms. Coretta Scott from Dr. King."I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic. And yet...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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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...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 7 hrs 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...
    HikingGuy HikingGuy 46-50, M 85 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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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...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 10 Responses Jan 21

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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...
    singlemominusa singlemominusa 36-40, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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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...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    Which is very vague because "American" could refer to any country in the Americas. Am I from Peru? Alaska? The proper term is... uh... United Statesian...?
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Mar 31

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    I just sent naked pictures to stranger that I met on this site.
    SunniMoon SunniMoon 18-21, F 33 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...
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 12 Responses Apr 6

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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...
    singleprofessionalfemale singleprofessionalfemale 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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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...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 7 hrs 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...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 5 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...
    leumasb leumasb 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    I like changing my profile picture to something risquΓ©, at least a few times a day for only minutes at a time.
    Girlzonly Girlzonly 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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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...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 22 Responses Jan 20

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    I was born in Europe to my American military parents. I have traveled all over the world many times and have seen so much; both good and bad. I am so blessed to have had the...
    wifeatdinner wifeatdinner 36-40, F 6 Responses 5 days 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...
    blackfemalelooking blackfemalelooking 22-25, F 26 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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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...
    mominden mominden 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 1

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    I remember once talking with my friend after returning from a very poor country that we traveled to on a mission trip. We saw people living in houses the size of closets. The only...
    ZyraBlue ZyraBlue 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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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...
    Lexus45 Lexus45 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 6

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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    I Am a Patriot - Born, raised and ever proud of my "American" heritage, I have never so defended my stance on patriotism as I do in my own country. Why is this? I am a...
    hypenhyde hypenhyde 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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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 11 Responses Mar 20

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    But with Cuban parents... 😊😊 so I don't really consider myself American...
    beatrizlovespedro beatrizlovespedro 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 27

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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...
    geminifemalecollegecoed geminifemalecollegecoed 22-25, F 16 Responses Jan 25

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    We are the people, and we do what we do But money is our drug, our blood, our drag With hearts so cold stained red, white, and blue What's our reason to raise that flag?
    DecemberSky1 DecemberSky1 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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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...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    One of the most ****** up countries in the wide wide world ;D
    Tachu Tachu 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 31

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    anjoelina anjoelina 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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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...
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 20 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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