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    I'm from West Virginia.

    Our pepperoni rolls are a sight to see!
    hannahlulz hannahlulz 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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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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    My profile might get deleted please people in

    my circle add me again my new profile will be younggayteen69696969
    younggayteen69 younggayteen69 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 8

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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 was born in the great desert state of Arizona.

    We as a family lived in a little suburb of Phoenix. My parents, some of my siblings, and I now live in Paradise Valley. I have other siblings living in Glendale, Chandler, and in Scottsdale, Arizona.
    burnettenudistwife burnettenudistwife 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Grew up in Texas but have lived in

    Massachusetts, Puerto Rico and in Maryland.
    kmac72 kmac72 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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    I am a chinese-japanese american.

    I was born in the USA with a US birth certificate but people will still say no you are asian or a dirty communist (people tend to attack my chinese ethincity more than my japanese ethincity) geez, i cant believe people still think you are only american if you are white. America...
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 20 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm an American I'm a born

    and raised Texan and proud of it!!!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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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 10 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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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 65 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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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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    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 10 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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    It's not that bad to be American.

    I don't know much about stopping world hunger or war, but we haven't been doing a great job on out own. It is a joint effort, and everyone must be willing to at least make an effort. Everyone can try.
    AscherLukasValentine AscherLukasValentine 16-17 2 Responses Feb 15

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    painforpleasure painforpleasure 31-35, F 13 Responses Feb 1

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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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    I was born in Mexico City,

    Mexico. However, I have been an American citizen for 33 years. I was 16 years old when I became an American citizen. I love being in the United States with all of the rich traditional benefits at my disposal.
    familyonvacationinspain familyonvacationinspain 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I am not an American

    but I love Americans
    GauttamRR GauttamRR 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was born and raised in the same town in the

    same state in the same country, but I have not once felt like I fit in here. I do not feel any 'patriotism', even during national holidays, nor do I enjoy anything about our culture. I do not see value in what our youth admires. There are two prerequisites that qualify me as an...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 16

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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 46 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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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 was born in Hawthorne,

    California. I graduated from high school there. I moved south outside of Los 'Angeles. I recently attended and graduated from USC. I have been modeling for seven years now and have been very successful in my endeavor.
    dianefisher dianefisher 22-25, F Feb 1

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    I am an American citizen.

    I was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. I have 12 siblings and all are married with their own families. I am living with my husband and our five kids. My parents are visiting for a few weeks. Then they are headed south and back home to Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    momfromcolorado momfromcolorado 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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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 41 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    I'm not a fan of the current Progressive

    movement currently enveloping our country. In fact I hate it. The movement that tells me that I HAVE to side with Trayvon Martin/Michael Brown because I'm black or face the consequences. The movement that tells women that they HAVE to be feminists or face the consequences...
    Air6 Air6 36-40, M 7 Responses Feb 9

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    But I definitely do not fancy how many times I

    hear "freedom of speech" and "it's a free country" used in an argument :/
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    And America was founded on many different

    ethnicities so the idea that prejudice still exists in this day and age blows my mind!
    Needlepokes Needlepokes 26-30, F 8 Responses 4 days 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 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 23 Responses Oct 31, 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 31-35, F 12 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    I happen to be an American female born

    and raised here. I am in my middle to late 30s. I am married and have three boys. I was hoping for a girl someday. This may not be in my cards. I am willing to try one more time. I found about EP from one of many girlfriends of mine. She swears by it and I am to new to...
    momfromusa momfromusa 36-40, F 12 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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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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    RULES FOR KICK'N *** Rules

    for the Non-Military (Make sure you read #13 twice) Dear Civilians, we know that the current state of affairs in our great nation has many civilians up in arms and excited to join the military. For those of you who can't join, you can still lend a hand. Here are a few of the...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 16 Responses a week ago

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    I'm pretty sure that my family came from England

    and France. Just like everyone else here except for the American Indian I am in the immigrant.
    lovlife777 lovlife777 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a veteran of the Army.

    Sometimes I miss it, most days I remember that what made it great was the right mix of youth and arrogance.
    wildeire wildeire 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    ....but I don't feel like an American.

    My family comes from Lebanon and Colombia, I was born here but I don't feel like I belong here. People here are too uptight about things that I just let slide, and let things slide that I am uptight about. I'll probably go back to Colombia after I finish college; I would have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 15

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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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    thank you those who served

    and those still serving,
    bluesky52 bluesky52 51-55, M 4 Responses May 26, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I was supposed to have met my friend this

    afternoon. He stood me up, though. He's a proctologist so he couldn't be arsed, I reckon. Or maybe he's just down in the dumps.Being a proctologist can be a crappy job.I was looking forward to shooting the **** but I guess we have to do that another day,
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M Feb 4

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    I am the all-American female.

    I am 35 years old, single, and live in Tampa, Florida. I do have children; two younger ones and three teenagers.
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 23 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    Yungneechie Yungneechie 13-15, M 5 Responses Jan 26

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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 7 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    CAUSING INTENTIONAL PAIN TOO MY BODY IS ON A

    CAM GUYS .....ANOTHER FAILURE FOR NOSH OLE
    dumbfcksandra123 dumbfcksandra123 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I enjoy being reminded of this every

    once in awhile. GO 'MURICA! 🇺🇸 :)) our brutal history and diversity just makes it all the better! :D
    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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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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    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, 2014

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