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    BlueJayy BlueJayy 18-21, F 27 Responses Mar 25

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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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    I have no hope for this country.

    People say they want a government that represents the people? We have one. It's full of incompetent morons, just as everyday Americans like myself are incompetent morons. If I leave, America will have one less idiot. So **** patriotism, I'm moving to Canada. At least they have...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 7 Responses Mar 24

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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 80 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    I been a american since 1999 Now its 2015

    Same white shirt with his nappy *** hair Like "***** do I look like I care?" Nah
    LoneLegend LoneLegend 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Well, I finally gave in

    and started to weigh in with my blog about American race and sex politics because I think my point of view as an Asian American man is underrepresented. It's not underage appropriate, contains vulgar and sexual language, and some very NSFW links. If you can handle that, come...
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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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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    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 45 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I was born in Dallas,

    Texas in 1960. I do not care why my original mother gave me up for adoption. That is not important to me. However, what is important to me is that she did not abandoned or aborted me needlessly. I am beautiful and loving, redhead, brown eyed, married, and with kids. I am...
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 7 Responses Apr 12

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    I was born and raised in Southern Florida.

    I am a high school graduate and graduated from University of Florida in 1992. I graduated with a masters degree, (MBA), from University of Florida a couple years later. I am single after being married and divorced twice. I have kids from both marriages as well.
    jillpeterson jillpeterson 41-45, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    my post about being ashamed to be an American

    sometimes proved my point about some Americans being to prideful, many comments telling me to leave and go back to where I came from (and I was born in America) or some telling me to move to a different country (something I planned to do in the late future for job reasons). many...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 22

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    The Markiplier history of america.

    https://youtu.be/AviEcrYvvVo and https://youtu.be/HiT5BwG43eg. Markiplier tells what its like to be american its funny
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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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 18 Responses Apr 7

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    i hate it when the only person at the table

    who didnt tip says your welcome.
    bigpoppa62 bigpoppa62 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I was born here and i love this country.

    I was in the U.S.Navy. I spent a year and one half in Viet Nam As a gunner on a Rivr Patrol boat 3 1?2 miles from the DMZ and North Viet Nam. I was wounded twice and other awards. I will fight for this country anytime they ask.
    housecat1 housecat1 61-65, M 5 Responses Apr 15

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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 40 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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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 10 Responses May 26, 2014

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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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    poopmaster1960 poopmaster1960 51-55, T 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was born in the rugged mountains

    and in "Mile High City" of Denver, Colorado some 33 years ago. My family and I lived in Denver until I completed high school at 18. At that time, we all moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. I completed college at UNLV and started working full time as an accountant and now a CPA. I...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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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 4 Responses Jan 16, 2014

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    And waiting for america to come back.

    They went to get free of crazy. But still struggle with stupid rules. Made by liars. Who work for wealthy crazies.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 11

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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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    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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    Yes I was born in America.

    I love and I am living the American dream here. I am proud to be an American. If you are an American and you not then you need to rethink why you are here. Freedom is never free.
    classyandclassicalfemale classyandclassicalfemale 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 22

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    The best place to live

    and die since 1776!
    prettyg1 prettyg1 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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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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    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 16

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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 17 Responses Apr 13

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    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M Apr 12

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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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    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 like the movie God Bless America.

    whenever I watch it I'm always like "yes! oh my god, exactly!!" lol
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Honestly, almost all of the people

    who post in any of the "I hate America / American" groups sound like illiterates with anger management problems. Or just generally unfriendly, arrogant and ignorant. and people say us Americans are rude... Lol.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 15 Responses Apr 16

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    Mia Love Pens EPIC Facebook Post About Hillary

    Clinton, and What She Says is Awesome Michael Cantrell April 15, 2015 10:54 am Mia Love, the GOP’s first black congresswoman, recently put together a little Facebook post sharing her thoughts on Hillary Clinton’s announcement about running for president, and what she had...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M Apr 16

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    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 5 Responses Mar 29

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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 12 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    My dad is a veteran and my house is the only

    house in our development that has a flag pole waving an American flag. He put that up when I was little.
    Cherilyn16 Cherilyn16 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 9

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    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 21 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    im an American for sure.

    not only was I born here, as were my parents and their parents too, im also a combat veteran of the US ARMY. I was a staff sergeant (E6) in the first gulf war at the ripe old age of 24 years old. I took an oath at age 18 to defend the Constitution of United States of America...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 15

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    Question! Do you feel

    that illegal immigrants should be allowed to obtain a drivers licence in the US? Do you feel that illegal immigrants children should be allowed to receive an education in the US? I asked my mother the first question, and she said no, they shouldn't be allowed to have a drivers...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 64 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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