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I Am American

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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 11 Responses Apr 6

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    Sent our kid to summer camp like a good parent

    should.. Summer camp- $548.00 Things for camp- $93.00 Spending money- $160.00 Total... To DAM much! 2nd day into a 7 day trip call home... I'm broke! Please tell me that I'm not the only one who feels ripped off by summer camps?!?!?!?!
    ladybugluck09 ladybugluck09 26-30, F 8 Responses 17 hrs 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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    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 37 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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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 13-15, F 1 Response May 26

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    I wasn't exactly born here,

    but I've been living in this country since 5 or so. I was originally born in England. :) But I've adapted to the American ways, I probably don't act a British gal.
    MeowChan99 MeowChan99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    In honor of AMERICA Happy Fourth

    :D http://youtube.com/watch?v=ouOI2Hbi4fo
    Playarinfonito Playarinfonito 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Life outcome is based upon three influences - 1.

    Parents and society in which born and brought up ; 2. Self - what one sets out to achieve by personal efforts , dreams , ambitions ; 3. Destiny - predetermined . I never thought I would become A Doctor - that one is father's influence . I became A Surgeon , Studied and Worked...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M 20 hrs ago

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    rain was gonna cancel everything

    but it was just cloudy
    backalley backalley 70+ Jul 4

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    Happy 4th of July everyone

    and happy birthday America!!!!! :-D
    Barefooter25 Barefooter25 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Yeah, for some reason everyone thinks I'm NOT

    American, as in, I've been asked if I was Canadian (twice), Scottish, Irish, Canadian again, British, and French, oh, and Russian. the only remotely correct one would be Scottish and Irish because that is my heritage, my great grandfather actually came here (America) from...
    SystemShutdown SystemShutdown 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    From One Vet To Another

    As a Vet myself I just want to say thank you to all those who fought for our country. God bless you all.
    det123 det123 61-65, M 10 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!

    !! In honor of the 4th of July: For all the people here in this country Here right now, on this patriotic day God bless you all and to you, I say Our freedom will never be taken away!
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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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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    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 21 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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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 3 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    Female American Wife And Mom

    l am Carol and an American made female. I am married and a mom of 3 and working on number 4. I recently joined EP after being encouraged to do so by some of my girlfriends told me about this website. I am a proud American and love this country and our way of life. However...
    housewifenudistcarol housewifenudistcarol 36-40, F 17 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    I was born in America.

    I have traveled to many other countries and love being in the USA the best. For the most part, I enjoyed seeing other countries like Australia and many of the European countries. The things I did not like were the countries of WWII that had not rebuilt in many areas. I found...
    nudistfamilyonbeach nudistfamilyonbeach 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    15 giveaways that you're American,

    written by a Non-American! My husband asked me if I had been EVERYWHERE!
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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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 31-35, F 10 Responses Jun 4

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    I am an American , and proud of it!

    ! This is greatest country God ever gave man. I feel so blessed to have been born and raised in America. If that is offensive to you, that's your problem I will never apologize for being proud of my county. This county has done more good for mankind in is short 237 years then all...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    WHAT IF ? Speech that Got Judge Napolitano

    Fired from Fox News NWO IlluminatiWHAT IF ?WHAT IF ...... ?"What if" we wake up and stop re electing the same politicians term after term after term and expecting things to change or get better???"What if" we stop believing the TV is a source of news and instead that it is...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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 from birth. Babies are inoculated with poison vaccines. Public school teaches children what to think, not how to think...
    5footfairy 5footfairy 26-30, F 34 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    MURICA!

    🎉🎉🎉🎉🎊🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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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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    thank you those who served

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

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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 22 Responses Jan 20

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    Glenn Beck’s Plan To Help Children At The

    BorderTHE FUTURE IS NOWPEACE.GOING BEYOND THE IGNORANCE OF A DUALISTIC PARADIGM.Don't forget the Palestinian children too Glenn.Glenn Beck is going to the border to give the illegal immigrant children there food and more – no matter what fallout there is from it. He...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 11

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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 16 Responses Jan 25

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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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    I don't get why so many people hate America

    *facepalm* We are so damn lucky we don't have war going on in the streets blowing up houses and kidnapping women. yes the government kind of sucks and some people are selfish but that doesn't mean we HATE America We just hate the flaws America has but every country has...
    Stayfreesailor Stayfreesailor 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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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 tragedy in our nation and the nearly 3,000 innocent lives taken that fateful date.
    mominden mominden 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 1

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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 85 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    kadencejames kadencejames 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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

    and women defending our freedom ^-^
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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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 1 day ago

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    To be honest, I used to not like America.

    I'm not sure why though. But that all changed once I met this guy. Now America's great. And I love it.So, Happy Independence Day and God bless America.
    DinosaurPie DinosaurPie 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F Jul 4

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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 12 Responses May 24

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    I am American. Even tho I didn't know

    that was a race (but I do now :D)
    PinkParisChiffon PinkParisChiffon 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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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    " growing up in little pink houses,

    making out on living room couches, blowing that smoke on Saturday night a little messed up but we were all alright... HEY"
    ladybugluck09 ladybugluck09 26-30, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    We hear a lot about war,

    Or hurricanes that hit our shore. We hear a lot about hard times And a good deal more about the crimes That make the front pages of our news. But all that does is sing the blues... About America! Now, what of The Good things in our lives-- About the men who love their wives...
    doomsdaysmores doomsdaysmores 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 4

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    happy 4th of july to everyone on EP,

    thank you to anyone on EP,who is serving or has served,to give us a reason for this holiday,
    bluesky52 bluesky52 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 4

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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 8 Responses Apr 15

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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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    Hello. I am from Germany,

    but I now reside in France. I am interested in meeting people from around the world, so I would enjoy meeting some of you. Have a happy Independence Day.
    Blizzardpaw Blizzardpaw 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 4

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    Talking it people from other countries

    sometimes makes me so happy that I live in the USA!
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    happy birthday america.

    ..from sea to shining sea
    backalley backalley 70+ Jul 4

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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 50 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!

    !! time to get the beer meat and fireworks ...(anyone watched the show)
    2tall4heels 2tall4heels 16-17, F Jul 4

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