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I Am American

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     A Statement That Was Not And Still Is Not TrueOn the back of every treasured dollar bill is the affirmation that in God we trust. We have circulated this untrue statement for...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    I need to let off some steam... I don't care who likes what I have to say... I been in this country for 12 years... I worked my but off...start at the bottom and work my way up...
    lovedandadored lovedandadored 36-40, F 6 Responses 1 day 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...
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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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    America, the little lifesaving station(I cannot take credit for this illustration or poem. I heard the parable told by my father, the late Rev. Roosevelt Leon Walker, Jr. and read...
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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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    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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    We Are The 99 Percent And Our Voices Will Be Heard!!!!A monarchy is a form of government in which the office of head of state is usually held until death or abdication, is most...
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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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    "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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    And honestly. I'm not proud to be an American. We're not very smart as a country...
    epicmonk3ydude epicmonk3ydude 18-21, M 41 Responses 1 day ago

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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 4 Responses 2 days 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 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 6 days 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 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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    Proud to be American, but not proud of America.
    ThatOtherGuy16 ThatOtherGuy16 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    My Lord, those earthlings – The Hope of humanity surviving our current crisisOne day, the general of a multitude of angels said in frustration, “I just don't understand...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    America, America, I will always pray for you. We thank you God for your spacious skies perched above the amber waves of grain. Thank you for the purple mountain majesties...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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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 6 days ago

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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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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 4 Responses Apr 2

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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...
    housewifenudistcarol housewifenudistcarol 36-40, F 16 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    as many christians celebrate palm sunday i give thanks that i live in america. Anyone can believe anything they want. Initially it was to give freedom to those seeking to worship...
    backalley backalley 70+ 1 Response 5 days ago

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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...
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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 a week 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 21 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    A new study by researchers from Princeton and Northwestern Universities finds that America's government policies reflect the wishes of the rich and of powerful interest groups...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 10 Responses 3 days ago

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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 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I AM GOING TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH. IT WILL SURPRISE YOU AND YOU GOING TO GET VERY MAD. HOWEVER, I AM GOING TO TELL YOU ANYWAY BECAUSE YOU DO NEED TO KNOW AND I DO NOT NEED YOUR...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just sent naked pictures to stranger that I met on this site.
    SunniMoon SunniMoon 18-21, F 34 Responses Jan 6

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    After hearing some stories here..what do you think the future of America will be? Will we be able to change for the better or worst?
    Nny7 Nny7 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    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