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I Am American

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    ūüėā I wish I was! I think I want to live

    there :L hahaha the food sounds pretty dope! *__*
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 13 Responses a week ago

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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...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 82 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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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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    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 35 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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    I wonder..what it would have been like

    if some of the people i got close to on here lived close to me?..I guess the whole saying "everything happens for a reason" applies to this maybe it's good I never met those people.They are gone for a reason.
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I just witnessed a very angry man state

    that child abuse and child neglect ONLY happens in the USA, along with teen pregnancy... 196 countries in the world, and only people here do this. Doubtful... In fact, here is an article stating the top 5 countries who sexually abuse children. and, USA is #5 on the list. http...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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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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    Why do other Countries hate us.

    Just because were the richest most powerful country so what?? Also North Korea needs to chill out about The Interview. Just because the United Stated killed so many people in WW2 so what, you win some you lose some. It was in the name of defeating Communism. I am OK with most...
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 5

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    For those of you who are confused by whatever

    insane reason that has taken hold of you. I am not from India, nor am I from South America. Im not from China, Japan, Russia, Australia or any other possible location. I was born in South Dakota of the United States of America. Im almost whiter than the snow on the ground! I...
    CutttieBaby CutttieBaby 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 4

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 7

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    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 18

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    Suddenly, the post abdicating the deaths of

    Charlie and those he worked with is unavailable. I wonder if it was CENSORED. Or, maybe someone came into her home and put a gun to her head for saying something we don't like.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    The University of Florida offers the Veterans

    Entrepreneurship Program to disabled and highly decorated Veterans. It give those who have given more than their share to their Country the education and skills to start their own business and it is FREE of charge. Please visit warrington.ufl.edu/centers/cei/outreach/vep/ for...
    UFVEP UFVEP 36-40 a week ago

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    Anything involving my social The group is

    blocked or outdated Since Sept 28 2012 I told you unstoppable bimbos
    focustracked555 focustracked555 51-55, F 1 Response 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 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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    The Leftists in this country are appauled at

    the possibility prisoners held at Guantanamo might have been "tortured"......BUT they have no problem with the hundreds of thousands of prisoners that have been tortured or killed by the Castro regime on the rest of the island???
    Tango1965 Tango1965 46-50, M 16 Responses Jan 11

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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 and raised in Southern California.

    I have property and homes in Florida, Texas, and in Arizona. I love vacationing in these states and in many other ones as well. When on vacation, my kids and I love going to the beach for swimming and sunbathing.
    mominhottub mominhottub 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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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 12 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 24 Responses Oct 19, 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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    Proud to be an American.

    Thanks to all the veterans
    grace206013 grace206013 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    I have to slightly disagree with thevmost

    powerful and the biggest and i speak from a militatary point of view and thats 26yrs and 3 wars later the biggest thing isvcalled Demrocy a free people to make choices even england answers to a monarchy you type govt. and you lookvat our things we buy how many say made in the...
    sucamuff sucamuff 66-70, M Jan 5

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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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    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 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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    My husband now wants me to take antibiotics all

    the time...he's even putting them in my food I think. The reason, he says, is that this way he can stand to enter the bathroom after I do my bowel movement. Otherwise he complains about the odors. Apparently his mother had told him that when women do Number 2, it comes out clean...
    suzzieQue suzzieQue 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 8

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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 11 Responses May 26, 2014

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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 19 Responses Jan 3

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    minniecc11 minniecc11 26-30, F Jan 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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    I love being an American.

    I was born in the 50th state named Hawaii in January 1976. I have an Aquarius horoscope. After I graduated from high school, I moved New York City with my family to attend college at NYU and to be a dancer and model. I was quite successful at both by graduating from college...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 13 Responses 4 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 65 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    dinadana dinadana 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4

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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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    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 12 Responses Jan 25, 2014

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    dinadana dinadana 31-35, F 11 Responses Jan 4

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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...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 70 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    Another barbaric act of hatred towards the west

    was commited in Paris this week.There's no doubt in my mind that every media and news reporting outlet that cowards down to the islamic bullying and self censures theirfreedom of expression for the sake of political correctness...can be held as an accomplice to these murders.So...
    Tango1965 Tango1965 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 10

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    I'm embarrassed to be an American by faux news.

    http://egbertowillies.com/2015/01/18/french-tv-ridicules-fox-news-no-go-zones/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=EgbertoWillies.com&utm_content=Watch%20French%20TV%20make%20fun%20of%20Fox%20News%20claims%20of%20Islamic%20'no-go%20zones'%20in%20Paris%20...
    deanekone deanekone 66-70, M 14 Responses Jan 18

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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 will never forget 9/11.

    Before 9/11 I kinda liked Muslims I was OK with them; but after the day of 9/11 I stopped trusting them. I personally think Islam should be outlawed in the United States. I will not trust them until ISIS is eradicated. Then I might trust them again.
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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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 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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    I am a white Anglo with ancestry from Sweden

    Italy Germany and the Netherlands. But I was born and raised in America. I am an American. I am NOT a European American just an American
    metrucker metrucker 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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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 16 Responses Apr 6, 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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    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 22 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    Onikanohtakew Onikanohtakew 13-15, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I live on the continent america .

    So that makes me american .
    Onikanohtakew Onikanohtakew 13-15, M 9 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    If you could live in one other country

    for an entire year, which would you choose? I would go with one of the following... Italy, Ireland, Australia, Paris, Greece, Canada or Iceland... so many choices haha