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    Thank you to all the men

    and women who have laid down their lives in service to God and country.In remembrance here is video of a poem entitled "Just A Common Solider".
    GreatLakesGuy GreatLakesGuy 51-55, M 6 Responses May 23

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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 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 76 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    An Early Happy 4th of July 2015.

    ..I am lucky and extremely proud to be an American and A New Yorker...In a world filled with uncertainty I know I've been truly blessed being born In the great wonderful U...S....A......  
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Recently scrolling through a discussion on here,

    I came across a few people discussing those that will not condone same sex marriage in spite of the ruling of the Supreme Court. One individual had a simple solution to this problem of people abstaining from anything related to same sex marriage... "Then arrest them and try them...
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    And I'm not proud of it really.

    .. Just something that just happened to be. I have zero nationalism whatsoever toward America I feel as if nationalism is stupid and I'll just stay content with fighting for righteousness anywhere on the planet no matter the "nationality" of the people there
    abp62626 abp62626 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    OMG I'm so proud of all the good in this

    country!! YAYY FOR EQUALITY!! Just celebrating this great accomplishment. UGH ITS ABOUT TIME THO!! #lovewins
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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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 63 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    A huge victory today

    for my homosexual brothers and sisters. I couldn't be happier for you guys and gals.
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days 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 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 16, 2014

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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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    two years ago, ginsberg,

    sotomeyor, kennedy, kagin and brier voted down the defense of marriage act ...by arguing that marriage was exclusively the right of The States, therefore the federal government had no right to enact it.... NOW, the SAME FIVE argue that The States have NO right over marriage or...
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    What do you guys think about the government

    lighting up the White House in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage? All-time high for this country or All-time low?
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yupp sure am All that **** about the

    confederate flag Burn it so it don't offend some stupid sumbitch Hell take the prayer out of schools too Don't want to offend some Muslim do we
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My parents, siblings,

    and I were not born in America but in Europe. When I was 13 my parents, siblings, and I moved from France to America. We all became citizens of the USA then.
    femaleatthelake femaleatthelake 36-40, F 18 Responses Jun 7

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    To all those who are "valiantly" defending the

    Confederate battle flag...uh, are you just going to disregard the fact that it fueled a kid to kill nine innocent people? Did you forget about that who slavery thing that happened not too long ago?
    brandonflowers brandonflowers 13-15, F 7 Responses Jun 23

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    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 19 Responses Oct 19, 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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    Converted Converted 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    SouthernBelle2 SouthernBelle2 41-45, F 9 Responses May 25

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    MsSaraahLVivian MsSaraahLVivian 18-21, F 25 Responses Jun 1

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    D-Day should be acknowledged

    and remembered today. I'm proud to be American.
    sweetnspicy2 sweetnspicy2 41-45, F 15 Responses Jun 6

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    I proud to be an American

    where at least I know I'm free and I won't forget the men who died who gave that right to me and I proudly stand up next you an defend her skills today cause the flag still stands and they can't take that away Yeah I'm bored couldn't think of anything to post about an that...
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    And want america healed.

    But they copy the england who made us. Tax rates wrong. Tax breaks wrong. Health only if paid for. Wealthy fully apathetic on poor Unless image can be improved. Stealing lands. Courts corrupt. Cops tormented by protect how. Military damaged or uneducated...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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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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    They should keep the confederate flag up In SC.

    After all its part of our american heritage!
    sarahEhlVvian sarahEhlVvian 18-21, F 93 Responses Jun 22

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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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    Well... It looks like Scott Walker is filing

    papers today to officially run for president. If he wins.... Look out! :(
    lacymom1 lacymom1 46-50, F 8 Responses 21 hrs ago

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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 15 Responses Apr 13

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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 39 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    I love my country but I feel it's time to take

    care of our own and get back to being what we used to be before we get involved in any other country's internal strife...
    RocknRollCowboy71 RocknRollCowboy71 41-45, M Jun 23

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    BlueJayy BlueJayy 18-21, F 26 Responses Mar 25

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    such polarization! the gay marriage thing

    really has the right wing showing their true colors. just read some of these comments on this page!! seriously, do it. it's becoming more black and white than ever before. conservatives just aren't horribly decent people.
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 24 Responses 6 days ago

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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 46-50, F 46 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I might be an American,

    but I'm not going to marry a dude.
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 6 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    If I "marry" my AK-47 can O'Dumbo still come

    and take it? What about "love"? I'm so "lonely" without hat iron to hold.
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The fact that some of these "proud Americans"

    are holding on to a flag that is associated with so many evils is just another reason why I am working on moving away. If not out of the country, then at least out of the south. Everyone deserves to be happy and I will find my little slice of happiness.
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    time for a revolution.

    a group that has all races in it standing against this government.
    BigCaesar BigCaesar 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 24

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    Who cares? Maybe gay marriage will solve our

    overpopulation problem. I mean they ain't hurting nobody.
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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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 17 Responses Apr 7

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    With Memorial Day weekend upon us,

    I would ask that you keep a good thought for all of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Although what today's military is doing is not as clear cut and easy to understand as in earlier times, the United States is still a damn fine place to live and raise...
    jesluken jesluken 51-55, F 7 Responses May 22

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    sweetnspicy2 sweetnspicy2 41-45, F 3 Responses May 25

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    Gays are not special

    and should not the right of merriages. That's a bond between a man and a women period!!! You don't have more rights then me you are not special gays were killed like rats in the roman days and not sure why anyone stopped..gays degust me you are carriers of stds like aids...
    toyoman24 toyoman24 26-30, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    SarrahLVivian SarrahLVivian 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Do you recall the President referring to the

    Benghazi incident as" a bump in the road?" Today I heard an ex-Navy Seal being interviewed on Fox News regarding a book he has written about how to handle crisis situations in our lives. At the end of the interview he asked if he could make a comment on Benghazi , and of...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 12 Responses Jun 5

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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...