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    In America we have Red,

    Blue and White lies!!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am an American female.

    I was born, raised, attended and graduated from college, and lived in Washington D.C. for 43 years. I am now semi-retired in a Phoenix, Arizona suburb. I am still professionally employed and just love owning and running my own law firm.
    femaleofficeworker femaleofficeworker 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I am a veteran of the Army.

    Sometimes I miss it, most days I remember that what made it great was the right mix of youth and arrogance.
    wildeire wildeire 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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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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    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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    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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    Q. How many Muslim extremists will it take to

    destroy America? A. None, American Liberals can do it all by themselves, thank you.
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 10 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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    CAUSING INTENTIONAL PAIN TOO MY BODY IS ON A

    CAM GUYS .....ANOTHER FAILURE FOR NOSH OLE
    dumbfcksandra123 dumbfcksandra123 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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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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    The best place to live

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

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    Yungneechie Yungneechie 13-15, M 5 Responses Jan 26

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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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    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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    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 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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    I was born in the great desert state of Arizona.

    We as a family lived in a little suburb of Phoenix. My parents, some of my siblings, and I now live in Paradise Valley. I have other siblings living in Glendale, Chandler, and in Scottsdale, Arizona.
    burnettenudistwife burnettenudistwife 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 23 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    I am an American citizen.

    I was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. I have 12 siblings and all are married with their own families. I am living with my husband and our five kids. My parents are visiting for a few weeks. Then they are headed south and back home to Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    momfromcolorado momfromcolorado 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I was born in Mexico City,

    Mexico. However, I have been an American citizen for 33 years. I was 16 years old when I became an American citizen. I love being in the United States with all of the rich traditional benefits at my disposal.
    familyonvacationinspain familyonvacationinspain 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I was supposed to have met my friend this

    afternoon. He stood me up, though. He's a proctologist so he couldn't be arsed, I reckon. Or maybe he's just down in the dumps.Being a proctologist can be a crappy job.I was looking forward to shooting the **** but I guess we have to do that another day,
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M Feb 4

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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 13 Responses Jan 25, 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 46 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I'm from West Virginia.

    Our pepperoni rolls are a sight to see!
    hannahlulz hannahlulz 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 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...
    Air6 Air6 36-40, M 7 Responses Feb 9

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    I was born and raised in the same town in the

    same state in the same country, but I have not once felt like I fit in here. I do not feel any 'patriotism', even during national holidays, nor do I enjoy anything about our culture. I do not see value in what our youth admires. There are two prerequisites that qualify me as an...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 16

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    Grew up in Texas but have lived in

    Massachusetts, Puerto Rico and in Maryland.
    kmac72 kmac72 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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    ....but I don't feel like an American.

    My family comes from Lebanon and Colombia, I was born here but I don't feel like I belong here. People here are too uptight about things that I just let slide, and let things slide that I am uptight about. I'll probably go back to Colombia after I finish college; I would have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 15

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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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    I am American, I feel American.

    I was born and raised in Ohio, never moved anywhere else. I'm a son of Ghanaian immigrants but I swear I love this country more than I love a whole of things. I go crazy on the 4th of July and I cry on September 11th. The United States is my country, I don't know any country's...
    MO513 MO513 13-15, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    RULES FOR KICK'N *** Rules

    for the Non-Military (Make sure you read #13 twice) Dear Civilians, we know that the current state of affairs in our great nation has many civilians up in arms and excited to join the military. For those of you who can't join, you can still lend a hand. Here are a few of the...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 16 Responses Feb 23

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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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    Proud to be an American.

    Thanks to all the veterans
    grace206013 grace206013 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 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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    I'm an American I'm a born

    and raised Texan and proud of it!!!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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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...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 83 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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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 31-35, F 12 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    I enjoy being reminded of this every

    once in awhile. GO 'MURICA! 🇺🇸 :)) our brutal history and diversity just makes it all the better! :D
    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    Life is a blessing.Having life

    and being born and raised in the USA is a gift from the heavens above.I love NY and am very proud to be an American!
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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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 am not an American

    but I love Americans
    GauttamRR GauttamRR 18-21, M 4 Responses a week 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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    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'm pretty sure that my family came from England

    and France. Just like everyone else here except for the American Indian I am in the immigrant.
    lovlife777 lovlife777 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    painforpleasure painforpleasure 31-35, F 13 Responses Feb 1

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    And America was founded on many different

    ethnicities so the idea that prejudice still exists in this day and age blows my mind!
    Needlepokes Needlepokes 26-30, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am the all-American female.

    I am 35 years old, single, and live in Tampa, Florida. I do have children; two younger ones and three teenagers.
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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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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