I Am American

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    GAY MARRIAGE IS A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT!

    Everyone can marry whomever they want in every single state, I'm so overjoyed!
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin
    22-25, F
    46 Responses Jun 26, 2015

    Let the gays get married,

    let the rednecks have guns, let the atheists be atheists and the Christians be Christians. This is America, America is about freedom. Freedom to live how you please and be happy about your life, so smoke a bowl, shoot your guns, cuss a lot, praise Jesus, and wish those two...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    28 Responses Aug 4, 2015
    MsSaraahLVivian MsSaraahLVivian
    22-25, F
    20 Responses Jun 1, 2015

    They should keep the confederate flag up In SC.

    After all its part of our american heritage!
    sarahEhlVvian sarahEhlVvian
    22-25, F
    58 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    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
    39 Responses Nov 1, 2013

    Thank you veterans !!

    !! You deserve more than a day!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    Honestly, I would rather live next to a whole

    family of Syrian refugees than next to one Islamophobic American who thinks we should leave the refugees for dead. What the **** is wrong with you all, seriously.
    Madison18 Madison18
    18-21, F
    18 Responses Nov 24, 2015

    D-Day should be acknowledged

    and remembered today. I'm proud to be American.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    Happy Veteran's Day to the veterans!

    !! Thank you for your service and sacrifice!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Nov 10, 2015

    I'm 16 years old, and I love my country.

    I am planning to go into the Marines once I graduate high school in order to protect and defend it and its people. And also get to shoot awesome guns and run around and look badass in the uniform😂 those are added bonuses😂
    matt224 matt224
    18-21, M
    21 Responses Aug 31, 2015

    Hey Madison18 that posted about guns.

    You didn't like my answer so you had to block me?? Shows your an immature liberal that cannot hold a conversation. Get a few years under your belt sweetheart, and pray you never need to protect yourself. Just because I refuse to be a sheepal and drink the liberal kool aid...
    nevadagurl nevadagurl
    46-50, F
    20 Responses Aug 6, 2015

    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
    72 Responses Jul 11, 2013

    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
    22-25, F
    52 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    Thanks to all veterans

    for keeping our country safe and the many sacrifices you have made for us!
    MWBB MWBB
    61-65, M
    1 Response Nov 11, 2015

    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.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    35 Responses Sep 25, 2014

    Mrs. Clinton: "Isn't it about time we had a

    woman as President?" Me: "If our only option is you, I'm more than willing to wait some more." Hillary Clinton supporters are either stupid or ignorant. Most, if not all, of them seem to support her simply because she is a woman. To those people I ask this: Do you really want...
    Alleyandra Alleyandra
    22-25, F
    20 Responses Dec 7, 2015

    Donald Trump reminds me of the bully in

    elementary school who kept calling me a loser. But Donald Trump is a millionaire so I don't know what that says about bullies. I wonder what that kid from elementary school is doing now. If he's a millionaire too, I'm just going to be done with life and move into a comfy hole...
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed
    22-25, F
    26 Responses Aug 17, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 25, 2015

    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...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    64 Responses Oct 2, 2014

    A basic summary of users

    who message me: 75% Indian 15% Middle Eastern 6% Australian 4% American... .... What's going on here, guys? Hm? 😢 Why is this happening?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    38 Responses Jan 6, 2016
    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13
    22-25, M
    18 Responses Oct 19, 2014
    HiatusStyles HiatusStyles
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Jan 14, 2016

    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
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Jun 7, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Apr 13, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    20 Responses Jan 20, 2014

    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
    41-45, M
    6 Responses May 26, 2014

    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
    7 Responses Nov 14, 2012

    I'm not a Patriot . Not an Anti-American.

    I was born here . I live here. I don't feel American though . Is that a thing? No . There is no such thing as American culture or heritage so how do I feel American? I love my country...to an extent . I don't think my country loves me and my government is taking away my rights...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    16 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    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
    66-70, M
    1 Response Aug 9, 2013

    I was born, raised, and live in the great

    country called the United States of America. I am a very proud American female citizen by promoting American values, voting, and flying my country's flag in my front yard of my country , I am primarily a conservative woman but liberal only in two areas. I served in the United...
    happypianoteacher happypianoteacher
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    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
    51-55, F
    9 Responses Apr 6, 2014

    "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
    14 Responses Apr 7, 2015

    I want to visit each state at least once.

    I want to see all of the landmarks and nature and beauty this country has to offer :)
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Nov 10, 2015

    The best place to live

    and die since 1776!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Oct 7, 2014

    We live In a country

    where people are still wiling to tell you that increasing gun control will cause more gun deaths, talk about counterintuitive. The CDC recently released a study- one which conservatives can't comprehend- that states 89,127 Americans have died since December of 2012. To put...
    LordSathanus LordSathanus
    22-25, M
    16 Responses Aug 5, 2015

    Fear is the exact emotion

    that ISIS wants to strike up in our hearts. This is exactly why we should take syrian refugees. We should show ISIS that we stand for more than life and death; that we stand for principles and humanity.
    SNOWD0N SNOWD0N
    22-25, M
    10 Responses Nov 18, 2015

    I am also of African decent.

    I am grateful everyday that I was born in this country, and with that gratitude I think about my ancestors. I don't dwell on their pain, I honor them by utilizing every tool available to achieve the American dream. I go to college, I work, I respect my fellow man, and I respect...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jul 22, 2015

    I don't have a flag shoved up me,

    but I am certainly proud to be an American. this is who I am and I love my country. Do people take it too far sometimes? Yes. But then there are people who don't care enough.
    MotorcycleKate MotorcycleKate
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2016

    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
    58 Responses Jul 2, 2013

    I kinda understand why some people don't like

    America now. This scares me, js
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    17 Responses Sep 1, 2015
    BlueJayy BlueJayy
    22-25, F
    21 Responses Mar 25, 2015

    I love my country but not

    so much all the people. I'm tired of racist ****. There bad and good of all races. I don't know what has come of this world. Really I don't. America is not the only country fulla airheads.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Aug 31, 2015

    I'd sit by my grandpa with pride.

    He fought in World War Two. He was a front line war hero. He was shot in the leg and the wound went all the way up and down where he was shot. He was over 6 ft tall and was very handsome even at 91 years old when he passed away. Very wise and loving grandpa. I couldn't have...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    Sympathy from Germany

    for the four marines killed.
    EngelH EngelH
    18-21, T
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2015

    Proud to be an American.

    Thanks to all the veterans
    grace206013 grace206013
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Aug 8, 2014
    aryunknown aryunknown
    22-25
    Nov 11, 2015

    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
    14 Responses Oct 31, 2013

    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

    Honestly, almost all of the people

    who post in any of the "I hate America / American" groups sound like illiterates with anger management problems. Or just generally unfriendly, arrogant and ignorant. and people say us Americans are rude... Lol.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Apr 16, 2015

    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
    19 Responses Jul 2, 2012

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 9, 2015

    Actually Obama is every bit

    as evil as Hitler. He is a muslim socialist which makes him a COMMUNIST for those who don't like to make the connection. His one goal is the destruction of America and the conversion of American from a Christian nation into a muslim state run by himself as a dictator.......not...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    40 Responses Mar 26, 2016

    Only in America will people fight to keep a

    fetus alive and then turn around and tell them once they're adults that they don't deserve a livable wage.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Aug 6, 2015

    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
    9 Responses Sep 20, 2014

    I really think George Washington had a crystal

    ball to see the current state of US politics when he strongly discouraged a party system. It's done nothing but be a divisive entity in congress stifling the law making progress. As a result I just feel like it's created these false loyalties and everyone placing blame when...
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed
    22-25, F
    11 Responses Aug 13, 2015

    My dad is a veteran and my house is the only

    house in our development that has a flag pole waving an American flag. He put that up when I was little.
    Cherilyn16 Cherilyn16
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Mar 30, 2015

    mmmmm slow cooked pork roast with potatoes corn

    carrots and onions and cinnamon rolls for dessert yummy lol
    ashes1229 ashes1229
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Apr 28, 2015

    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

    Yes I was born in America.

    I love and I am living the American dream here. I am proud to be an American. If you are an American and you not then you need to rethink why you are here. Freedom is never free.
    classyandclassicalfemale classyandclassicalfemale
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    I'm a Veteran a Husband a Father Our Country

    may be havibg sone issues but we will over xome them. We may be hated in parts of the world but thousands of my brothers and sisters will rise to meet them head on, with our British French German Dutch Belgian Italian Turkish Norwigen Korean Saudi, Iraqi Japanese Canadian and...
    Imhungrytoo Imhungrytoo
    51-55, M
    4 Responses May 13, 2015
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