I Am An American

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 660 People

    FreeThinker2 FreeThinker2
    May 26, 2015

    So, Therefore I am English,

    Scottish, French, Native American, and Romanian Gypsy.... They're all my heritage...and really isn't that what being American about? We used to be a "Great Melting Pot" What Happened?
    DesertSage DesertSage
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2015
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    Jul 5, 2015
    abercrombie99 abercrombie99
    18-21, M
    Jul 19, 2015

    A Moment Of Rememberance

    In 1996, a humanitarian organization based in Washington, D.C., known as 'No Greater Love' conducted a survey on children and asked them why do they think there is a holiday on Memorial Day. It was agonizing to hear their remarks that were all associated with barbecues and...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 25, 2012

    Proud To Be An America.

    I was born in America, and I love America. Though it may just be my national pride talking. But I don't think America is what it was supposed to be. I mean, America has changed a lot sence whe nthe constitution was writen. I am sure they had a totaly different view on what it...
    Littledove Littledove
    18-21, F
    Oct 6, 2010

    Imagine America without Red States?

     Wonderful!They said they wanted to Secede..so what's the hold up?!...we are still waiting...want help packing? 
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2014
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Jan 23, 2014

    Well, obama caught the bad guy (Murderer)

    and now he doesn't know what to do with him. The US just captured a significant ISIS operative, and is now facing a big dilemma An American Special Ops unit captured a significant ISIS fighter in Iraq, but its plans for the operative following his imminent interrogation don't...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 12, 2016

    No atheists, no gun control,

    less government, a paridise for every Republican!This laugh is on me.....LOL
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2014

    There are two Americas.

    The America that works and the America that doesn’t. The America that contributes and the America that doesn’t. It’s not the haves and the have nots, it’s the dos and the don’ts. Some people do their duty as Americans, obey the law, support themselves, contribute to...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2016


    U.S.A baby thats where i waz born and raised
    babybrowneyes97 babybrowneyes97
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2010
    badatusernames badatusernames
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 22, 2014

    Donald Trump may come across

    as a loud mouth buffoon, but he didn't become a billionaire by insulting fellow executives/CEO's. The country needs a strong leader right now. The media, democrats and old guard republicans are scared to death of trump.....WHY? Trump is not beholden to lobbyists, big...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2016

    Progress often seems elusive

    and it would be easy to lose faith in America’s promise, but sometimes the march toward justice and equality moves the nation a little closer to that cherished ideal. This may never be a perfect society, but good people across the land will always continue in their efforts...
    Rutterman Rutterman
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2015

    In 1978 I took the following oath" "I,

    ****************, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and...
    bigmoe47 bigmoe47
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 4, 2014

    Wishing everyone a wonderful

    and blessed Happy Thanksgiving! :)
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2015

    In the America I grew up in,

    we didn't need cars seats for everyone to go to the store. It's such chore for these young family's to buckle and in buckle, carry car seats around. I feel sorry for them (my kids included) if Car Seats are so important why aren't the school bus full of car seats?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 29, 2015
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2014

    How fat are Americans?

    38% of adults and 17% of children are obese (which is defined as a BMI equal to or greater than 30) https://www.yahoo.com/health/obesity-still-on-the-rise-among-americans-with-130337702.html 69% of adults and 32% of children are overweight (which is defined as a BMI of around...
    ThePowerbroker ThePowerbroker
    22-25, M
    Feb 2, 2016
    LordSathanus LordSathanus
    22-25, M
    Jul 24, 2015

    I am 3rd generation Italian-American.

    I love what America stood for. just upset about where it is and where its going.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2015

    I became a U.S. citizen last June (2013)

    and before that I was in the Marine Corps. I left home at 18 and everything I have accomplished or in the processing of accomplishing is because of what America has made possible for me :) Semper Fi! and God Bless!
    143ily 143ily
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2014

    I am proud to be an American

    and thankful for those who have served our Country. A few of my family members have served; most notably both of my Grandfathers during WW2. I have had several friends who have deployed in the middle east as well. -“I’ll carry this flag to the grave if I must ‘cause it...
    Mrmysterio13 Mrmysterio13
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2014

    What I Think

    I think if you'r an American in your heart, that is what makes you an American. Not your ethnicity.It's a state of allegiance .
    thisjourney thisjourney
    56-60, F
    Jan 10, 2011

    Difficult to argue with any of these.

    ... There are probably more than 1,000 reasons as to why I should not vote Democrat, but here’s my argument for 12 of the absolute best. 1. I'm voting Democratic because I love the fact that I can now marry whatever I want. I now may marry my Labrador. 2. I'm voting...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Feb 16, 2016

    Charles Krauthammer on Hillary Clinton

    Recently, Charles Krauthammer alluded that he had no doubt some of the 30k emails Hillary deleted from her private e-mail server very likely had references to the Clinton Foundation, which would be illegal and a conflict of interest. The Clinton Foundation is "organized...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2016

    Like most, I'm descended from hunters

    and cattle herders, who all had funny accents.
    ColdMountain ColdMountain
    61-65, M
    Nov 19, 2014

    I live in Lower Michigan in the United States

    of America if anybody is local and wants to chat please feel free to message me
    spankyouhard9 spankyouhard9
    56-60, M
    Jan 24, 2016

    One World Trade Center

    Arriving at the hotel yesterday and pushing open the window blinds I am met with this imagine. A flood of emotions overtake me within an instant, the structure is gorgeous and it's greatness and grandeur is undeniable and yet I am saddened as well.  The birth of this building...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 21, 2012

    My distant relatives are from England.

    But I have been born and raised in New Bedford, MA my whole life.
    Chelsea1973 Chelsea1973
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2015

    Cognitive Dissonance,

    A Huge Problem In America Today.Ah Chu!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Jan 23, 2014

    A guy at work started dating guy from another

    country. he married him today I can bring my self to congradulate him. I think he did it get into our country. I do not think it is going to last and I get bad vibe. I am not even going bring that homosexual thing if it was woman I would feel same. now I see his friends...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 29, 2015

    Don't you just wake up in the morning

    and think how great you are to be an american. i have lived in america for all my life and i'm just so proud to be here. i am red white and blue through and through
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 18, 2014
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