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I Am Ashamed of America

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    Mistreated By the System

    Over the past 31 years i have been mistreated by the system as i am disabled with a bad back. when i tryed to get help like ssi i was told i cannot get it as i am a baby boomer and being so i am better off dead as it has caused alot of problems as for the things i had to do just...
    wetlookh2o wetlookh2o 51-55 Feb 20, 2009

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    America? What America?

          Everyone remember the America we learned about in history class? You know, that shining example of Democracy, lighting the way for the rest of the world? Yeah, that America doesn't exist anymore. When I look at how far our country's values have...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Can't Help But Feel Shameful

    I know I shouldn't be so ashamed of my Country, but I can't help but feel embarrassed when I tell people where I'm from. Currently living in Sweden, but I've lived in France for three years as well, and visited many other European countries; and in every place I try and blend in...
    unluckyrabbit unluckyrabbit 18-21, F Dec 3, 2011

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    Then Leave

    If you hate America so much, then leave. There are plenty of people who would appreciate it, so maybe you should trade places with them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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    I Am Ashamed Of America

    I love america living here is a gift from god, but the leaders and congress has sold the ppl down the river, their only concern is their own pockets and how much they can take the ppl for.. there is no concern about the ppl at all. many can,t pay their bills, many are homeless...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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    Drugs. Violence. Rape.

    Sex. Debt. Corruption. Death. Anguish. Agony. Injustice. Prejudice. "Land of the free and the home of the brave" is just an illusion branded into the heart of America so that it has something to cover up the f*cked up history it has. Europeans came to America and, knowing...
    Nixismachina Nixismachina 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    At Times

    There are Times When America Really Upsets me. But I don't want to Leave my home land, I think our Government makes some really Crappy decisions and at times I wonder what there doing but isn't that good thing to Being in a Democracy you can disapprove with out Hating it!
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2008

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    Five Awesome Things the WPA Did At the height of the Great Depression, Americans desperately needed jobs, and the country's infrastructure was crumbling. As a solution to both...
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    I don't understand why people get so offended when certain black Americans like myself don't want to be addressed as African. African people actually from Africa don't consider us...
    ReneeTay ReneeTay 18-21, F 15 Responses Apr 27

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    I am a proud American. Born and raised in the USA. My nationality is 75% American Indian. It's the Stars and Stripes. The red, white and blue. Blood sweat and tears. American...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    America, the land of the freedom to express yourself, the land of different biomes, the land of greatness, but most importantly, the land of the beautiful chunky women! I love...
    BiggerIsBetter44 BiggerIsBetter44 13-15, M May 1

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    I am one big mixture of things . I was told by my Aunt who keeps up with our Family Tree, I am European, Mediterranean & Native American . Specifically, Blackfoot & Raritan Bay...
    Kayleney Kayleney 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    The 1940s-50s were the best time America had. When there was an American Dream worth having. Before the liberals, hippies, communists, blacks, muslims and gays ruined it...
    ozms13X ozms13X 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Every day, every time I go to school I learn to become more and more ashamed of myself then I currently am. Everybody always has to point out the bad of me. Even the person I used...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    After almost 1 1/2 years of being married to my husband who has two children, 5 and 8 years old, respectively, from a previous marriage with 50/50 shared custody, I have to...
    SoCalStepmom SoCalStepmom 36-40, F Apr 27

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    I wrap my true self in chains, & mask into a different person, & I am ashamed of my true self
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 28

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    The only people who seem to be ashamed of nudity, regardless of the reason, are those people who still haven't learned that nudity in general doesn't equal sex. If only those...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 2 Responses May 12

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    I'm not ashamed at all! Here's a pic of my c@ck to prove it! :P
    Jpfunjunky Jpfunjunky 31-35, M 26 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dear God, I pray that I get to have the courage and the perseverance to fight and not care of the risks involved. I am truly ashamed of myself. If it was only myself, I would...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 2 days ago

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    I live in Cyprus what American Politic did along with British Politic in 1974 with Turkish when Cyprus was suppose to go back to Greece. During Geneva talks there 2nd attack with...
    Raina79 Raina79 31-35, F Apr 23

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    America is amazing and I am proud to be an American.
    ateenagertoday ateenagertoday 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    Grouping all Americans as one, good job morons. Listen up, NOT everyone is the same. Just because a few people from America are unpleasant doesn't mean we all are. Same with any...
    LonelyRollingStar LonelyRollingStar 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    I am American I'm also black ... So that makes me a black~American and that's something totally different ... And that's cool too
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 6 Responses Apr 25

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    Tracii Lynne Show has built a strong reputation as a top entrepreneur across the United States of America. She has excellent business management skills with the ability to manage...
    stepenjovs stepenjovs 31-35, M Apr 29

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    Whatever mankind decides to believe, is his choice, but whichever way he decides to believe, won't change God's plans for our future, in the least. If you don't want to believe in...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F May 2

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    I have always been mesmerized by Native Americans.. Their culture, their wisdon, everything!! haha I always kinda figured I'd end up marrying a native american girl :)
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 5 Responses May 8

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    Captain America vs Iron man Wins Captain America...
    nath2281 nath2281 13-15, F 1 Response May 10

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    There was a news article going around that rap music has more of an impact on America than the Beatles....Seriously? Black Folks have been making a impact, influence, on America...
    boss21519 boss21519 31-35, M 1 Response May 10

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    born and raised in America. If I had to leave America I would go to Australia
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Amongst other lineages, I have Powhatan, Cherokee, Shawnee, and Cree in my bloodlines. I am even a descendant of Chief Moytoy of Tellico. Being a type of mutt, I do not quite look...
    wohaliunega wohaliunega 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 23

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    America's president and its government went to war only for the oil.
    poopmaster1960 poopmaster1960 51-55, M 9 Responses Apr 23

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    I am native american-Canadian.(Cree, Saulteaux and sioux.). My Spirit animal is a bear. I was given it at 12. Strong history in my background.
    AmbitionWithaClearVision AmbitionWithaClearVision 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Okay lol. So now I wanna ask you one thing. If there is, especially in your beautiful country, the freedom of speech, why did you report my posts? Even if it is wrong and negative...
    russianangel russianangel 16-17, F 8 Responses Apr 24

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    Even though I'm American sometimes I have little faith in us as a nation. We are kind of stupid, spoiled, and ignorant.
    sopherosie sopherosie 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 24

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    I hate American politics for sure. Politicians are pure evil.
    theindigoboy theindigoboy 18-21, M Apr 25

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    Damn . I'm American, sadly so this is an insult but it's okay . Although I live in a modern day Gomorrah, I can still pray for you and your hate filled heart .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    Im still a proud American.I think We are in some rocky timesat the moment and a lot of things have saddened Me These last few years.After watching and reading the news today its...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 9 Responses Apr 28

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    I can see here mostly people are senior not young. well, I'm not American but I think I like them that can be a reason to join this group,,,,,
    faisell faisell 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    I feel judged when I say I am Native American because people don't believe me cause i'm so fair skinned i'm also an Alaska native but I mean look at my picture I look like a white...
    MarleyShitkaDavis MarleyShitkaDavis 13-15, F 3 Responses May 1

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