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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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    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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    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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    Someone Hit The Reset Button.

    I would just like to say something to the world on behalf of the American people. We're sorry... Our bad. Totally didn't mean to have an invasive, fascist, sociopathic government hell bent on the destruction of everybody's civil liberties. We (most of us) were actually trying to...
    Wildrose88 Wildrose88 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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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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    I think most people would deny it, but they love being part of large groups. Everyone wants to be an individual but in the anonymity of large groups people seem to sink to lowest...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree 61-65, M 6 days ago

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    I really don't, no. I know it's my country but I really don't LOVE it here. I LIKE it, but don't love it. Some time back one of my friends here from Thailand asked me about America...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    American girls are starved for sheer masculinity. They're prey to overtly masculine men since they're forced to function in a hyper lesbianistic culture where they're told to hate...
    TransientDude TransientDude 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Why would I be ashamed of what I am and what I do? And why would I do anything that would cause me to be ashamed later?
    chucky11 chucky11 26-30, M Jul 20

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    "Holler If You Need Me!"Holler is a verb that means to call out loudly.The young man, though blind and lost on the pathway of life, listened to the commotion of the coming crowd...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I've never understood why I've always felt so ashamed of crying and why I've never been able to get rid of the feeling that crying is a sign of weakness. I ended up weeping in...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    My family is ashamed of me but I am NOT ashamed. ๐Ÿ˜Š
    suicidalprincesss suicidalprincesss 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    I'm ashamed of myself because I'm short, ugly and am deaf in one ear, hardly anything to be proud of. I always have a hard time wherever I go, nobody really seems to like me either...
    SchwarzeWitwe SchwarzeWitwe 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am not at all ashamed of sexuality. I think that being a woman is a great thing and I have no problem showing off my curves, my chest my ***. I think there is nothing wrong with...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am an American , and proud of it!! This is greatest country God ever gave man. I feel so blessed to have been born and raised in America. If that is offensive to you, that's your...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Well, I live in Europe, never really met an Native American in person, but since i was about 11 i was obsessed about their culture. About their past and present. I actually went on...
    anouk33 anouk33 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Tension between community, Ferguson police, deeply rooted by Mark Strassman/CBS News/August 19, 2014 Protesters say long before Michael Brown was killed, Ferguson cops policed by...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 22 hrs ago

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    I was born in Stuttgart Germany to an African-American woman who had grown disillusioned with the US Army and her forbidden Bosnian Serb lover(her commanding officer did NOT...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    Men with fortitude are what American women need but will mostly run away from since these men expect a woman to know her place and act accordingly. Many women just wont want to...
    TransientDude TransientDude 26-30, M Jul 31

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    I'm three sixteenth Cherokee and one eighth Comanche. I've never been to a reservation in my life. My grandmother (the source of the Comanche and some Cherokee) was one of the most...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Um....I'm new here. I found this site very interesting....I just found out recently that I have some Native American in me....that's awesome. I'm super happy about it. I've always...
    UruhaHellion UruhaHellion 13-15, F Aug 5

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    I started having sex when I was 15 my original plan was to stay a virgin. All of the people around me were having sex and I can admit I went through an experimental stage. In a...
    Toocrazy4u Toocrazy4u 18-21 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I LOVE BEING NAKED. It is other people who are ashamed of our love for the naked body
    briangee briangee 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    Why be ashamed. Disability bites but is given. Society could employ us But chooses to medicate most. For profit. Like sixty million mad scientists. Toying with our...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Not ashamed of getting weird on webcam either! If you're female, I will show you what I mean. Send me a message :)
    toledoguy619 toledoguy619 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Ok so the outher day i learned that we might be going to war with russia. WE DO NOT NEED TO GO TO WAR. WHY CANT WE ALL GET ALONG. Thats not going to end well if there is a war i...
    Bicarter Bicarter 16-17, M Jul 22

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    Life outcome is based upon three influences - 1. Parents and society in which born and brought up ; 2. Self - what one sets out to achieve by personal efforts , dreams , ambitions...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M Jul 22

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M Jul 23

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    AnasooyAathreya-SeshaAnjaneyakrishna Athrison : August 1952 I joined Medical College . August 1992 , my career in Bhaarath India is coming to an end and USA beckoned me . My...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M Jul 24

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    I am now an American citizen. I was born in England in 1988 and in Cambridge. I became an American citizen in 2012 when I was in middle 20s.
    pregnantbride pregnantbride 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 27

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    I am a British citizen, I have been so crazy about America, wanting to live there so bad but how??? Don't tell me to get a job, it is impossible to get and I am not high skilled...
    WantingToSettleDown WantingToSettleDown 31-35, F 15 Responses Jul 29

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    I am an American female. I was born and raised in Arizona desert southwest. I am a married mom with 5 children. I currently live in an joining state but get back to Arizona...
    bethanyinusa bethanyinusa 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 4

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    From a young age, I had always loved native american culture, so when I did more studies into our family's geneaology and discovered that we are in fact mostly native american it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 7

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    If you don't like the song I Am A Real American, than you are not a real American. Fact!
    animal47 animal47 22-25, M 8 Responses Aug 11

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    And I'm proud to be an American were at least i know I'm free. And i wont forget the men who died who died, who gave that right to me. And i gladly stand up next to u and defend...
    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Id love a gitl to inbox me I lam from England and adore American girls in particular.
    Philip624 Philip624 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    The 2014 season is extremely lame so far. The talent has been good but the programming is ridiculous. They show a few weeks of talent, then a few weeks rerunning those shows...
    teezey teezey 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Sittin on my porch about to eat some KFC and sip on some purple kool-aid. After I am done I will break out the watermelon. Nothing better then summer time in America!
    BadAppleBadSeed BadAppleBadSeed 22-25, M 6 Responses Jul 23

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    Go America! Woo! I am also an Irishgirl. I want to go a visit the place where my ancestors are from. My mom keeps saying that my family in Ireland won't want to see me, or that...
    wolflover1648 wolflover1648 16-17 1 Response Jul 24

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    I am american and I want to bring back mullets and jean shorts!
    BadAppleBadSeed BadAppleBadSeed 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I am young, wild, and arrogant, dumb, proud, and American.
    BadAppleBadSeed BadAppleBadSeed 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJust proud to be an American!!!๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    ladybugluck09 ladybugluck09 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Heres my background yes i live in the usa but the south texas aka used to be part mexico its own nation state ex state then state again im not turely american im on a state of a...
    babygirlsamanthacat babygirlsamanthacat 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Americans, do you have something against British people or its country?
    WantingToSettleDown WantingToSettleDown 31-35, F 22 Responses Jul 29

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    Americans, what European countries have you been to??
    WantingToSettleDown WantingToSettleDown 31-35, F 25 Responses Jul 29