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I Am Ashamed of America

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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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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    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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    I'm a British Guy and since I've been on EP I've made some great American friends . I've started to get a real desire for American women too . I think the difference in our British...
    EnjoyMy9Inch EnjoyMy9Inch 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    I really hate it when non american people talk about us as a whole, whenever they're saying something bad about us. Like, it's never just them saying it about a certain individual...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 23 Responses Jan 3

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    This following is very long, but if you can get through it... VERY informative; "What if 20 Million Illegal Aliens were Deported from America ? Tina Griego, journalist for the...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    For One, because it's my country. And Two, because it has more pristine wilderness and parks with clean air, water, and nature than any other country. I once travelled abroad...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 19

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    so I saw an article, and it was titled: "5 countries with the worlds hottest men" so I read it and here is what it said: (p.s this article wasn't made by an american - and you'l...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 11

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    I am a white Anglo with ancestry from Sweden Italy Germany and the Netherlands. But I was born and raised in America. I am an American. I am NOT a European American just an...
    metrucker metrucker 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    My father doesn't hold anything back when it comes to his opinions and he doesn't care your age. His truth is his truth and that is all. Anyhow, we visited him and we have a hard...
    DrivenLady DrivenLady 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a chinese-japanese american. I was born in the USA with a US birth certificate but people will still say no you are asian or a dirty communist (people tend to attack my...
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 19 Responses Jan 3

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    I wish I knew more of my heritage. I do not claim myself as Native American, that would be disrespectful since I haven't any proof. All I have aside from photos, family talks, and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I wish I knew more of my heritage. I do not claim myself as Native American, that would be disrespectful since I haven't any proof. All I have aside from photos, family talks, and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I love being black. Being African American in America is harder for most African-Americans but we always find a way to make one another laugh. Hopefully, we will truly live in a...
    MarleyQuinn MarleyQuinn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    As a girl, why would I be ashamed of wearing the sexiest undergarment? I even love letting it peek over my jeans to taunt men into copping a feel.
    sai7154 sai7154 18-21, T 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I'm not ashamed, I've been with my boyfriend for almost three months, and yea I'm pansexual, my parents sure aren't spreading the info around because they don't really like it, but...
    surgewaffle surgewaffle 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I wish I was American because I love America and I can't wait to move there =)
    blahblahblah06 blahblahblah06 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    ITS FOR THOSE NORTH AMERICAN GIRLS AND BOYS WHO LOOK DOWN UPON ME AND TREATED ME RUDELY.Because I m an Indian.Not one person but many.Well this Canadian guy who was my friend on EP...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    For those of you who are confused by whatever insane reason that has taken hold of you. I am not from India, nor am I from South America. Im not from China, Japan, Russia...
    CutttieBaby CutttieBaby 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 4

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    I love Native American men. They look so good to me. I love to look into their dark eyes. They have big strong muscles and high cheekbones. I've never had a Native American man...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I want to find my own Native American to love. I want one who will hold me in his big, strong arms and never let me go. I like to look at pictures of Native Americans. I want to...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F Jan 5

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    I just love my heritage as a Native American Indian. I have their blood inside of me and I also have their features, too. People don't know that I'm Native American. I'm a real...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I love studying African American history, African American studies is one of my majors :D
    ImperialGoddess76 ImperialGoddess76 18-21, F Jan 10

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    I live on the continent america . So that makes me american .
    YungKhroniK YungKhroniK 13-15, M 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey, I'm an American citizen living in abroad. South America. We've been here over 2 years, and I love it here. When we got here, it was total culture shock. This is a...
    southOFzero southOFzero 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    We can start be stopping the use of the term "The New World" regarding the Americas.
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    familyonvacationinspain familyonvacationinspain 46-50, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yea I'm not American and I don't live in the US. I love it tho. Mexican and proud of it :)
    Majin1712 Majin1712 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Im so happy im american cuz usa is the best country in the world!
    darcy10 darcy10 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I absolutely love African American and black women. I believe they are the most beautiful women. I would love to have a relationship with a woman who is beautiful. Black women are...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Recently I found out that I'm 1/4 Cherokee! Which isn't surprising except for the height part (I'm 6" tall) but by the high cheekbones. almond eyes, thick dark hair, and the color...
    pgtg13 pgtg13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I found American English is quite interesting to learn, therefore I am blessed to be introduced to 3 ladies that put all their efforts to teach their audience this accent. they are...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Jan 4

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    who is the leader of the east coast in America
    Russiax Russiax 26-30, M Jan 9

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    who is the leader of the east coast in America
    Russiax Russiax 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    but......I think Americans are some of the most affable and friendly people I have ever met.
    kolga kolga 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    American bred,Country by the Grace of God.
    dafalcon dafalcon 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    This new American horror story keeps me on my toes. I never know what will happen next. It's ******* awesome😈
    Sparkie667 Sparkie667 18-21, M Jan 11

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    The pressure is always on the first generation of Americans to succeed. And when they feel you're starting to get ungrateful they'll give you the story of how they came to this...
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    When there are childres in USA that need families....  There are plently of American children in need of adoption, so why go over seas to adopt a kids or baby????
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I wish knew more about my heritage. I'm Black but my family is kinda mixed up feature wise and by heritage. I know I have a lot of Native American blood such as Cherokee and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M Jan 13

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    That Moment When You Just Want To Fast Foward Time Just To See American Horror Story. ?????? Why Cant It Start Already ??????
    PorcupineBoyXD PorcupineBoyXD 13-15, M Jan 14

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    I'm so good at it, I don't need to try..... Because I am an American lol :)
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F Jan 17

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