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I Am Ashamed of America

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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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    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 16-17, F Dec 3, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    boobsandbrains boobsandbrains 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I have never been ashamed of my body ever. I keep in great shape by exercising, swimming, biking, playing sports, eating right, and having sex. However, not in that order.
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F a week ago

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    It's like I look in the mirror and keep getting reminded and people say let go of the past but it's all over my body in my head at least. When you do something you are truly...
    EmotionaLila EmotionaLila 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Zacarabear Zacarabear 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    HikariOkaga HikariOkaga 16-17, M 22 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm not tired of America, I'm just tired of everyone thinking that America is some sort of perfect safe haven. WE as citizens of the US have allowed those in power to screw it up...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 25

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    Which is very vague because "American" could refer to any country in the Americas. Am I from Peru? Alaska? The proper term is... uh... United Statesian...?
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Mar 31

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