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I Am Ashamed of America

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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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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    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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    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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    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 am almost ashamed that I willingly identify myself as an American. I can remember when being an American was something I was so proud of. Now it seems I am part of a generation...
    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Yes , I did have relatives that fought bravely ..... Not only for the Southern States of America And in every conflict America has been in since the Founding But also on Both...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Sep 10

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    Ashamed of not living a life up to society's standard. I m single heading 35 yo. Ashamed of not achieving what society had expected me to be: no marriage no kids. I m living a...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    God bless America. Once again, respectfully I say to myself, “What the **** does that mean?” God bless America? Is that a request? Is that a demand? Is that a suggestion...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    South American cruise tours Blend South America cruises with sightseeing on land, providing a far more in-depth think about the all-natural and male-manufactured miracles from the...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    With a f*cking passion. Everyone wants to point fingers at our presidents for the financial collapse but they are just a mouthpiece for the corporations that run the entire world...
    blake000048 blake000048 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    I was looking for the page "I Am Ashamed of Being Myself," and I could have sworn that I clicked on it, but instead Firefox led me here. So what I'm going to do is tell the story...
    Kurokagi Kurokagi 18-21 Sep 2

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    I always get asked what am I and where am I from and were is my family from. And I always say the same thing, here, America. My family has always lived here and yes we have dark...
    christinajoycee christinajoycee 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    The Redskins? Come On! The other night I watched the John Stewart show, and saw the heated debate between Washington Redskins fans and a Native American coalition. As a Mohawk I...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Just when I needed to hear some good news I found this! YAY! david 17 Mail Help Follow Yahoo News     News Home U.S...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    And I hate that we aren't allowed to let that be our defining culture. I'm not German, English, Mexican, Spanish, African, Asian, or anything else. I'm an American yet society...
    Tgunn7 Tgunn7 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    This Group Should Not Exist-All "African-Americans" are US Citizens with equal eights and opportunities NOT a whole separate species. No "African-American" alive today has ever...
    Joha0505 Joha0505 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 30

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    Personally I am not worried about it when I go to travel in USA. I think of it in the way that there must be thousands? Millions? Of people with guns there but they are not all out...
    BookOfShadows BookOfShadows 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Quite a few Tauck tourists want arriving at their spot on a daily basis in advance of their Tauck journey starts, or usually extend a keep at the end of their excursion. Like a...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Determine A lot more Hear it through the individuals that subject the most – our guests. Read through excursion reviews, request issues, perspective photo galleries and...
    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    And I only recognize the fading image of America that I grew up in. America is not a perfect county, but even during our darkness years, we have moved forward to eliminate the...
    Hotdog798 Hotdog798 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I am firm in my belief that we as a Nation must return to being Governed with a policy of : We are Americans FIRST , NOT Citizens of the World , and should act according to OUR...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Sep 10

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    In the United States we call ourselves "American". So what do people in South America call themselves? Shouldn't they also call themselves "Americans"? My twelve year old asked...
    ivory050 ivory050 46-50, F 9 Responses Sep 17

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    I was born in America and I live in America so yes. I am American :)
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am mixed with African American on my dad's side. He is mixed with African American and Native American. idk what percentage that makes me T.T... love my curly hair, i rock an...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows 22-25 4 days ago

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    I was born and raised in the United States, and am a third generation Texan by birth, though I currently do not live in Texas. And the majority of my ancestry traces back to...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I m ashamed of being single. I think that means there is something wrong with me that's not lovable Searching the whole world for cure..,
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I'm not ashamed Of who I am Sure I maybe too weird for you but if you can't accept it then please just leave me be because I'm not gonna change
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Even though I am pregnant, I love my body and never ashamed of it ever. I love pregnancy very much and love getting back into shape after being pregnant 9 months.
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I've never had a reason to be ashamed of my body, even though I'm not in as good of shape as I was when I was younger. So much so, that I have no problem with walking around the...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Truth Hurts! At my age, with my lack of accomplishments In my situation (STILL) and no improvement I was so stressed out by an event tonight I really needed to get it off my chest...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I love my body and I am never ashamed of my tall, slender, shaved, tan, and toned body.
    nudistwifeandmother nudistwifeandmother 41-45, F 8 Responses Sep 19

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    I am NOT ashamed of the Gospel, because it is the POWER of GOD for the Salvation of everyone who BELIEVES. -Romans1:19 #The116Life
    MtnDewForever MtnDewForever 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Although I have been ashamed of the level of my desire/need in the past, and due to work/family, have to keep my expression of thought to sites like EP. I long for the day when I...
    shoehorny shoehorny 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Jay: Son, I have never been so ashamed... Customer: Boo! Man: Jerk! Restaurateur: Ignore them Mr Sherman, I am still your friend. Jay: Thanks (walks to his table) Restaurateur...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    He is always hiding me. He doesn't want to spend time with my family or friends. He specially keeps me a secret to his family. Everything happened ever since my grandmother passed...
    AprilBurden23 AprilBurden23 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    They get you from thundering Niagara Falls to tranquil island cruises, from chateau-style lodges for the weathered residence that encouraged Anne of Environmentally friendly Gables...
    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Our Cruisetours are all-encompassing adventures that go over the key attractions of South America. Escorted by place specialists on land, you are going to uncover the magic in the...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I was born in the continent named America, therefore I should be able to identify myself as American, I think. It's not that I have anything against the US, whatever injustices the...
    Gorstone36 Gorstone36 18-21, M 12 Responses Sep 4

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    Today...I had the best laugh chatting with one of my friends. I'm Canadian....he's American and we have wonderful Canadian/American banter....always friendly and fun. We were...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 5

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    HI...Native Americans..NOw I am trying to get American accent.Can anyone help me?by chatting on the phone or skype or facebook or here...:)
    VampireJK VampireJK 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    America is supposed to be the richest country yet Vietnamese, Japanese, Mexican, and people from other countries move over here and live like kings while some of us who are FROM...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    50% Aruban and 50% American with some german blood, i don't really like Aruba, America's okay i guess xD
    MilotheCat MilotheCat 13-15, M Sep 10

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    And I'm not afraid to say this. Just because you dislike your own government, it absolutely does not mean you hate your own country or it makes you any less patriotic. It just mean...
    Incognito666 Incognito666 18-21, M Sep 10