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I Am Ashamed of America

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    my post about being ashamed to be an American sometimes proved my point about some Americans being to prideful, many comments telling me to leave and go back to where I came from...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 22

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    I have been ashamed of my country for a few years now. Some people think Democrats are better than Republicans. I used to think so too, but then I realized how stupid that was...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 11 Responses Mar 10

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    and sometimes I am ashamed to be one. I think Americans can be the most overly prideful. and that's is a bad thing to be.
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 25 Responses Mar 22

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    ... or actually basically always. But I try hard not to show it. The truth is: I feel ashamed for not being loved. I feel ashamed for living alone, without a loving partner...
    ElonaElona ElonaElona 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Certain things bother me about being American... The word "American" bothers me. Why? The fact is, there are three Americas: North, Central and South. As well as we are not the...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 13

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    I have nothing seriously wrong with my life: I am a healthy, educated, employed person. And yet sometimes I feel so anxious and ashamed of who I am I can hardly stand it. The fact...
    deannapatricia deannapatricia 26-30 1 Response Mar 14

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    I am, but that DOES NOT mean I'm blindly patriotic, and I don't think America is "the greatest fvkkin' nation on Earth!". I'm a human being first and foremost, and I appreciate it...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 5

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    Yes I was born in America. I love and I am living the American dream here. I am proud to be an American. If you are an American and you not then you need to rethink why you are...
    classyandclassicalfemale classyandclassicalfemale 31-35, F 13 Responses Mar 22

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    I was not born in America but outside the United States. However, I am an American citizen and have been since birth. I had dual citizenship at birth. When I was 18 I announced...
    mominfamilypool mominfamilypool 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    Planned obsolescence is the act of designing something to become obsolete or self destruct at a certain point in the future for the purpose of replacing it with something else. We...
    Brooke01 Brooke01 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I was not born in America but born in Australia. My parents are Americans and were living in and working at the American Embassy located in Sydney. I came along and was born...
    olderwifeandmom olderwifeandmom 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    One might be inclined to wonder 'how did we get here?' In Georgia a vet who was suffering from psychological issues was killed two weeks ago by police. The cop who shot him felt...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    yes i do . they like saying hurtful things and do hurtful things . if they only knew how painful and miserable it is to have to keep telling people the awful things they say and do...
    furrycats furrycats 31-35 Mar 10

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    yes i do . they like saying hurtful things and do hurtful things . if they only knew how painful and miserable it is to have to keep telling people the awful things they say and do...
    furrycats furrycats 31-35 1 Response Mar 10

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    yes i do . they like saying hurtful things and do hurtful things . if they only knew how painful and miserable it is to have to keep telling people the awful things they say and do...
    furrycats furrycats 31-35 Mar 10

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    I know almost nothing about native American culture but something about it really interests me. I wish I could learn a little bit about it. Like immerse myself in knowledge of this...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I'm American. I don't see myself living here forever though and my boyfriend is looking at working overseas in a few years. I'd be more than happy to go with him. I always admire...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Mar 9

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    I'm very proud to be American. Thanks to all of out troops who has fought for out country and I am damn proud to be an American citizen! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yH61hFsma24
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I'm proud of my Native American ancestry. I have Native American blood in me. I'm a Cherokee and I love who I am.
    freckles45 freckles45 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I don't like the American way of life. I think the vast majority of young americans are selfish and brainless, yet I think the government has made us this way on purpose so they...
    meeeghanp77 meeeghanp77 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    The Markiplier history of america. https://youtu.be/AviEcrYvvVo and https://youtu.be/HiT5BwG43eg. Markiplier tells what its like to be american its funny
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have no hope for this country. People say they want a government that represents the people? We have one. It's full of incompetent morons, just as everyday Americans like myself...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was born in the rugged mountains and in "Mile High City" of Denver, Colorado some 33 years ago. My family and I lived in Denver until I completed high school at 18. At that...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    At the time I was born, my parents were overseas and living in Europe. My father was in the military at that time. I had dual citizenship until I finally declared my American...
    tallandleggyfemale tallandleggyfemale 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    America - Tin Man (1974)
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M Mar 9

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    America - Ventura Highway (1972)
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I'm an American and I'm damn proud of it!
    MizzChocolate99 MizzChocolate99 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 9

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    Hello all. I wanted to know how you feel when you are labeled as light skin or dark skin. I can't stand it when other African Americans use this skin color thing to divide us even...
    fjgreen95 fjgreen95 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 10

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    Hello from the United Kingdom, to all Americans! :)
    TickTockTickTock TickTockTickTock 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 10

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    I never really thought about what it means to be an American until my Cousin joined the Army and went to Afghanistan for over a year. Since he came home and hearing about some of...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    I love my Menominee people and proud to be native American.
    Thund3r224 Thund3r224 36-40, M Mar 12

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    I'm very English am pleased to have lots of friends in America. I find the difference between your English and PROPER English very interesting. One thing that is very noticeable...
    bilnic bilnic 70+, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    Bred and born American Indian/mutt mix here. Mostly German, Cherokee Indian and the rest I'm unsure of.
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 16

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    Well --- I am not. Our 14 year old son, however, must wear the American--Canadian--Hybrid--Mutation--Rainbow--********--Maple Leaf --Birth--Right--Tattoo, like a Flagging Medal of...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Born in Africa......Raised in America.
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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