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I Am Not Sure What America Stands For Anymore

Discuss Changes in Our Society and Government 377 People

    What ever happened to the Constitution?

    America was founded on principles, but now all principles of any kind have been thrown out the window. It matters how rich you are, not how you behave. Politicians can get away with everything if they have enough money and know the right people. They are above the law. Stop...
    williamcaprine williamcaprine 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    War Of Words - The Peaceful Revolution

    I have been disturbed, dissatisfied, and disenfranchised by our United States government.  People all over this country are dividing into factions. In simple terms, I will describe it as a division of thirds. One is the war faction, made up of people who believe war protects...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    The War to End All Wars?

    Recently things have come to light that are horrifying. Obama is continuing the hate agenda, and getting ready to vilify Iran and attack it. Here are two reviews of articles that seem to say we are going to attack Iraq any moment now. I rarely just cite others' articles, but in...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 16 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    View Of The Usa From An objective Observer.

    I am in my mid 60's,English with a partner who is a native New Yorker.While growing up in my teens in London, the USA was the pinnacle for both myself and my friends. Just about anything from the United Sates was cool (... we didn't use that specific word, but that is what we...
    HerrDoctorLiebenstrudl HerrDoctorLiebenstrudl 61-65, M 5 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    Society

    She sat there in her room All alone Eyes filled with tears Mind wandering Wondering what to do who to be She was never good enough She was too fat Too smart She started to give up She started to starve herself to fit in She would blow off her school work Just to avoid the...
    snickerson17 snickerson17 16-17, F Oct 12, 2013

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    I Stand For America...*

    ...the real America, not this faux corporate greedy controlling warmongering villianous union of evil men who would have us die so they can have it all. Shame on America, shame on the liars, and punch happy politicians who want to profit from supposedly serving the people...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 33 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    Have You Been Designated As An Extremist?

    The Supreme Court is going to have to reinforce the core principles of individual liberty, and the Constitution. The Federal government has overstepped its bounds, and must be reined in. They would want to vilify and arrest you, for your ability to speak out against them and to...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    America The Great

    Are we great? Are we right? Are we perfect? Are we mighty? Are we honest? Are we good? Are we merciful? Are we kind? Are we intelligent? I am not sure anymore. I have had the veil lifted, so to speak, and I see the inner workings of our country. I am not so proud anymore, I am...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 27 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    Meet The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss

    For the first hundred years or so the US was largely about Jeffersonian democracy. The idea that the independent gentleman farmer could hold their own and even get ahead with George Washington being the most celebrated example to this day. Then a little thing called the...
    wuliheron wuliheron 51-55 6 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    I Will Tell You -

    nothing. NOT the things that MOST MATTER - NOT ANY.  
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 2 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    It's Over. NO IT IS NOT!

    The first amendment has been killed. Next, the second amendment. And soon, all rights will be gone. We bow to our great lord, corporation.  If you don't understand this, it is partly your fault. You'll pay for saying anything against them. Nothing is free... ...Goodbye, free...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    America

       Oh, America whathas happened to you. You where founded on freedom.  Now its hard to know who to trust now. Its hard when the country is all corupt by people. That you can't trust any of the polations at all. America you used to stand for the home of the free and...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2010

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    I Stll Love My America

    This is a copy of a reply I just made to a post I found tonight. Please see the story titled 'Love America, Sick Of Americans' in the group experience titled "I Am Tired of America" I am an American. I don't watch CNN propaganda, hate Bill O'Reilly, and think Glenn Beck is a...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2010

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    Land Of Opportunity... What Opportunity?

    I am married and have 2 kids. My husband works, and I stay home with the kids because with the cost of gas and childcare, I wouldn't really be making money. My Husband makes decent money, but he works a lot. His job is very physical, and he is always tired. He is an amazing...
    11shypiper11 11shypiper11 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Against Slavery Of Any And All People

    FREEDOM I am sure that this is what America stands for. What standard of civility will it fall to? Our own troops firing upon us? All citizens serve the Federal government? That is totally against what the Constitution is about.  In abolishing slavery, our country took...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2010

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    Who Profits From War?

     In a search to find weapns manufacturere's profits from these wars, i found an old page from back in 2002. These were the top companies who make weapons of war. It was located at fas.org/asmp/profiles/deffirm. Here's some of the info contained there. TOP 10 Companies...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F Dec 19, 2009

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    Realizations

    Ever get the feeling that thought is so transient it barely matters? I know I do. Just when you think you've got it figured out a whole new perspective comes crashing through the wall of your house like a drunken grandma that forgot her glasses. If you take a close look at any...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    What A Shame

    This country disappoints me greatly. I won't even go into specifics, they're obvious to anyone who cares enough to look.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2011

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    Living In America

    living in this country is about opportunity. The basic outfitting of a good American is to finish high school, attend college, get into debt and live in a house. but this country is about looking for individual chooses. remember, opportunity; you have this right to branch off the...
    erichaze erichaze 26-30, M Jul 20, 2013

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    What The New America Stands For

    Ignorance, greed, lust, false religion, commufascitotalitarianist law, ignorance X 2, Statue of Imprisonment, the Unconstitution, militarism, greed, Daddy Warbucks, the enslaved, lack of freedom of speech, too weak and fearful to protest, false flag attacks, killers, Imperialists...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2009

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    Imminent Collapse

    What will we do when the real change comes? Will we sit in our houses, prisoners of war in our own country? Will we form militias and fight them? Will they bomb us, poison us, starve us? Will we all die? There is already a wall around us, we cannot leave our country without...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 9 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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    I looked up the groups

    for government and I found so many things saying "I hate the government" and "I don't trust the government." It saddens me to see these kinds of topics at such a large volume. The government might think that maybe they have made an error, might wish to apologize, and make...
    AttackingFoosa AttackingFoosa 18-21, M Jan 18

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    TheGreatOzzie TheGreatOzzie 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    Lies About Islam - A Book Review

    When terrorists strike at home or abroad, and PC propagandists rush to assure us that jihadist terror doesn't reflect "true," "peaceful" Islam, they're not only wrong, they're dangerous -- because they lull America and the West into letting their guard down against their mortal...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2010

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    The Iconic Picture Shown Here

    This photo was taken in Petaluma CA last year. It is a sign posted all around town, it is the longitude and latitude of the town, on army green metal signs. I am guessing it is for the end-times, when cities have been destroyed, and the military sign establishes the location...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    It just seems like a lot of talking about what

    we are going to do and very little "doing"
    Mistersheep Mistersheep 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26, 2014

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    The Recipients

    Black, red, yellow, and white--how blue! A deployed army protecting their fort. Many men, women, and children scattered in front--like pigeons roaming a courtyard, searching for a morsal of bread. They wondered impatiently, with discuss and dismay on their faces. Some were...
    kingdavidx kingdavidx 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    My Country Is Gone.

    I feel like sleeping beauty. Like I just woke up and found my country on fire. Im ashamed of the misplaced loyalty Ive had in government personal. I embarressed that I dreamed of serving a corrupt government that turns on its own people. How could I be so misguided? Having all...
    gumbone gumbone 22-25, F 22 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    The New Preamble Of The Corporate State Of America

    We, the stockholders of the corporations of the North American Union, in order to form a more perfect organization, to justify the   establishment, insure domestic productivity, provide for our common defense, promote our general welfare, and secure the blessings of...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    America? Where Are You?

    Oh, my America. Falling apart at the seams, she is. No one knows how to darn or sew anymore. We just sit here and watch people on television do it. America also lets television speak her mind. How many times have you caught yourself repeating a pundit's rant, and wondered...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 58 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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    When I Vote...

    See, when I vote I feel like its a fruitless chore Lies from the left, lies from the right It sometimes gets hard to sleep at night No 'Publicans here Sir, No 'Crats either I'm just an American who's tired of the bs that we're fed daily So, when I vote, I feel like its a chore...
    CloudedHope CloudedHope 22-25 1 Response Nov 23, 2012

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    America, China and Italy are sitting around a

    table. America wants to attack japan. First, he has to find where japan is on the map: China- here America, take this map and find japan for yourself America- (takes the map and flips to the USA part) where's japan? China- what? America- come here and show me. Italy- (looks...
    bingbongtingtongg bingbongtingtongg 18-21, F May 12

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    The Joke's On You, World.

      "America; the greatest country on earth!" "In God we trust." If I said I was the greatest thing in brand name tennis shoes, would you believe me?  Nah, you'd just think I was full of crap. "Americans" claim a lot of things: a "Christian" nation;  a...
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    The Shills Have Arrived

     The spine chilling story circulating today is just that, spine chilling. Our freedom of speech, granted us by the Constitution, is being murdered in cold blood as we speak. Please see this link. /willyloman.wordpress.com/2010/01/16/obama-confidants-spine-chilling-proposal...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    There is no applause, there are no screaming fans each week cheering you on. It is the scouts in the wild learning how to be men. It is the scouts in the communities sacrifice time...
    MisterGw MisterGw 41-45, M 23 mins ago

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    Proud to be an American? I'm proud to be Native American! The real foundation, the real roots of this land until Americans ripped those roots up and tossed them like they owned...
    charmen95 charmen95 18-21, F 52 mins ago

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    Probably a bit late but sure we can all agree: "As your elected representative, I promise to..." Truth be told, they occasionally do things well, but still, you take with two...
    trentley trentley 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I hate my parents ..I hate both of them my ...I hate my mum and dad ..they both put me on the streets since I was 16 .they did not give me any money or care for .the last four...
    Soullesss Soullesss 36-40, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    .....i only use this tactic when dealing with street thugs or the 5-0. otherwise, if you are a "true" friend you don't have to give me anything and I'd be more than happy to give...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've traded lead with the enemies of freedom and met many decent people in the villages caught in the middle. I've funded education projects, agriculture initiatives, women's...
    TampaPete TampaPete 36-40, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Post 006 The end of Genesis Chapter 8 shows the world going back to normal. Genesis Chapter 9 is a covenant between god and Noah. Genesis Chapter 10 is a lot of lineage with the...
    DGA2000 DGA2000 61-65 2 days ago

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    I would love to be forced by my two housemates and they could do with me what they wished for the night anything and I mean anything
    ApollosArrow ApollosArrow 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have lost my game 😓 I can't even hold an interesting conversation anymore 😞
    Stubborngirll Stubborngirll 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I really thought I was gonna make it, but it was too much for me. I tried and tried and tried over and over but it keep being thrown back into my face. I just don't want to try...
    MichaelHer1998 MichaelHer1998 16-17 3 Responses 6 days ago