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I Don't Trust The Government

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    Don'T Trust Anybody

    When it comes to having even the smallest bit of trust in the government on certain topics, I think that this caption is the best way to describe what most people think about the government.. The only difference, is that it's with our pants on, rather than off.
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Apr 7, 2013

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    There Is No Government, Merely A Corporation Posing As Government.

    Look them up on Dunn and Bradstreet. Corporations are not government and have no governmental powers. Clearfield Trust v United States
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    I worked for them for years

    and not one bit do I trust them. Not in a box with a fox, nor on the train in the rain. Cover up this and disappear that. If you can't find find me after I post this I may be another cover up casualty. They are the least productive this year than any other year. Doesn't...
    slugbugged slugbugged 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Knowing

    I was Special Operations for 16 1/2 years. If you only knew the CRAZY sh*t that we do..........................
    rachelbgoodman rachelbgoodman 41-45, T 2 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    I do not trust this government of ours at all

    and have not in the past several years.
    momwithcleavage momwithcleavage 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    BiForce BiForce 26-30 Mar 3, 2013

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    Silence

    From Wikipedia -- Social Contract: "Social contract arguments typically posit that individuals have consented, either explicitly or tacitly, to surrender some of their freedoms and submit to the authority of the ruler or magistrate (or to the decision of a majority), in exchange...
    perpetualcynicism perpetualcynicism 26-30, M Sep 21, 2012

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    Why I Dont Trust The Government

    It has to be said. Hard to believe there arent several thousand people on this site who arent already saying the same thing. This group has, what, three people in it? It doesnt matter if youre dem or rep, or independent. Our government has lied to us for years and we keep letting...
    Nickdrake74 Nickdrake74 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2011

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    Are You Awake To The World Around You?

    if you chose not to know, whats coming will be a slap in the face when it's at your door. One of my professors told me that the way we learn history is radically different from the way they use to learn it in school, they can't tell us a few things or they get fired kind of stuff...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 24, 2012

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    Hate To Say I Told You So, .... But

    "The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of the lending institutions and the moneyed incorporations." Thomas Jefferson, 1816.
    AngryWhiteMan AngryWhiteMan 51-55, M Jun 4, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    You don't know what I have been through regardless of who the person was, It wasn't a bad experience, never that. Peroooo I learned from it. You can always have that one friend who...
    DDanaaax3 DDanaaax3 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    They always be smiling and nice I don't trust these folks
    ILoveBearGryllz55 ILoveBearGryllz55 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I trust no one sad but true i have had my fair share of people breaking my trust, and making a fool out of me, so now i call the shots, i protect myself by building up walls, i get...
    TrueBlueyes TrueBlueyes 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    To people who read my posts they are probably used to the fact that I never send out any negative vibes, but there's a first time for all. I have learnt that trust is a very...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M Apr 10

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    I've been let down by my fiancé. He's betrayed my trust by cheating on me, lying to me, lying to others about me and now he's gone and told someone the reasons I had the...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    After taking a week off from school and work, which I really couldn't afford, to spend time with an ex boyfriend of mine who resides in a different state I have come to the...
    pinkjag pinkjag 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I really, really, don't like people touching or taking food from my plate. It's something that drives me insane, it's not a hygiene problem, it's just....that's my food, why are...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I find it is pointless to trust anyone after my past I learned to trust no one.
    WolfForLife WolfForLife 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    HAVING to believe in things; trusting what the heart tells; believing to someone because they show you that they also into it and you fall for it; trusting that in time things...
    tootightforyou tootightforyou 22-25 1 Response Apr 5

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    As much as I want to trust the good in people, I never trust anyone completely anymore, but again I try not to depend on anyone to begin with, I guess it just makes things easier...
    Joungar Joungar 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    People mistake how open I am about myself for trusting them. Just because I'm willing to tell you about myself and my past doesn't mean I trust you.
    AnInfamousDerka AnInfamousDerka 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    So I dated this girl I was cool with back in school recently. Didn't really go well and lasted just 2 months. Only wanted to date because I had money while she just sat home. What...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I had never been close to my mother for as long as i can remember . We are just very different from each other. A lot comes from the fact that she never treated me well in my...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I trust myself, all others...please pay cash..
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why won't he fight for me the way I fight for him? Why does he put me in the dark? Why did I fall for such a damaged man?
    Shaw137 Shaw137 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Like for example if a person won 1 Trillion dollars. 1,000,000,000,000, You add all the money into your bank account 1 year later the bank closes then only the FDIC promises $250k...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    That make me really nervous
    ttremain ttremain 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Unfortunately, I don't trust people. My trust spectrum slowly get smaller every day. Someone always has something to say that isn't true. I can tell when you're lying to me too; I...
    karmadarling77 karmadarling77 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    to my old school in my home country. My parents have a job that involve me to move back and forth between North America and Asia. I've lived in Asia for almost my whole life, and...
    helpmeplzzz helpmeplzzz 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    She's consuming me again. It's funny how somebody, who you haven't seen or talked to in months, can have such a profound effect on you. They don’t have to do a single thing and...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I am still upset about the guy who was kind to me almost 30 years ago, who I feel saved my life by being a nice person in the midst of jerks and misery, and who recently rejected...
    clouds4208 clouds4208 36-40, F Mar 26

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    SUMMARY We were best friends for a while, but then he started traveling a lot. Every other week he was gone and that's when we stopped getting along. Now, he is always going out...
    Marvilles Marvilles 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    what is friendship worth? my so-called friend,best friend she lied. she still is. i found out that she went behind my back . i trusted her with everything. but she was telling...
    secretwriterx secretwriterx 16-17, F Mar 22

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    My mother is awful. I can't even explain how much she's tortured my sisters and I over the years. She makes us think that she will actually be a mother. And when she's gained our...
    agirltoremember agirltoremember 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I don't hate because it fuels the fire already burning in this country. I study Henry Thoreau, Mohandas Ghandi, Martin Luther King Jr, Leo Tolstoi, the Dalai Lama, and other...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M Apr 2

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I don't know what it is about me, but people just institutionally turn against me for reasons I never find out, if the person ever actually knows why they hate me. Every time. I...
    faeriefate faeriefate 18-21 Mar 23

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    I am already in my early twenties and I still get bothered and stressed out that my parents don't like each other. Ever since we were little, though they didn't fight in front of...
    ayumiofaries ayumiofaries 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I'm sure when I was little, I loved my mum, dad and sister a lot. But as I've grown up, and especially now that I've got a boyfriend and am getting closer to all my friends, I don...
    Chez98 Chez98 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Before I began this is a lesbian story between me and my friend. The year was almost over and she was going to leave before the school year would end. In the middle of the school...
    2Brokenhearts 2Brokenhearts 22-25, F Mar 20

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    We haven't talked about my birthday since my birthday. We never talk about those things. I tried to end the vicious cycle we kept going in, but yet it happened again. Something...
    Aquariusgirl702 Aquariusgirl702 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Yesterday. I found a suicide note in my bfs workout room. I know he's been upset for a while. But I never thought he would consider this option! I've never snooped, I don't have...
    blabla1717 blabla1717 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm sitting here wondering what I want to do with my life, thinking back to what I've done so far. I realize that in all honesty... I haven't done much. I don't even know who I am...
    butimnotchloe butimnotchloe 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I thought i always knew who i was, but in the past year everything has been so confusing in my life. I went from having who i thought were my family; 3 siblings, a mom and dad, to...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I've been hurt by people too many times to count, so I think in a way my silence is my self defense. I seem to have the mentality that if they don't know me then they can't hurt me...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I've gotten past everything in my life that broke me. But I still don't know what to do. I'm no longer 'Cold' just to cover up my scars; they're all healed now. I'm no longer...
    FrenchRotterdammer FrenchRotterdammer 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    It was at my 1st year of secondary education. I was nervous for I know nothing about the new school I'm in. Then all of the new student get to stay in gymnasium for some...
    Jayvee16 Jayvee16 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I generally try to avoid my friends. Sometimes I'll eat lunch outside or in the library. I sit at a loud table with 7-10 other people. Really have only two people I would call...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    In the winter I wear my boots, and the rest of the seasons are flip flops only. I don't even think I own regular shoes. Just boots, a pair of flats and my trusty flip flops.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    They terrify me. I'm really a huge chicken. Of winds. I always think it will develop into a tornado. I'm like that with life. I don't like the tornado so much might become. "Might...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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    Do you believe in unconditional love? Than how is it possible to enjoy eternal bliss while thousands of people are forced into a place of eternal suffering. God can do it, but he...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 4 Responses Mar 29