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I Fear For the Future of Our Country

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    Where Are We Going?

    I have tried to keep my political views off ep as much as possible but it is a vital part of me. I hope I don't **** off any of my friends but I am concerned not only for the United States but the World. I know money has always been in Politics and always will be but I feel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 25, 2012

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    Or did. Now i see slavery everywhere.

    More crimes legal than illegal. And the wealthy never paying bills.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Apr 11

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    Isn'T This Interesting?

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/mezvinsky.asp Who is Ed Mezvinsky? Edward "Ed" Mezvinsky born January 17, 1937, is a former Democrat congressman. As a Democrat, he represented Iowa 's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives for two...
    Artattack Artattack 66-70, M May 28, 2013

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    I don't mean this from a nationalistic 'I care

    only about my country' point of view, I mean that I am scared about what is going to happen to the country and everyone else after the elections. I know I'm stereotypically a bit too young to have opinions on politics like this, but I seriously believe that all of the political...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Teaching Our Kids To Be Traitors

    Just read a article that said the Bryant school district in Arkansas is teaching that the constitution is outdated and needs to be destroyed . they are also teaching that rights come from government making the government god . Citing the patriot act the sixth grade students were...
    demosthenes2001 demosthenes2001 51-55, M Oct 9, 2013

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    I Believe

    i believe we are headed for a financial crash unlike most people that are alive can remember.we seem to think it is a right wing or left wing problem it is our problem we are funding a war with a no win status i was in vietnam and the only difference is sand vs. jungle same...
    coverover coverover 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2008

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    Opportunity Hoarding

    Charles Tilly defined it as this: “When members of a categorically bounded network acquire access to a resource that is valuable, renewable, subject to monopoly, supportive of network activities, & enhanced by the network’s modus operandi, network members regularly hoard...
    BookOfRoses BookOfRoses 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    The end is near.. The blood moons are coming

    once again in 2014, this year. This is just yet another sign that whats in the bible is true and not just some piece of **** book thrown together. Everything that the bible has written down about the end times is going to happen. I think for now its a matter of time to get right...
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 23, 2014

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    Unemployment Is Not Fun

    I know that supposedly the unemployment % has decreased or whatever, but I don't really believe the news anymore. The thought of unemployment was glamorous at first due to the fact that I am an optimistic person. And somewhat lazy. As 6 months have passed, I find myself going a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 28, 2013

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    I Gave Up On It.

    The government is like Hal 9000 from 2001 'A space Odyssey' we created, installed it, and program it for one purpose and one purpose only yet it refuses to commit to that one purpose. I despise government employees that do not know their damn jobs! And Social Security...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 25, 2012

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    The Good News

    at 80 years of age there is an extra 25pence a week in the old age pension. champagne all round.
    wed383 wed383 70+ Apr 6, 2013

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    My Thoughts On The Country

    I wish our country was better, that I wouldn't have to be in fear of paying my bills or feeding my family. Fear of not getting a job, fear of not being healthy, fear of my friends and family going to war, and fear of no more freedom. I wish the country would finally stop and say...
    Randythots Randythots 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Hi, thanks to anyone who stops to read, this is my first post, any advice would be greatly appreciated. To cut a very, very long story short, my ex partner had a teenage daughter...
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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Dont-Think-Gender-Roles-And-Stereotypes-Should-Exist/7057800
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    The word "retirement" is an intriguing word. It is one that makes individuals smile when they believe about when they can finally relax and not function so tough. But at the exact...
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    Judith Irving knows a powerful basis when she sees it-she does, all things considered, have a degree in architecture. Regarding her life, Jude breaks her achievements to the...
    angoracheck53 angoracheck53 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    College needed for every job. Insurance needed for every feat. Online apps replacing jobs. Factories moved overseas. Big business moved overseas Automation taking jobs...
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    Just term limits is a double-edged sword as it would also force politicians that you support out of office too. You're more likely to get "consecutive term limits". This would...
    4lornhope 4lornhope 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    Reading posts on ep. Shows me america. The sad. The mad. The horny. The cruel. The deluded who ignore or attack the rest. The greedy who want ep adults only but wont...
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    Hey, I'm Greek and every year we have a ton of tourists here. And every year I have to watch them and wonder why no one seems to send these people to the right places. If you seek...
    crazyellie crazyellie 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Lewis black is a comedian. He said wealthy dont give to social security. And he found it on page twelve of the newspaper. But the wealthy let fox news say the poor shrank...
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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Battle-Depression-And-Anxiety/7057119
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    Hi,I'm from India and my country's beautiful.
    Meghna99 Meghna99 18-21, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Never forget the past, it's what got you to the present. What you do in the present will determine what the fate your future holds. Never forget the people that never gave up on...
    liketotalkalot liketotalkalot 31-35, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Faith is not knowing what the future holds, but knowing who holds the future. When you feed your faith, your fears will starve to death. It's about stepping out, when you don't...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 1 day ago

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    I love the United States of America. I don't care what others think of us, what matters is that we are willing to come through the hardest things and that we openly support and...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've never forgotten him, and we were split up about 12 years ago due to forces beyond our control. I've never met anyone quite like him, and doubt I ever will. I found an email...
    Rebec987 Rebec987 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just found this and it's great advice. Originally posted by Heismyrightwingman A Girlfriend's Guide To Surviving Her Airman's Tech School So finally, finally, finally BMT is...
    grodemeiser grodemeiser 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    3 days ago I moved to Spain to start my bachelors degree. Ive been looking forward to this for so long, I could not wait to get out of my country and start a new and more exciting...
    moretotheeyes moretotheeyes 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I just want to move to England and be done with America's problems
    Lava234 Lava234 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Every half hour to forty five minutes, I feel a sharp pain right below my rib cage and diaphragm, within the pit of my tummy. The sharp pain lasts for about 15-20 seconds, or more...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Some Indians from India pretend or seriously don't know that they have Blood relations with some of us in Guyana, Trinidad, and Suriname. As of today, instead of Some Indians...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I am 18 years old and applying to universities across the globe. Only there are two problems: One, I don't know if I want to go to university. That's not to say I don't want to...
    S1NK1LL3R S1NK1LL3R 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    My fear is becoming my biological father. He was a **** to my mother and my older sister while completely ignoring me most of the time as if I scared him- from what my mom tells me...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Wealth sought. Dominance sought. Are we conquered by china. And not told. Money for wars Covered by chinese loans. Wealth creating poverty. Why. Facts about sad...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The wealthy rule. They dont provide jobs Or cure much. Because profit comes from poor. Prisons and hospitals. Dont fix the workplace Or schools Because that would...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Most of us are doing mistakes sometimes and we should be happy if other people forgive us our mistakes. So we also should forgive other people if they are doing mistakes or even...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Not enough people caring. Corporations profitting But not society. Phone reps lie to keep jobs. Apple store reps lie. Bank reps lie. Teachers overloaded. As are...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Money rules it. Not our money. Or that of the wealthy But loans from china And mexico. And russia. And saudi arabia. Why. EP Link
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 18

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    Since the poor have no reward When wrecked by industry pros. EP Link
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    I retired from the Army and I appreciate all women and men that are serving our Country and the personnel that have served. Lets not forget the families because they also have...
    BiSeniorMale48 BiSeniorMale48 66-70, M 1 Response Aug 17

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