I Fear For the Future of Our Country

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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

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2013

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 29, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Related Experiences

    I'm going to walk past the fear and not give it a single thought.
    beforethecalm beforethecalm
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    My last story. So that maybe someday, When I suddenly remember you or when I remember there was a site named ep, I can re-read this post and smile remembering how we broke each...
    Ciflo Ciflo
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 21
    I don't fear death, but I don't want to die. There is a difference of your preference.
    vallarmorguilis vallarmorguilis
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    caution! that is going to be somehow romantic therefore dramatic,and hell of a stupid thing too lol, please read with care.As ep says:" What will happen to my member account and my...
    alogo alogo
    26-30
    Apr 20
    just a friendly reminder to not forget the future. i will always remember those things we did twenty years from now.
    xkmb xkmb
    56-60
    Apr 20
    This will be the last time I ever post something on EP, and it seems fitting that it emanates from the account that started it all for me. I'm not sure I can class myself as a...
    Alania21 Alania21
    22-25, M
    Apr 20
    So this is what's going on.... Ep are freeing us... Gratitude for what one has makes for happiness.. =) And not take things for granted. :) Things comes to an end... This is...
    Minimaxhall Minimaxhall
    26-30, M
    Apr 20
    Today starts my new path to learning how to treat myself with kindness, forgiveness and understanding. I eagerly await the future it brings.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 18
    Hey, Lately it has really been bothering me that I have no future at all... Due to chronic illness, I am unable to work, so all I'm able to do is sit at home every single day...
    Junkard Junkard
    22-25, M
    Apr 17
    Thank you EP. Thanks for being classy, having a great site, putting up with me, taking almost non-stop criticism from some, allowing the 10 word stories, you guys were a class...
    totallyradicalsmokers totallyradicalsmokers
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    >I was deployed to Australia for joint exercises. >I was on post one night from 0000-0800. >First few hours were creepy but quiet >wasn't until 0300 that I felt like I was being...
    USMC1990 USMC1990
    22-25, M
    Apr 17
    Dear friends please if you can not help our little daughter share our story with your friends,family...May be someone has good heart and will help us with our sorrow!! Very hard to...
    Kushnir86 Kushnir86
    26-30, F
    Apr 17
    If I had to chose one prayer to God For the rest of my life it would be to not live my life alone someday. I don't want to live alone someday and be like those people who never...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in...
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    Something that has been weighing heavy on my heart in this age old fight for equality. I am curious as to how you guys feel about my feels. If you disagree, do so objectively, and...
    Dreambrother Dreambrother
    18-21, F
    Apr 15
    A Reminder for me 10 years from now! 1.)Love God above all. For He send to me my mutual love who is Jesus, he DEFINES my soul. 2.) Stay single and godly in all ways! 3.)Family is...
    22depth 22depth
    22-25, F
    Apr 15
    Feel free to message me! I'm from 16 from Pennsylvania. :) the country part of Pennsylvania.
    OmiB OmiB
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 14
    Fight - Icon For Hire https://youtu.be/ixwc5LCmL-g?list=PLarPurFgxeHUtJy2LQkgYCqcxB_KlAntN I don’t know how I got here but I refuse to stay I betrayed myself when I let...
    Redstar86 Redstar86
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    It's true , everyone has a purpose in life, some become astronauts, some join the navy, some do banking, some move to a better country, some make a family, yet many give up on life...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    Apr 14
    Re-posting for people who have not already read this.. I even wrote to EP to confirm this and here is there reply... EP Support replied: Hello, No, we have nothing to do with that...
    Openhonestnudist Openhonestnudist
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I had a best friend and he hired me to work for him. I did and when I did he started hitting on me. I felt sorry for him bc I knew his marriage sucked so I let it roll off my...
    ceg333 ceg333
    36-40, F
    Apr 13
    Teens Are Singing Along With Pop Country Artist Maddie Logan’s New Single Breakup Survival Guide Nashville based up and coming country singer Maddie Logan has just moved into a...
    purpledarts purpledarts
    18-21
    Apr 13
    I'm ready to make a change weather it be going to the gym more often to kill some time (I like busy work) or trying to cease my procrastination habits. Some kind of big change...
    GabbyWoodBerry GabbyWoodBerry
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    Hello, sorry for the late response. We received your emails, but we are also currently receiving hundreds of other emails as well, and won't be able to respond to all, if we are...
    footsugar123 footsugar123
    51-55, M
    Apr 13
    I don't fear my own death to some extent, but I'm devastated if someone close dies. At the end, we will all die, my parents will die, and many years after, I will also die just...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 13
    And I am in love currently. I have a constant fear of being cheated on or left for someone else. I'm not sure why. I've reflected on my past. My mother cheated on my father, and...
    LiveForInspiration16 LiveForInspiration16
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    I am a 20 year old girl, that is soon to be 21, and my parents give me no freedom whatsoever. This stresses me out to no end. So let's start from the beginning. In January 2009, my...
    fallenangelxo fallenangelxo
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    The clear and present danger of climate change means we cannot burn our way to prosperity. We already rely too heavily on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to...
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    Apr 12
    My childhood was not happy as everyone remembers it but it was full of all the abusive you can imagine which impacted my future and all my life I am trying to run from it and not...
    remains27 remains27
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    I might be an au pair in Ireland soon and I am so excited!!! 19 years living in Germany is enough! I want to see what life is like in more than one country!
    SuperDuperCoolGirl SuperDuperCoolGirl
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    Our daughter was born on 7 February 2011. Polina is our child, a long-awaited daughter. From the moment, when we heard about cancer of the stomach - world in my eyes was darkened...
    Kushnir86 Kushnir86
    26-30, F
    Apr 11
    Christian Greed https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/kWbzzO/christian-greed What can truly amaze a genuine believer that looks only to the Father is just how true his words on world...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    56-60, M
    Apr 11
    If I could I'd fly away. I'd morph myself and change my name. To find the one, my heart desires, Someone who really knows me. We'd be friends-- maybe more than friends. And we...
    ProxyVox ProxyVox
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    Throwing back to that tragedy.. 1995 17th on January...in Japan The great hanshin awaji earthquake happened. Almost two million people died(believe it or not,truth) I was only...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    Cover Me Cover me When I walk alone Cover me When my stance it stumbles home Cover me We'll trip on through the sands of time And cover me 'Cause I've been branded I've lost my...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I don't fear death not one bit but i do fear everyone i care for dying.
    KittyLoverForever KittyLoverForever
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    Don't fear death, fear a live unlived, you don't have to life forever, you just have to live.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    Change my now to change my future
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    2 Responses Apr 9
    I'm unable to go on vacation for 6 years just because of this fear,I really want to visit our province but thinking about flying makes my heart beat faster and my breathing changes...
    unknownf3 unknownf3
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I feel someone is caring for me a lot. He's a bit creepy but he's honest and hot so I'm happy. I'm usually the cornered weirdo so i felt more awesome
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    2 Responses Apr 7
    As a matter of fact, I have been to many other countries. Mexico, Great Britain (England, Ireland and Scotland... sorry, Wales!), France, Italy, Germany and Israel. I THINK those...
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Apr 7
    the way things keep going the more I loose hope. I lie and say I trust it all but I really really don't. you aren't the one I thought I knew you were someone completely new. as...
    learellie learellie
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    i have fear of losing people around me. I'm that kind of suicidal person, I see death as an answer to all of my problems. I want to die as soon as possible so that I will never be...
    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    I certainly hope Clinton wins presidency. Between all the nominees I think she is the only one that speaks truth for what this country needs. Truly who would like to have...
    mcarden1993 mcarden1993
    22-25, M
    Apr 6
    My girlfriend and I decided to go on a dual vacation - one place that each one of us wanted to go somewhat close to each other. She chose Aruba and I chose Machu Picchu. Aruba was...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 6
    I keep reading online that modern day women are unhappy, unhappier than modern men overall and unhappier than women 40+ years ago. Focusing on your career and pushing off the...
    msingenuous msingenuous
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    I'm so scared of growing up... Looking at my parent's lives... I'm just really scared that life is gonna be crap.. I can't even sit in an entire OSAP seminar... It's so...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 6
    I think we can be a victim of our circumstances or we can chose to be victorious over what happens. Its our attitude and how we choose to look at things that determines our life...
    Hope4me1970 Hope4me1970
    41-45, F
    Apr 5
    A bright future can give you a beautiful girl but a beautiful girl can't give you a bright future...
    zafrankhan321 zafrankhan321
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 4
    i remember next year when you got drunk and ran off with that guy from seattle. don't think i will forget that next year.
    xkmb xkmb
    56-60
    1 Response Apr 3
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