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I Like to Stand Up For What Is Right Even If I Stand Alone

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    As I've gotten older,

    I've learned to pick my battles more wisely.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M Jun 9

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    Don't Let The Bush Administration Get Away With Torture

    On the morning of August 30th, 2011 former vice president **** Cheny was interviewed on national television. He went on NBC's the Today show to discuss his newly published book "My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir". In this interview with host Matt Lauer, Cheny openly...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 13, 2011

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    Maybe

    It's impulse for me. If I see someone getting verbally attacked online or something, without thinking I will stand up for them so long as I know I'm not standing up for someone who deserves to have people flaming them. It's not fun, though, nor do I like it at all. Yeah, I...
    espritdescalier espritdescalier 18-21, F Jul 12, 2009

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    Tell The President To Stop Killing Children

    The US Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the US government from providing military financing, military training, and several other categories of US military assistance to governments using child soldiers. The Child Soldiers Prevention Act went into effect in 2010...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 17, 2011

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    Stand Strong

    I like to stand up for what is right even if I stand alone because when I lay down at night I like to be able to sleep with myself. lol  Just a lil haha/teehee.  I am a strong individual and would rather stand alone then with a bunch of people hurting, maiming or...
    musicalchairs musicalchairs 41-45 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    The Nypd Is Back In Full Excessive Force

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 13, 2011

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    I'm Not Sure I Feel This Way...

    Cause the last time I did, it cost me the only thing I ever ever really wanted .
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 3 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    There Is No Excuse For Torture

    The UN's convention against torture defines torture as: "Any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person, information or a confession, punishing him for an act...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 31, 2011

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    New Developments In The Slave Trade

    Whether its dueling with an arch nemesis for the heart of a woman or highschool freshman hazing. No matter if its Chinese foot binding or the ritual slaughtering of any child born on a friday by the Anglo-Saxons; or even the Salem witch hunts. I'm sure most of us can agree that...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    People Often Run When It Gets Tough

    I think that we as humans have the capacity to do either good or bad... and to do what is right and good is better than being wrong!!!! I think I have often stood alone and felt confused and hurt by some things people do but the truest thing you can ever have in this world is...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    Tell The Us Government To Stop Supporting Rape, Torture, Murder And Other Crimes Against Humanity

    Although Afghanistan has officially ratified the global ban on cluster bombs, its still no excuse for the US to continue to back the new local Police when they persistently and blatantly commit human rights violations against civilians. Human Rights Watch released a 102 page...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 13, 2011

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    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M Nov 29, 2009

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    I Always Have And Always Will

    I remember once when I was in 2nd grade; I had a friend named Jessica. She had a really bad scar on the left side of her face. It was a birth mark. She was new at school and all the kids picked at her. They called her "Ugly Girl". Nobody wanted to play with her except me. I did...
    smooches smooches 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    A lot of people don't believe in the things I

    do. And I'm going to stand up for what I believe and do what's right.
    cheerleader24 cheerleader24 13-15, F 1 Response May 31

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    It Started From School/college Days For Me

    I have fought/argued with the head of my educational institute to the point where he wanted to throw me out of the college. That dint stop me from letting him know that the reason for everybody performing poorly in the exams was because he (he used to teach as well) and his...
    shaawn shaawn 22-25, M 1 Response May 31, 2010

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    Unmarked Grave

    I know my belief in standing up for what is right, even if you are standing alone began for me around the age of 8 - 10. I am now 51.My father died of a year long struggle with cancer when I was 7 years old.  I was the youngest of 4 children and I am a female.  My father, am I...
    nobodysfool1960 nobodysfool1960 51-55 Oct 9, 2011

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    I Was For No Smoking On Buses

    It use to be smokers were allowed to smoke at the back of the bus. The smoke drifted towards the other sides. I was one of the few who pushed for no smoking on the buses. It first came to be on the greyhound bus no smoking. Then shortly after the other buses took the policy...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Oct 29, 2011

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    Very Little Gray

    Could it be "in my blood?" I don't know. Is it a "gift" to feel this strongly? I don't know that either. Was it "environmentally" influenced? Not sure, but I DO know I was taught not to bring ink pens or pencils home from work, such things are company property, not items up for...
    thornyasarose thornyasarose 46-50, F 11 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Why Am I The Only One That Sees The Right Thing?

    People tell me that a lot of people like me an accept me. A lot of people say they got my back. I recently got into a fight with one of the most popular boys in my school and everyone told me they were on my side. They weren't. Now everyone hates me because I did the right thing...
    chihuahualoverpa98 chihuahualoverpa98 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    The Girl Who Silenced The World For 5 Minutes. She Addressed A U.n Meeting On Enviromental Issues.

      When she made this speech. nothing happened. When you watched this video. nothing happened....Its only talk if nothing happens! How long has it been that nothing has happened?
    Mayavadi Mayavadi 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    Not Only Standing Up For What Is Right.....

    but for who is right as well.  Sometimes it is just as hard to stand up for a person that is right, or for the rights of that person. 
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 11, 2009

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    ''i Like To Stand Up For What Is Right Even If I Stand Alone

    i have always stood up for what is right no matter what other ppl may say,there are certain things in life where it is black or white and i will always stand up for truth and what is right,an example i will give is my belief in reincarnation i know many ppl think i am crazy to...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    I have talked about this on another post...but I AM grateful for what I DO have. I know that sometimes it doesn't seem like it, but I am. My family, my friends (I don't have many...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I will fight for what I believe is right and that's that once my mind is set there is no changing it
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    If you have people you can talk to who honestly listen and care about what you have to say, be thankful. I'd give up all my material possessions for one person who genuinely tried...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    My friend today said she envies me "you have the husband, 4 happy kids, the house even the dog and you work" Appearances can be deceiving as she assumes I'm happy
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    Sunday's late summer dusk sky rolls with grayish white puffs of clouds pushed by soft blowing breezes. The coolness in the late day air whispers of the coming retreat of nature's...
    goodrhino62 goodrhino62 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    It will take a goddess to take me away. If I'm alone forever because of that then I don't care.
    Eniri Eniri 18-21, M Aug 31

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    I stand up to my Aunt and "Uncle" who insist on trying to control my life,telling me who i am to talk to and who i am to date and what to wear,they brainwashed me so bad that i had...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Sometimes there's just no alternative. You have to. Otherwise there will always be someone who will walk all over you. Even if you lose the battle. At least you can say you did all...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I believe in standing up for those you love. I am a very shy and often insecure person. I hate to tell my opinion for fear that it's wrong..I know, how can an opinion be wrong...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Our predessors had to stand against Hitler and the Japanese. Now the time is coming again when our freedom must be fought for. But this time it is against the cowards and killers...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Being a stubborn person really helps out with standing up and fortifying your desires.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Morning with in my heart ... The sun how it greets the day Standing on the shore Within me I still feel so far away .. Worlds away .. Forever searching Memories of love...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    At sixteen I met my now husband and a few months after meeting got pregnant with our now 13 year old son. When I met my husband all those years ago I was heartbroken and sad over...
    truloveit84 truloveit84 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    The most amazing relationships start unexpectedly! I lost my all hopes and was not in a condition to trust anybody. I was broken into peices and had no one to listen to me. I...
    CuteButterflyGirl CuteButterflyGirl 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Hozier- church This song resonates with me so deeply right now... Several hozier songs do. The song is about love, and how I wish my ex felt
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    . .that is right..when there is love. I can't sleep tonight. .I am too sensitive sometimes.
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F Aug 22

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    Money or No Money Having been sitting down for over 2 hours, I decided to hide myself in the conference room. For once, it was all silence. The only sound I could hear was the...
    cedicoin cedicoin 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    How hard is it to find someone who loves you for you and not just sex? Ugh, people are just.. Bleh right now.
    Abbyy99 Abbyy99 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Until a crisis hits. We all do that. But few are happy to list blessings. Until they get taken. Love. Kids. Walking. Eyes. Vehicle. Home. Health...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 28

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    This experience group doesn't even require a story. The name says it all. I suppose I would only add a willing volunteer and you've pretty much got yourself a party.
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I am a lover... But should I need to fight my love? I have Indian boy frend for 3 yers relation i am filipina. I was working in Kuwait and I meet him der. Wer both loving each...
    sarahjoy27 sarahjoy27 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have never had much male interest all my life so I'm not very good with the whole flirting thing. But a couple months ago I met this really cool and cute guy and we became...
    foreveralonexox foreveralonexox 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    What You Do To Me - Dan + Shay
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Their touch still haunts my nightmares, their voice, scent and mannerisms still linger sending me into a breathless panic. I fear I will not return from the abyss and hell they...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    For me, it's "Bang Bang" by Arianna Grande, Nicki Minaj, and Jessi J.
    moviemania14 moviemania14 22-25, M Aug 24

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    I actually avoid fights like the plague. I'd rather look like a ***** than fight some dumbass trying to look good. However, push too far or mess with my friends I will send you...
    FallenPride FallenPride 22-25, M Aug 26

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    One of the secrets to happiness is to be content with what you have been blessed with. There will always be someone with more. I am happy for my friends with blessed lives. I...
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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