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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M Nov 29, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    Sorry about this post. I tend to ramble. About a year ago, my dad got a job offer in Florida, moving my whole family from the Midwest to the coast. My mom was excited. My dad was...
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    Apparently in this day and age if you dress nice, don't watch sports on TV, keep your place clean, and don't act like a macho redneck dickhead you are gay. So many women have...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 29

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    I am free and easy with my opinions.. I accept not everyone will agree. I invite anyone who has any problem with anything I say on here to send me a private message explaining why...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Yes indeed it's about love people not just lust. I don't wanna just drop my👖at the first sexy guy that shows interest . My god how low. I don't even like to wear 👙 at the...
    CRizma7 CRizma7 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    To danced in the rain with you my loveThe rain falls as it swirls and dances around usCalling beckoning us to join the rain ...Feeling it as it slides down our skinIt lights up our...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Alone Together-Fall out Boy
    catprince100 catprince100 13-15, F Jul 31

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    Hold My Hand - The Fray I just keep on pushing people away from me and at the end I'll felt bad for myself being alone. I always question myself why did they left me but in...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    We Are Not Alone - Karla DeVito
    neveur91 neveur91 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Well i did try but when the other person is not willing to have a long distance relationship that kinda cuts me off at the knees. I would have definitely gone to the trouble of...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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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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    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 5 days ago

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    Every girl I try to get to know ends up having a problem with everything I do. I'm not that bad and I don't care about my own ego. Just cuz I have some flaws don't mean I'm an...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M Aug 10

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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 6 days ago

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    Actually, at this point in my life I'll settle for "Mrs. Halfway-Decent" instead of Mrs. Right.
    Christofeet Christofeet 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Sia- chandelier It just feels like such a unique song and the music video is so cool
    ep1093 ep1093 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Resentment by Beyoncé, the live version ofc, more raw and sung with more passion. Feels like the only song that depicts my true emotion these days 🎧
    EvaSFenty EvaSFenty 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Swedish House Mafia - Greyhound :3 So what song are you listening to? o3o
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Thunder - boys like girls .
    thatniceguy101 thatniceguy101 18-21, M Aug 17

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    Friday I'm In Love - The Cure It's not Friday and I'm definitely not in love, but so what?! This song is awesome! :)
    FuSoYa FuSoYa 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I would rather doing something bad or hurt myself but not doing what you told me to do
    Xproblem Xproblem 16-17, F Aug 17

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    What this means to me - I See Stars
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Powerless - Linkin Park And you held it all But you were careless To let it fall You held it all And I was by your side Powerless I watched you fall apart and chased you to the...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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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 6 days ago

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