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I Think That America Has Become the New Rome

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    I'm getting a "Decline and Fall - barbarians at the gate" vibe.
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 2, 2008

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    New Rome

    I think that America has become the new Rome--and I don't mean this in a good way.  Almost every day, I look around and feel that our entire society is on the edge...meaningless wars, a more and more intolerant, unintelligent populace, hatred, cruelty, and prejudice running...
    Avice Avice 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    And there's a reason for it: a Princeton University study has found that the USA is no longer a democracy (was it ever?) and has become a oligarchy. Link from BBC http://www.bbc...
    indigofem1 indigofem1 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    My partner has become a Christian recently and she attends church every Sunday morning and evening she has stopped drinking and wants me to become a Christian as well, but I have...
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    Five Awesome Things the WPA Did At the height of the Great Depression, Americans desperately needed jobs, and the country's infrastructure was crumbling. As a solution to both...
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    I like to call Christianity "Judaeophilia", the love of Jews. American Christians have no greater love than Israel.
    kurtjaeger kurtjaeger 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    A 13 year old girl got kidnapped in my city and everything I hear on the news is corrupt politicians doing nothing and crimes and brutality everywhere. I did not know the...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't know. Just that I feel like I'm surrounded by a totally different community. Just a little over a year ago when I first joined, the top experiences were usually 'I Battle...
    ArtInsanity ArtInsanity 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I think someone might have a crush on me, but think I have an even better crush on her...... ;)
    Cuddlingsoul Cuddlingsoul 31-35, F Apr 17

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    Everyone has problems. You can never compare yourself to someone else, because sometimes a person who seems perfectly happy, isn't. Outsiders see me as an outgoing, happy...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I know you do Allie . e__e
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    REPUBLICANS WRITE LETTER TO U.N. ENCOURAGING COUNTRIES TO IGNORE OBAMA Reuters News Service March 1, 2015 It's no secret that the Republican Party loathes President Obama with...
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    If I want America to do more than fail, I would insure our radical, unpredictable enemies could get nuclear weapons. If I wanted America to fail … To follow, not lead; to suffer...
    Brooke01 Brooke01 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 9

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    Are we really learning new things or are we changing how we look at them or act on them? Examples are easy to find. An easy example would be saying something we all say as we age...
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    King's first appearance on the cover of TIME, on Feb. 18, 1957 (Cover credit: Boris Chaliapin)TIME readers wrote to the magazine in the aftermath of the 1968 crimeWhen Martin...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I am a 20 year old male, and I have never had a girlfriend. And as I get older, I find it harder and harder to want one, this started at the age of about 15. I am coming to the...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M Mar 29

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    I used to think America sucked. Then I traveled. Now I put an American flag on all of my cars. They are all American brands. God bless the USA.
    ChasingTheDreams ChasingTheDreams 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 15

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    It upsets me that being sad has become a trend and being rude has become a personality trait
    midnightdream13 midnightdream13 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I'm Jake, I guess I'm new here. My life has become very lonely lately and I am not a fan of that. Trying to change it. Lol
    asriel49 asriel49 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Here is the scenario… Im in a committed relationship and have a friend who I believe has a crush on me…what do you guys think.. I am very femme, and I am not really outspoken...
    reyna35 reyna35 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    i think it's sad that this site has become dangerous to kids under 18. lots of kids need people to talk to and don't feel like they can the same as adults. it's totally...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    Everyone around me has become extremely self-centered around me which is something I could never be,I am always trying to help others and in the process I have forgotten how to...
    ChihiroKagamine ChihiroKagamine 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I loved learning about this and I definitely want to pass it along. It is how to keep some advertisers from invading your privacy electronically and in the real world. And how you...
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    I have to live in my mind. I'm the girl everyone wanted me to be. I'm torn. I'm not a disappointment. This is the kind of world we live in. No one is perfect but we have a certain...
    WearingMyFlaws WearingMyFlaws 16-17, F Apr 13

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    "I'm sick and tired of all those words…voices in my head…I think I have become another suffering of my soul" everything fall to pieces...sweet, little disaster, dark, dark...
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    I am struggling is what I want to say, but I don't want to use the word struggle ,I'm going to say that , I'm going to change my life. I'm going to run away and start again I owe...
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    " The marijuana trick " I DO NOT TAKE CREDIT FOR THIS. SIMPLY SHARING THE INFORMATION.And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger...
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    I don't understand why people get so offended when certain black Americans like myself don't want to be addressed as African. African people actually from Africa don't consider us...
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    Yeah, this show says exactly what I feel about sleeping with married men. It feels good, flattering, risky among other things but you don't hold what's in store in the future. For...
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    There's everything from breathtaking mountains and miles of farmland to sandy beaches and cityscapes. The hometown vibe of this western town sends you back in time with its...
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    Whatever you think of Pat Buchanan, he was spot on in this segment, smacking down right-wing fear mongering about Iran and nailing the Bush administration for empowering the...
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    Mia Love Pens EPIC Facebook Post About Hillary Clinton, and What She Says is Awesome Michael Cantrell April 15, 2015 10:54 am Mia Love, the GOP’s first black congresswoman...
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    And this is my story. We spent too much time together that without realizing it the strings became so twisted it seemed like it was impossible to be untangled. At that moment, I...
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    im an American for sure. not only was I born here, as were my parents and their parents too, im also a combat veteran of the US ARMY. I was a staff sergeant (E6) in the first gulf...
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    I've always loved to be awakened by the dawn's early light, to hear the birds softly chirping outside my window. This morning was an exception as sleep eluded me; I was wide awake...
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