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Only in America - The American Way - Crime and Politics

Updated on August 30, 2017
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I grew up in a small town called Whitesburg, Georgia. As a poor Woodard girl, I had to make my own living and opportunities.

We will make America strong again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And we will make America great again.

— Donald Trump

Brooks & Dunn

Only In America

  • Can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance?
  • Are there handicap parking places in front of a skating rink?
  • Do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back to get a prescription while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front?
  • Do people order double cheeseburgers, a large fry, and a diet coke?
  • Do banks leave both doors open and then chain the pens to the counters.
  • Do we have cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and leave useless junk in the garage.
  • Do we use voicemail to screen calls and then have call waiting, so we won't miss a call from someone we didn't want to talk to in the first place.
  • Do we buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight?
  • Only in America; We have homeless people living on the streets and veterans getting short changed while politicians are filling their pockets.

Using Common Sense for a Better Tomorrow

America, America aren’t we tired of our government not using common sense? We have all this diversity among our government as well as among us.

No matter what state we’re from or who we praise, in reality, we are at this time separated because of greed, different religious beliefs, political opinions and pure laziness that in it should be the reason that the words “common sense” should come into play.

Then we could sit down and have discussions about anything concerning this part of the earth in which we live better known as “America, The Beautiful –Red, White, and Blue - The Land of The Free.”

We could build even greater empires and programs together; then everyone could survive; not too much of a problem that we could not quickly adjust.

What reasons would we have to have diversity? Everybody set in his or her ways. Everybody has their opinion, their way of communicating, different habits, various food preferences, different ways of sharing, and shows affection differently.

Generations remain connected by passing along their gradations, customs, and expressions or sayings for hundreds of years.

The theory of seeking “World Peace” has been in existence for millennia. It’s time that our generation learns from the past and use common sense.

I believe we live in a love-starved society. Everywhere you go there are probably people who haven't had the right kind of love in their lives.

— Joyce Meyer

Corruption - What Can We Do

  • I strongly feel that we can make a difference. We need to take a closer look at our education system. Parents, grandparents, churches, and teachers of our society commit to helping in redeveloping beautiful minds in our children. Then we will have a chance to become a nation that is corruption free.
  • For me, the labor movement and public education, linked as the essential building blocks, we will have a strong middle class and a path to the American dream.
  • I believe that our culture is indeed unique and unconventional in our way; however, I also believe we have several common links. One link is to create unison within America. I think we must seek Jesus Christ in promoting peace within America as well as “World Peace.” We must develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Then we all could understand that for us to keep the peace that we must first learn to seek “Jesus Christ” daily with knowing that peace within.

Illegal Drugs and Prescription Abuse - The American Dream - The Illegal Way

It seems to me that organized crime in America is more organized than our law enforcement. Corruption is the enemy. It takes a toll on our self, our families, our friends, and especially our children. But how can we get rid of corruption?

Organized crime in America saw and understood that 'working within the system' was a pointless exercise and therefore not a viable option to realize the American Dream. Organized crime in America takes in over a billion dollars a year and spends very little on taxes, insurance, employees, and office supplies.

Criminals start out small, and their activities get larger than themselves. Therefore, they acquire cheap labor. Immigrant labor is primarily responsible for the success of the industrialization of the preparation and sale of illegal drugs, weapons, etc.

Also, we have corrupted police officers and crooked politicians. What can we do?


When people get too comfortable

They stop caring and get disconnected

Throbbing with life, dispelling all dismay

Wanting recognition for their victory

Success that has not yet achieved

Social justice is not all cut and dry

It opens up a world of possibilities

Causes too many storms for tomorrow

Civilization gets destroyed

It is like putting a square in a circle

Take A Stand - Is Organized Crime and Politics the Same Thing ? Is Our Justice System a Joke?


When there is a debate, there are solutions. When there is no sharing of power, no rule of law, no accountability; there is abuse, corruption, subjugation, and indignation.

Take care of our own FIRST!!! Our veterans and our elderly and pensions and child welfare and disabled BEFORE FOREIGN AID

Our nation is in debt up to their eyeballs; we have homeless people everywhere. Children are starving because their parents are on meth and other drugs. Elderly can't get their medicine. Veterans have been "short changed" all around. Pensioners forced to work far too long and our disabled are refused pensions when it is evident they are in need, too many children are neglected and abused.

Domestic violence is FAR too common, and drug abuse has its share of effects causing major problems in society, and our hospitals need extra funding.

Take A Stand America

The problems we face now - poverty and violence at home, war and destruction abroad - will last only as long as we continue relying on the same politicians who created them in the first place.

— Donald Trump

Do Something About It - Republicans And Democrats Share The Blame

Be sure to jump on which political party is the source of this meme and entirely miss the point of what it's saying. It seems to me that issues like this one share common ground in the minds of the public, regardless of their political affiliation. Things have gotten WAY out of control in Washington, and BOTH sides share in that shame. When those who govern expect the regulated to comply with rules/laws which do not apply to those who govern, we have a problem. I agree with this meme ... let them walk a mile in our shoes and see how they like it.

Be a Soldier

Korean War
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"It is time to remember that old wisdom our soldiers will never forget: that whether we are black or brown or white, we all bleed the same red blood of patriots, we all enjoy the same glorious freedoms, and we all salute the same great American Flag." Donald Trump

America, America, Can You See Clearly

We have turned away from our duty

This great nation, we held so dearly

For freedom is what we will grieve

We must defeat the immoral few.

Heading the wrong way, I fear

America the beautiful red, white, and blue

America, America can you see clearly?

The Armed Forces who fight to keep us free

And swear an oath as warriors true

They defend our nation that we cherish so dear,

Protecting the lives of you and me

They are real heroes, young, brave and true

Fighting to protect our flag, the red, white and blue

America, America open, your eyes so you can see

Terrified in ways that I never knew

The American Spirit I wish to achieve

Standing for what is right is long overdue

Standing for what is right will not be a breeze

I wish it could be easier for the people here

America the beautiful red, white, and blue

America, America can you see clearly?


I was an optimist, a great champion of the human spirit. And I lost that for a time. I feel like I've regained a bit of that in the last few years, but there was a period of my life in which I had a meager opinion of people in general. Jude Law

— Jude Law

Donald Trump's Promise

So to all Americans, in every city near and far, small and large, from mountain to mountain, and from ocean to ocean, hear these words: You will never be ignored again. Your voice, your hopes, and your dreams will define our American destiny. And your courage and goodness and love will forever guide us along the way.

Drop It like It’s Hot

When your life is like play doe

Left out to dry up and get hard

If you’re just going with the flow

You will not get any reward

But if you drop it like it’s hot

You will be able to conquer and grow

When you got something up your sleeve

And it’s deceptive and dishonest

A lot of heartaches you will weave

You will not be able to play it like a pianist

But if you drop it like it’s hot

A better tomorrow you will receive

Are You Proud To Be An American?


"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it."
~ Dr. Adrian Rogers, 1931

"The debt limits have to come down. The whole world of debt has to be changed as far as this country is concerned. We have to create jobs, and we have to build them rapidly because if we don't things are just going to head in a direction that's going to be almost impossible to recover from." Donald Trump

Corruption In America

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© 2017 Rosa Ann Crowder


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      Misty Anderson 

      16 months ago

      I agree 100%


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