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Why do so many Americans hate America? And if they hate it so much why don't they just leave?


One thing that really bothers me is the way some Americans seem to hate everything about America. I'd just like to ask them: "If you hate everything about the country you live in then why are you living in it?" Any insights?

 

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    Maree Michael Martin (Ruby H Rose) 2 years ago

    Well said, it is where we were born, see how others live, appreciate all life, love the way you expressed it.


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    Maree Michael Martin (Ruby H Rose) 2 years ago

    Agreed, we may hate the way things are done around here, but we are not hated like we are in other con tries and yeah, visas don't come easy.


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    Jeffsalt 2 years ago

    "If it bleeds, it leads". The media likes nothing better than a controversy....however meaningless it might be....they will beat it to death.


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    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 3 years ago

    Only free speech is slowly being outlawed. HR 347, for instance, makes it a felony at the discretion of some government officials. NDAA allows the government to throw you in jail for no reason. And Obama makes war without Congress. Treason!


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    Maree Michael Martin (Ruby H Rose) 2 years ago

    We come from a huge landmass with many opinions. I am thankful we can express them. Not hate so much as we can make a change.

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    Jackie Lynnley 15 months ago

    Who will take care of our Veterans who are dying everyday waiting for someone to make the VA shape up instead of handing them a turkey!


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    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 3 years ago

    I'm afraid that America and its Constitution are being strangled as we speak (or write). Look at the work of Ben Swann, Judge Napolitano and other patriots. You have to stop looking at Corporate Party news to find truth.


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    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 3 years ago

    Well said, but the Corporate Party media has become the new Gestapo propaganda machine. Obama is the new emperor. Syria the latest Sudetenland. Lies and more lies. Obama is a veritable silver-tongued devil and I voted for him in 2008. Betrayal


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    That's $17 trillion in debt.

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    Jeffsalt 2 years ago

    No, they "hate" America because they are frustrated and feel that their problems are unique to themselves and are waiting for someone to "fix" it for them instead of being proactive.


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    Jeffsalt 2 years ago

    Good. Stay gone. You're just a windbag blowing smoke.

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    wba108@yahoo.com 15 months ago

    These are the folks who'd find something to whine about in paradise with a million dollars!

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    Sullify 8 months ago

    Science gave us those devices, not Capitalism. Capitalism is a motivation, albeit, not a very good one. Also, hypocritical? The right-wing loves to denounce science for findings that don't fit it's narrative while parading stuff that does.

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    Deborah Sexton 2 years ago

    Stop complaining & start supporting America, or move to another country and become a squatter. If you can't find anything good about America, at least you can obviously afford to support yourself here. You don't deserve the USA


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    Amen; if Obama gets this climate change going & the rest of the terrorist out of Gitmo & brought here & more terrorist in via refugees & all the illegals legal voting to keep his control in office then we are done for; that is all the


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    alhadak mirkha 3 years ago

    my uncle died there :( he wasn't even fighting. an american killed him when he was on his way home from a bakery :'( R.I.P.

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    Mickji 3 years ago

    It is the same all around the world also :) Trust me.

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    Jeffsalt 2 years ago

    Change their leaders to what? Seemingly the two Party's are totally dissimilar yet when we change administrations we get more of the exact same. The problem is that we, the people, don't DEMAND true change.

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    mimi2661 23 months ago

    I enjoy many things about this country, but do not have money to travel and take those things in live. People really should open their eyes, but most citizens of fascist states do not realize what has happened until too late.

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    That's funny! The irony in "biting the hand that feeds"! Given that science and technology, the left, the doers, are responsible for America's progress, it's really you who should be careful with "biting the hand that feeds you". Wow, the delusion!

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    Only in America do you have the "right" to hate without fear of reprecussion.

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    If you like another place, by living there you will learn the language. Of course you will never talk like a person who born there, but you will understand most of the things around you.


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    Konspiracy (Xavier Knight) 20 months ago

    You seem a little bias to the left. Conservatives are ignorant but Liberals are educated freethinkers? That's hilarious.

    I'm not condemning either side, but your disposition only deepens the divide & conquer whirlpool we're all lost in.

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    mimi2661 23 months ago

    Disagree. I do not believe that America is the "greatest nation on earth." There are too many false flags and such. I doubt if I will still be living when we get straightened out, and I do believe we will. Just not soon.

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    Sven Bargenbarson 3 years ago

    Nothing can be done. Because no one is really at the wheel...the monster will continue to subjugate its own citizens and terrorize the rest of the world until it collapses at some point.


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    mimi2661 23 months ago

    I do so agree!! It's not the people, necessarily, it is the system of government. And it is way more complicated than just blaming the president. I am all for the health care act. It has been great for my family.

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    mimi2661 23 months ago

    "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free." - Goethe

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    Deborah Sexton 2 years ago

    Cutting back on health benefits? They just assured that everyone has medical benefits.

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    Jeffsalt 2 years ago

    Instead of focusing on your hardships think if the blessings you enjoy in the most free country on the planet. The key to finding happiness in this country is to find something you are passionate about and pursue that as a career.

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    mimi2661 23 months ago

    Give me a break. America has become corporate-fascist and a police state. It's more than simple frustration. This affects more than those who do not know where to turn.


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    Jeffsalt 2 years ago

    I understand your frustration about "illegals" but let's call a spade a spade here...you're talking about immigrants from Mexico and Latin America. With the exception of native-Americans, we were ALL immigrants at one time

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    mimi2661 23 months ago

    You know, not everyone in America gives a sh*t about Palestine and Israel. Not saying it isn't important, it just feels so remote. Personally, I think the Palestinians should have that land and Israel is a bully.

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    Sven Bargenbarson 3 years ago

    If you have lived elsewhere in the world, it will become obvious that, though materially Americans have a lot to be thankful for, it comes at the expense of a decent and civil culture. America's mainstream is a bitter charade that lacks good will.


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    Jeffsalt 2 years ago

    Yes, this country is SO rotten to the core that people the world over are waiting in line for entry visas. We have the freedoms that allow you to spout off at will without fear of repression. Think about it.

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    mimi2661 23 months ago

    You are fooling yourself if you believe we are "free." I respect your opinion, just disagree with aspects. There are many many places here that are just as bad as 3rd world countries. If I had more room, I'd give more detail.


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    Jeffsalt 2 years ago

    Give you the money? So you want a handout to leave. You're part of the overall problem. Everyone wants something for nothing. If you want out get off your ass and "earn" your way out!


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