What makes you proud to be American?

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  1. 14thDoctor

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    Is it the children in cages?
    The concentration camps?
    The medical bankruptcies?
    The endless mass shootings?
    The unarmed black people slaughtered by the police?
    The serious commitment to free speech, but mostly when it comes to Nazis and Klansmen?
    The epidemic levels of obesity?

    What makes you proud? :usa:
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  2. Marso

    Marso High speed, low drag.

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    FTFY.
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    Taking pride in one's nationality is stupid, no matter the location.

    Take pride in your own accomplishments, not your zip code. :async:
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  4. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Rey of sunshine

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    @14thDoctor, what makes you proud to be Canadian?

    Is it our treatment of indigenous people?
    Alberta's raping of the natural environment?
    Our overtaxed (not in the monetary sense) healthcare system?
    Quebec's abhorrent treatment of non-French minorities?
    Our government's complete corruption and flouting of the law (SNC Lavalin)?

    For me, as a Canadian, I'm most proud of the fact that we have an utterly useless pretty-boy as our leader.

    O Canada!

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    Wait, is it the violent stampedes every Black Friday and Boxing Day?

    The shameless gerrymandering?

    The crony capitalism?

    The drinking water in Flint?

    The poorly maintained nuclear arsenal?
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  6. 14thDoctor

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    Assumes facts not in evidence. :async:


    But at least I'm not from Quebec. :yuck:
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    Saw this, thought it was apt...

    camps.jpg
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    That I'm not a fucking "eh" Canadian.

    :finger:
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    GhostEcho Christian Conservative (Republican)

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    I mean, I am not Canadian or British, so that's worth giving thanks for 24/7/365.
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    That's funny, no matter how untrue.
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    That we have the funniest president known to history so far and I was alive to see it.

    That our laws guarantee certain rights like flag burning, and this kind of radical training:


    That our awesomeness attracts so many visitors and wannabe participants that we can't build AOCs (american opportunity centers) fast enough to hold them all.

    While on AOC, that the free market has produced a "mini aoc," and an aoc parody site that was banned because although dumb it sounded indistinguishable from the real thing, that our young congressperson actually graduated college and her school hasn't yet disavowed her, and finally, that opportunity is so rich in the US that even a (practically) jobless 29-year-old with no substantive experience of any kind can become elected to our Congress.
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    Don't forget we don't build anything we invented.
    Except our cars, which suck so bad, Obama had to rescue them.
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    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Because there's only one kid in that cage, not dozens.
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    Geeks, punks, weirdos, freaks, goths.
    Furries, fan conventions, sex shops, porn, drugs, heavy metal. Rock and roll especially a good dose of southern rock. Jazz, the blues, African American culture.
    Comedians, New fucking York. Quentin Tarantino movies. Atlanta
    Cock sucking awesome faggots and trannies.
    Bronies, Cubans, Puerto Ricans. Real southern rebels
    First responders, rescue workers, volunteer clinic workers
    Waitresses, the guys doing our lawns, farmers, jews. Muslims, loving Christians.
    Hollywood, independent artists, NASA, the internet
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    I would chill with any of those guys any day, but don't worry I would take a second to squat and push out a turd just for you.
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    How is it funny?
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    Thought that was interesting, until I saw his announcement was a day after some bad polling.

    Apparently Amash is polling at 17 percent in the GOP primary, trailing State Rep. Jim Lower who's at 27 percent–a 10-point lead over Amash. And another Amash challenger, State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, is tied with Amash at 17 percent.

    Guess he's adopting the Trump approach, and 'shaking the box' in the hope that some new variable changes things in his favor.
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    The massive prison industrial complex?

    The death penalty?

    Cop cars with unironic Punisher logos?
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    Elwood I know what I'm about, son.

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    What makes me proud to be an American? Everything we do is world class. When we're at our best, we lead the world. When we screw up, it too, is staggeringly impressive in scope and scale.

    There is no half-ass here. We whole-ass everything. :diacanu:
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    the fact that we allow you the freedom to post such drivel! :yes:
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    :rotfl:


    Sweet irony. :)
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    Elwood I know what I'm about, son.

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    Oh, and:

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    Really? Jump across the border and rob a convenience store - we'll make room for you in prison!
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    Child marriage? Lots of child marriage in America. Loads of states where kids can get married well before they're able to drink. If you proposed the same legal marriage age laws America has now and claimed it was "because Sharia law," there'd be riots in the streets.

    Civil forfeiture?

    Trail of Tears? Genocide against natives in general?
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    It's hysterical actually. The women are also drinking out of toilets too, right? That's spectacular.
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    The least sincere Christianity you've ever seen?
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