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Never visited the United States, I am afraid of America.

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posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 05:39 AM
I've lived in Vancouver all my life, driving to Seattle is like taking a pi**

my dad visited US, my mom, my sister goes several times a year

After 9/11 and realisation that it was a false flag, I started looking at the states completely differently

I am afraid of your cops
I am afraid of your CIA and NSA
I think your gangs are way more bloodthirsty

I can't put this into words but we Canadians are more civilised for some reason, maybe because there are few of us compared

Take our gangs, they'll beat you up and steal your wallet, but in the states they will do all that and then kill you in some gruesome way

Call me crazy but


If I get pulled over by cops down there, I swear I am gonna get out of the car jump stomach first onto pavement, spread my arms and legs and start screaming Don't shoot me bro, I am complying, don't shoot me !!!!

You Americans wouldn't believe what you can get away with with Royal Canadian Mounted Police

You can debate law with them

You can insult them,

and if it happens to be a nice looking woman in uniform , you can totally flirt with her, I'VE DONE IT

You would have to jump and bite her on the lip to get weapon drawn and discharged

in Canada they don't shot to kill but to stop you. In the US you get 7-16 bullets to make sure no surgeon can save you. To make sure you don't get a day in court.

Literally one year ago, a guy I know who lives in north burnaby swung a knife at a cop (he was high), he received A SINGLE BULLET to the shoulder

He recovered super fast in hospital and wrote an apology letter to the cop and will only be in jail for 1 more month. Not judge not his lawyer told him to write the letter, he is really not a bad person he just had a bad moment in his life.

In the states he would be dead and the officer involved would have taken a human life

Think about the difference here, the guy with a knife is sorry and does not hate the cop who shot him, and the cop is not a murderer

This is called a win win. Good karma for both.

Nope, I ain't visiting my southern neighbour, I don't like your president either.

About 15 years ago I was in jail for 24 hr for some minor stuff, I was young, cut me some slack. And an officer told me that kitchen was closed for the night but he snuck into kitchen and brought me a muffin.


When would that happen in the states


You people have lost your way...

Why don't I tell you how I really feel...

I think Trump is right, I think you people are going straight to hell as a country.

One more thing, what's up with all the wars and regime changes America (sigh)

Take it from our Prime Minister Trudeau and pull your crap home. Secure your borders, start worrying about your own for a change.

Middle East has been in war since Forever, go home, you can't fix it.

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posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 05:48 AM
Will you be our president?

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 05:50 AM
a reply to: MOMof3



If you want me to

Oh I get it, you were making fun of us "slow" Canadians

edit on 29-12-2015 by VanGcouverite because: (no reason given)

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 05:54 AM

maybe French Canadian?

stay in your basement, and miss out on life if that's what it takes for you to feel 'safe'

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 05:56 AM
a reply to: acackohfcc

I don't suppose you got to understand the subtle point of this thread

Hint: it is less about me and more about Merica
edit on 29-12-2015 by VanGcouverite because: (no reason given)

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:00 AM
Offers you a beer or some sweet iced tea

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posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:03 AM
a reply to: VanGcouverite

I am British. I am probably never going to leave these isles again anyhow, since this is the only nation which makes a civilised cup of tea, serves a fried breakfast in the correct fashion, or has weather which suits my construction. I deal very badly with heat, and many popular travel destinations have little more than thermal excess to recommend them to a traveler.

The only nations I would consider visiting are Canada, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Holland, Poland... Basically the bits of the planet which regularly get frozen to their core. Now, I realise that the US has some regions which are next to inhospitable ice holes (my favourite weather on the face of the world). However, I would rather cut my own throat and throw myself off a tower block at the same time, than pass through US customs. Fascist bastards are something I cannot tolerate, and the TSA is an organisation which is comprised solely of the same as far as I can make out, since anyone who values liberty would never be caught dead working for them.

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posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:08 AM
Nothing like some early morning condemnation of an entire country, the overwhelming majority of whom you've never laid eyes on let alone spoken too.

I can't even begin to understand what a life lived in such a state of perpetual terror and mewling must be like. So sorry for you

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:18 AM

originally posted by: VanGcouverite

If I get pulled over by cops down there, I swear I am gonna get out of the car jump stomach first onto pavement, spread my arms and legs and start screaming Don't shoot me bro, I am complying, don't shoot me !!!!

Do that, and your fecked!

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:19 AM
The people themselves are warm and friendly though, so visiting is usually quite nice.
I talk to french people all the time after they visit the US and they are always amazed at how hospitable and friendly everyone is.

I would not have said this 25 years ago, before I knew life in other lands, but the US is quite screwed up in the ways you have mentioned, and I would not move back now. I say that with sadness, and a lot of compassion for my fellow american citizens.

It happens periodically that people around me here make surprised assertations about how severe and harsh I can be in my judgements. Everything being relative, I am not seen that way in the US. I am considered probably more of a liberal. But here, I've had people tell me I can be scary in my harsh conservative notions.
I also expect the same of others- why I won't argue with a cop (though it is expected, and I have had cops try to initiate a little argument- it is almost polite to do so, acknowledging them as an equal individual and human above and beyond their job title).

It is those moments when I really see and feel the harsh coldness of my native culture. We really have no idea just how crazy we seem to some other nationalities.

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:26 AM
a reply to: VanGcouverite

Meh, I'm a fellow Canuck, traveled all of the US.

If your'e just going to Seattle, I'd calm down. You'll probably find it a lot like Vancouver, filled with hipsters and fashion forward homeless folk.

There are much scarier places to visit in the US that would make me worried of cops and people in general. Mountain folk are quite pleasant.

But I do see where you're coming from.


posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:31 AM
I have visited the U.S on several occasions and I can confirm that I never once felt threatened by anyone there, with the exception of a very large drunk Marine who was out for a bit of 'Limey' bashing. Thankfully he was accompanied by three other large Marines, who ended up constraining him and taking him to his temporary accommodation, where he could sleep off the effects of the vast amounts of alcohol he had consumed.

In general I have found all U.S citizens to be extremely friendly and hospitable, but it is a shame that reactions to recent events have been disproportionate, very much like taking a sledge hammer to crack a nut. That said, I have never had any interactions with LEO's during my visits, or witnessed any gangs acting in a way which would have me in fear of my life.

Stay safe.

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:32 AM
a reply to: VanGcouverite

The US is a relatively violence-happy culture (if you can call it culture here) and it's not strictly limited to police. Between excessive weapons love & confrontational "thou against the world" attitudes running rampant, I don't blame you. People are so hung up on acting like they're tough ish in the WIld West, while slowly making it one without regrets, that you're not missing much down here. I'm not necessarily talking about the gangs, but general disrespect and selfishness that fuels the "F you, I got mine" apathy. Apathy breeds contempt, and contempt eventually breeds violence in return. It's a self-fueling social fire.

There's a couple of pockets around the country that are better than others, but it's not enough to balance out the negative aspects yet. Those pockets need to grow immensely in size, but people have to want it first.

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:33 AM
a reply to: MOMof3

Actually I like some of your ideas.
Yes, this land mass has a history of violence, not just since it became an American nation. Then there are the tornadoes,hurricanes,sink holes,extreme temps,earthquakes,floods,fires,yellowstone,and angry people. So,if you don't like adrenalin rushes,you should not come.

A reply to Van
edit on 29-12-2015 by MOMof3 because: (no reason given)

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:39 AM
Never been to America
Looks a little scary
But if I go to Texas I should be safe
Lots of guns there

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posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:41 AM
a reply to: VanGcouverite

If you believe some of our US members, you can't go out without being racially abused and beaten by black people. The police are beating up drivers and shooting people for kicks. You can't barely move for all the Muslims and them there sharia laws have taken over. Thanks Obama!

If you go to a bar, you have to be careful the womenfolk are womenfolk and not SJWs baiting you for sexism. And then there's all the transgenders keeping up in numbers with the Muslims!! And all of them want to take the guns away! Thanks a f**** bunch Obama!!

I heard they's locking up all the whites, blacks and hispanics to make way for the coming tide of Muslims. Thanks Barrack Hussein Obama!!!

Who'd want to go to THAT America?!

Thankfully THAT America doesn't really exist.

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:43 AM

originally posted by: VanGcouverite

Over-react much?

posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:44 AM
a reply to: VanGcouverite

Omg .. I was just reading the gun control thread here

I was just about to write the same thing that after reading that I would be now scared to go there

edit on 29-12-2015 by Layaly because: (no reason given)

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posted on Dec, 29 2015 @ 06:53 AM
a reply to: VanGcouverite

YouTube has given the US a pretty bad wrap - US politics and policy has very little to do with the desires of average Joe US citizen. I live in Australia and travel to New Orleans and Houston annually for about a month at a time and each time I go I spend a little more time getting to know the country and the folks.

If all cops were thugs you'd expect it to be like the wild west, but it isn't. There are 350 million yanks, a minute' percentage of which are law enforcement officers, even smaller percentage have small-dick syndrome coupled with a massive superiority complex and an itchy paranoid trigger finger - they are the ones on YouTube.

Honestly, America and Americans are not what you envision it / them to be, some of the most amazing, genuine and charitable folks I've met are yanks and I consider many to be very close friends who have my back, and I theirs.

You should experience it for yourself instead of relying on hearsay and the internet social media.

Southern hospitality is second to none thus far, and I would suggest the same in many parts of the country.

US Politicians suck - so...I can't disagree with your assessment there.

(post by KEACHI removed for a manners violation)

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