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Originally posted by InsideYourMind
"You are anti-American"
That quote get's thrown around a lot if you question america's policies.
I find that it's hypocritical when (some) people use that phrase, they typically seem to be one of the "we have freedoms and you don't" preachers. It's bullcrap.
It's alright to think you have the most "freedom" in this world, but if so, you have to entitle other people to the same freedom you preach by letting them partake in freedom of speech. Such as letting other's make a debate, point, or reference without labelling them an "anti-american".
The term pretty much means "i refuse to accept you are trying to make a point i don't like, so i am silencing your opinion", anti-semitism is another example.
Great example of freedom preaching.
Originally posted by Starchild23
Originally posted by maestromason
Hell! I HERALD from and LIVE in the mighty State of OHIO!
You know that we were the first STATE in the WORLD to implement the FIRST ISP for use of the internet(I was on it were you?..were you even born then?)...you know the very same internet you are using to spill your hatred of Americans?
and please DO NOT TALK ABOUT FOOTBALL, SPACE TRAVEL, HEART TRANSPLANTS, MEDICAL DISCOVERIES, CLEVELAND CLINIC, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, FIRST IN AVIATION FLIGHT,ECT, ect...ect.....MY STATE IS WORLD FAMOUS!
and I have not even got to my city!
OHIOANS are in a unique niche in the world.
Just stating the indisputable FACTS!
edit on 25-3-2012 by maestromason because: (no reason given)
I think I can find a reasonably educated Mongolian who doesn't know Ohio even exists.
Also, there's really no use getting worked up over this thread. Unplug if you have to.
Originally posted by hanyak69
reply to post by daaskapital
I liked the group MEN AT WORK, with the sandwich thingy and all.
I have always wanted to go to Australia, in fact the crocadile hunter is from Australia and did he marry an American??? Is that why your are mad? Because of Steve Irwin marrying Terri??? Well....Get over it he is dead !!!!! So quit with the hate Mr Shortpeter, and do something productive ....like whine about American arrogance .....Oh wait you are already doing that.....I hope your attitude is not about the man from snowy river...IS IT? The rich snooty American ranchers trampling on the austrailian local who just wants the daughter......HUMMM Do all australians want to marry american women...Uh oh just found the under layment of your IRE. You are mad cause we have beautiful Women here, I mean most of ours shave their legs and armpits.......
Originally posted by Warlord5852
reply to post by Ghost375
Wow,you must be American because you know nothing of Canada and Canadians. Without Canada, your country would be nothin. We stand beside you in all of your narrow minded ,short sited wars. Up here, you are laughed at and are the butt of so many jokes. Please, if your going to say we are worthless, maybe you should look at your own country. You elect people who are ultimately going to screw you, your banking system is the laughing stock of the world and your arrogance is unmatched. I live in a country where I earn an above average wage, don't have to worry about health care and my FREEDOMS haven't been taken away from me. Grow up and grow some son,your just another third world country .in for forth.edit on 25-3-2012 by Warlord5852 because: Cause I can