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Oh America Your So Fine,Your So Fine You Blow My Mind

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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 06:50 AM
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Originally posted by Germanicus
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Hey thanks


I have always wanted to see an NBA game at Madison Square Garden. Maybe I start there and ride my way across to Staples to boo Kobe.
And you are right. There would be alot to do in between.

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Sports we do very well, meh. There's cricket matches playing nonstop in my house between your country and every body else going all the time. Runs out of the room screaming.




posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 06:51 AM
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I think you are the one on the money really. Im a jerk.

I dont mean it though. Im not a bad guy. I care about the world and worry.

Thanks for the constructive criticism
Its noted and on board.
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 06:52 AM
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Ha! Cricket


Its as boring as baseball



posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 06:55 AM
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Originally posted by Germanicus
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Ha! Cricket


Its as boring as baseball


Gosh, do I agree with you. Baseball is all American but I'm not a fan.



posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 06:59 AM
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You hear Ham Rove,I mean Karl Rove say stuff like this.


"We're an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we'll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that's how things will sort out. We're history's actors…and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do.

en.wikipedia.org...

Not only is this a lie but its a fantasy.

We need to all see things for what they are instead of nodding our heads.


Disclaimer-No Im not a Colbert fan but you should know your enemy. And the whole Ham Rove thing is pretty funny
Dont trust Stewart either. Both wolves in sheeps clothing.
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 07:01 AM
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Originally posted by Germanicus

"The U.S. government has to come to terms with the painful fact that the good old days when it could just borrow its way out of messes of its own making are finally gone," China's official Xinhua news agency said in a commentary.

in.reuters.com...

It should worry you all that China speaks to you this way. They would not have the audacity only a few years ago. They make fun of you now. They laugh at you.

They are no longer scared.


This is a huge worry. You're right.

When America borrowed money from China (please don't misunderstand, I do not hate Chinese nor China) I thought that was very strange. America is giving bailouts like they are throwing a New Years Eve Party and then turn around and take money from China like "Can Ya Help a Brother Out" I didn't like that one bit. Makes no sense.
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 07:05 AM
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I hear ya. Did you know you guys give China aid? I mean WTF? No sense.

I dont hate China but its like your government is funding the enemy. And that is what they are at the end of the day. They want to be sole super-power. Its almost as if your elites are going to move to China after they ruin your country.
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 07:11 AM
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Originally posted by Germanicus
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I hear ya. Did you know you guys give China aid? I men WTF? No sense.

I dont hate China but its like your government is funding the enemy. And that is what they are at the end of the Day. They want to be sole super-power. Its almost as if your elites are going to move to China after they ruin your country.


I didn't know we were giving them aid! That's new to me. American soldiers died to fight communism all around the world thousands, China is a Socialist country but we don't have a problem with them. Know why? All of our Retail economy stock comes from here. If China was to ever be destroyed America would fall very fast. We're doing business with a communist country with nuke heads aimed our way but it's okay they supply our cheap stock and products. But, USSR and communism well, NO.



posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 07:19 AM
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China is one of the biggest economies in the world and grew at more than 9 percent over the last year. It also has loaned more than $1 trillion to the U.S. to fund its deficit-spending. But at the same time, the U.S. sends foreign aid to China, which lawmakers of all stripes say is just plain nuts. Read more: www.foxnews.com...

www.foxnews.com...

Yeah,talk about nuts.



posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 07:31 AM
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Originally posted by Germanicus
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China is one of the biggest economies in the world and grew at more than 9 percent over the last year. It also has loaned more than $1 trillion to the U.S. to fund its deficit-spending. But at the same time, the U.S. sends foreign aid to China, which lawmakers of all stripes say is just plain nuts. Read more: www.foxnews.com...

www.foxnews.com...

Yeah,talk about nuts.


I read the article you linked. This makes no sense. It's a power play, but for what reason? America will give out money willy nilly to anybody but it just makes me think back to hurrican Katrina and New Orleans. I was very angry. Three days, this government couldn't help their own citizens, but they can get aid to Pakistan virtually over night.



posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 07:46 AM
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Yeah,and I dont think any western country has as many homeless as America. It makes me so sad to see all those people living in Tent Cities.And it makes me angry hearing how your government treats them. I have read how they can only remain in one place for a certain amount of time before the state will force them to move. Some of these people even have jobs but cannot afford the rent in the cities that they lost their houses and old jobs in.

blogs.sacbee.com...

Unlike Sacramento, Seattle's tent cities are sanctioned and organized. They elect officers from the camp who are in charge of everything from cleaning blankets to organizing food donations. The encampments are managed by a non-profit. Read more here: blogs.sacbee.com...=cpy

Seattle seems to have a massive problem with it but it seems they are all over. The media doesnt really report on it though.

The BBC does some good reporting on the Tent City tradgedy.
dailycaller.com...

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The United States government determined that somewhere between 200,000 and 500,000 Americans were then homeless.[2]

en.wikipedia.org...
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 07:52 AM
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I hate Banks. I have two mortgages, yay me. So many foreclosures and empty houses locked up, housing market is frozen. Then you have people living in tents because of the shady Banks. I HATE BANKS. It's a foot on your neck like no other. That's the real bondage. I don't see this in my state, but I know it exists. Very sad, The American Dream has turned into a Nightmare.

Even Americans' get the truth from outside news sources, what America will not report to it's asleep sheep. I know.
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 08:01 AM
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Yeah,I hate the Banksters. Its insane that they have been bailed out with your money. They steal from the taxpayer to give to the elite. Its welfare for the rich. And the bonus's,golden shandshakes.

Then the corporatism.When the Founding Fathers freed themselves from the British government,they were freeing themselves from the banks and corporations just as much.They knew corporations had to be kept in check.Incorperation is a privilege. Initially all corporations were selected to enable activities that benifited the public.Shareholders were only enabled to profit as a means to an end.Corporations were forbidden from attempting to influence elections, public policy and other realms of society.They had alot of other conditions imposed on them as well,like they were not allowed to make any political or charitable donations.

Right now,the US Federal Government could preempt all 'state corporate law' under the courts current expansive interpretation of the Commerce Clause.You could get around the Tenth Amendment and get them all out of Delaware.Corporate Personhood mocks the Bill of Rights and could also be removed.The Founding Fathers would remove it. Its not like your leaders couldnt fix things if they tried. And it could be done within your constitution.
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 08:12 AM
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There's alot that the Corporate States of America could change if they wanted to. But, sadly, they'll continue to vote themselves a pay raise while fighting to not up the minimum wage, programs to help American's accelerate in Higher Education without a Student Loan (aka: Mortgage) before they graduate. No, they'll just continue to bring in people from other countries or send jobs over seas.

The Healthcare Bill NDAA, Obama slipped in there, the individual states are fighting it's implementation, thank God somebody's trying to stop that monster, that's one good thing they've done at least. This Bill is being Stonewalled as it should be.

Knowing the problems are there and making people everywhere Aware of these things is always a step in the right direction. We do have problems, yes, people need to raise their voices and put a cog in their wheels.

Corporate welfare is exactly right.
And, they have no shame asking for it. While some people out of work need assistance and are ashamed to take it. It's completely backwards. The poor feel shame the rich "Thanks I'll take the pay less taxes and your taxes to bail me out, because I screwed up my own company." That stinks to High Heaven.
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 10:22 AM
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Listen to Uncle Sam you guys.



posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 11:39 AM
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I could honestly care less about any of your opinions on America. You don't live here so you have absolutely no idea as to what you are talking about. You receive all your information from business magazines and conspiracy websites.

To fault American citizens for something that is completely out of their hands is ignorant to say the least.

What would like us, the everyday American, to do about our credit rating? Or our foreign affairs?

Build tent cities? As you can tell, that doesn't work.

Vote? Well we all know how accurate our voting system is.

Revolt? How long do you think a bunch of revolutionaries will last in America against our trigger happy police forces and National Guard? 15 men wielding rifles stand no chance against tanks.

Most of us American's have some sort of clue as to our own faults and shortcomings, and carry incredible guilt about the ignorance of most of our neighbors. But what can we do?

I know that my main responsibility is to keep my family safe. Thats the only thing that matters to me. You must have some sort of admiration for that, at least.



posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 11:41 AM
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Originally posted by Germanicus


Listen to Uncle Sam you guys.


I get it. Thanks for the constant reminder.
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 11:47 AM
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posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 12:46 PM
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What you really need to do is take back your governments peacefully.

Turn away from the duopoly.

You guys can do it.



posted on Apr, 15 2012 @ 02:26 PM
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I think I have a somewhat unique viewpoint of the U.S. I was born and have lived in the U.S. my entire life, but I was raised by my Mother who moved here when she was 21 from Scotland. So half of my family is from Scotland, and the other half (my Dad's side) is from here.

While I feel a certain amount of loyalty to the U.S. I certainly do not think it's "The Greatest Country on Earth" like so many people like to shout, but not back up with any proof.

Honestly, I think the U.S. is a failed experiment. The way the Constitution was set up would leave room for this country to become great. Of course, times change and certain things in the Constitution need to change as well.

But at this point, honestly, I could not care less if I lived here, or in Scotland. Scotland is a beautiful country with a lot of history. And I like hanging out in castles too

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