posted on Jun, 18 2012 @ 11:03 AM
reply to post by Apollo7
Unfortunately governments represent the people. We elect candidates that want to tax us to death, ignore sky rocketing healthcare, cater to corporate
You're exactly right that the average person in America is just trying to keep their head above water. It's a sad day when Americans have to be
concerned about getting sick and how they're going to afford healthcare and their child's college education. We have people who can't retire
because they don't want to lose their healthcare coverage!
I don't think most foreigners hate the American people, they hate the foreign policies and the bully tactics of the United States.
What's shameful is when some of the same average Americans who are just barely keeping their head above water, will support candidates who support
higher taxes, the banking industry, corporate influence, military occupations etc... and will time and time again support these candidates and their
Until the American people say enough is enough and stand firm against policies that hurt its own citizens and its image around the world, we will
continue to be hated. The United States needs to get their house in order. Using the sword to solve our differences around the world is only causing
young lives to be wasted and more enemies abroad.