View Poll Results: Would you openly say you are proud to be American/nationality of your country?

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  • Yes, I am American and very proud to be American, and I will gladly tell that everybody.

    26 24.53%
  • Yes, I am American and feel proud to be American, but I wouldn't boast with it..

    7 6.60%
  • Yes, I'm American and proud, but I also think many things could be improved about my country.

    31 29.25%
  • No. I'm American, but living here was not my achievement. So why should I be proud?

    16 15.09%
  • No, I'm American and way too many things are going wrong here.

    6 5.66%
  • Yes. I'm NOT American, but I'm proud to be citizen of my country.

    4 3.77%
  • Yes. I'm NOT American, but I'm proud, although I see room for improvement..

    4 3.77%
  • No. I'm NOT American, and being born here was not due to my efforts. Why being proud?

    4 3.77%
  • No. I'm NOT American, and my country sucks. No way to be proud.

    1 0.94%
  • other (please explain)

    7 6.60%
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    Re: Are you proud to be American/citizen of your country?

    Quote Originally Posted by German guy View Post
    In Germany, for understandable reasons, many people are reluctant to say they're "proud to be German".

    How about you? Are you proud to be American/British/[insert nationality here]? Or rather, would you openly word it this way?
    Yes, I am proud to be an American and would openly word it that way.

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    Re: Are you proud to be American/citizen of your country?

    Quote Originally Posted by German guy View Post
    Yes... in West-Germany, people more or less ignored German guilt in the 50s and 60s, but the new post-war generation insisted very much on remembering the guilt of their fathers in the 70s to 90s ... maybe it has normalized a little during the past decade, I don't know. At least we're no longer reluctant flying the flag when there is a soccer match.
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    Re: Are you proud to be American/citizen of your country?

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisL View Post
    Yes, I am proud to be an American and would openly word it that way.
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    Re: Are you proud to be American/citizen of your country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    Pride in your nation is pride in the actions of all who came before you and what their actions then resulted in today. Pride in your nation is pride in being conected to that heritage, being a part of it, and carrying it on.
    I generally feel "awe" "appreciation" and "respect" for individuals that came before.
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