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?

    I can say that I'm proud to be an American, but I most definitely consider it a lucky accident of birth.

    Like others, though, that doesn't mean I give my country carte blanche. We have many issues and our government needs serious work, but that won't happen until the people themselves rework their mindsets first. Whether we like to admit it or not, our government gives us what we want.

    That being said, I think I would also be proud to be a citizen of many different countries, had I been born there. I've spent time in Europe, albeit 3 decades ago, and at one time considered settling in Germany. I liked it that much.
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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?
    There are times that I am terribly disappointed in many Americans and as such I sometimes feel ashamed to be an American. Most of the time though I am proud to be an American and I have no problem saying so.
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    Re: Are you proud to be American/citizen of your country?

    I am very proud to be an American. It is mostly luck of where you are born, but if one actively tries to make it a better place I think you can take more pride in it.
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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?
    I'm very proud to be an American!!! Not proud of the current government but I love my nationality!

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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?



    I'm an American, and I'm proud to be an American.

    What would the world be like today if America had never existed?

    Think about it.

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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?
    I'm proud being an American.

    We all ready know that Michelle Obama isn't and that Barack Obama said in his own words "I never looked upon myself being an American but an internationalist."

    But Americas liberal politically correct immigration policies cheapen American citizenship. And right now in Congress they want to go further.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    I'm an American, and I'm proud to be an American.

    What would the world be like today if America had never existed?

    Think about it.
    Britannia would still rule the waves.

    There would likely be no Republics in the world.

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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?

    Not since Obama took office. I felt even worse when he was re-elected.
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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".
    Is that still the case though!? Even after 68 years?
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    Re: Are you proud to be American/citizen of your country?

    Using 'proud' in a loose sense, yes, I'm proud to be American but like ecofarm, I'm a patriot but I don't really believe in nationalism. There are many good countries in the world and we should cooperate with them, not strive to plant our political and economic seeds in their yard.
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