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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-25-08 10:45 AM
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12. What I hate is the difference between what America IS and what it COULD and SHOULD be. nt
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  -the running joke "why do you hate America" Enrique  Jan-25-08 10:04 AM   #0 
  - You speak for yourself. The thread says America sucks. What he meant is that the  sinkingfeeling   Jan-25-08 10:27 AM   #1 
  - that's not what he said  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:33 AM   #3 
  - Presumably, you're speaking of this thread?  Tesha   Jan-25-08 10:30 AM   #2 
  - did you READ that post???  LSK   Jan-25-08 10:34 AM   #4 
  - yes  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:39 AM   #6 
     - then why on earth would you start this thread???  LSK   Jan-25-08 10:45 AM   #10 
        - did YOU read MY post?  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:49 AM   #16 
           - the Chicago Bulls SUCK this year  LSK   Jan-25-08 10:52 AM   #19 
              - well maybe YOU didn't read the "America sucks" post  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:59 AM   #22 
                 - I guess you missed the middle part of it  LSK   Jan-25-08 11:01 AM   #24 
                    - that passage doesn't support your contention  Enrique   Jan-25-08 11:08 AM   #25 
                    - yes it does  LSK   Jan-25-08 11:10 AM   #26 
                       - you're the one cherry-picking from the post  Enrique   Jan-25-08 11:24 AM   #29 
                          - no, I am using that to support the Bulls analogy  LSK   Jan-25-08 11:44 AM   #34 
                    - 50 cent words wrapped around ha'penny ideas  fishnfla   Jan-25-08 11:18 AM   #27 
  - "Patriotism is the most foolish of passions, and the passion of fools." Schopenhauer  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-25-08 10:36 AM   #5 
  - another reasonable critique of America  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:41 AM   #8 
     - Well, I K&R'd that post and had little quarrel with it.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-25-08 10:45 AM   #11 
  - I am ashamed,  stillcool47   Jan-25-08 10:40 AM   #7 
  - it's the title of the freaking post  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:47 AM   #13 
     - The title is "America Sucks"  sleebarker   Jan-25-08 10:49 AM   #17 
     - I have no idea...  stillcool47   Jan-25-08 11:22 AM   #28 
        - that doesn't resemble the "America sucks" post  Enrique   Jan-25-08 11:31 AM   #31 
           - You are offended by..  stillcool47   Jan-25-08 11:43 AM   #33 
              - it's not the word suck  Enrique   Jan-25-08 12:02 PM   #35 
                 - and I haven't seen it...  stillcool47   Jan-25-08 12:12 PM   #37 
  - Loving your country and recognizing its flaws  ThoughtCriminal   Jan-25-08 10:43 AM   #9 
  - exactly  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:47 AM   #14 
  - What I hate is the difference between what America IS and what it COULD and SHOULD be. nt  Oregonian   Jan-25-08 10:45 AM   #12 
  - me too  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:48 AM   #15 
  - Why do you hate america? nt  Javaman   Jan-25-08 10:50 AM   #18 
  - because it sucks  Enrique   Jan-25-08 10:57 AM   #21 
  - America, FUCK YEAH!  JVS   Jan-25-08 10:54 AM   #20 
  - "America" hasn't been America since November 22, 1963. (n/t)  FreepFryer   Jan-25-08 11:00 AM   #23 
  - Love the concept, hate the perverse reality. n/t  greyhound1966   Jan-25-08 11:25 AM   #30 
  - America does suck. We want it not to suck.  Redbear   Jan-25-08 11:32 AM   #32 
  - Thanks for the heads-up; I K&R'd that other thread.  dicksteele   Jan-25-08 12:07 PM   #36 
  - We don't "love" it like a 3 year-old loves his Mommy. .  annabanana   Jan-25-08 12:22 PM   #38 
  - What does "LOVE America" mean?  uppityperson   Jan-25-08 12:42 PM   #39 
  - carp, killed another thread. Hello OP, what does "love america" mean?  uppityperson   Jan-25-08 11:14 PM   #40 
  - You're the one spreading RW lies  Jed Dilligan   Jan-25-08 11:27 PM   #41 
 

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