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1. “Being an American is about having the right to be who you are. Sometimes that doesn't happen.”

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Author : Herb Ritts

2. “Mr Judge, Jury & Executioner of Micah Xavier Johnson‬ needs to go to jail as soon as possible – he is a danger to civilized society.”

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Author : Steven Magee

3. “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”

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4. “A psychologist would probably diagnose insanity for a nation that spends more on its military than the next 8 nations combined, while its poor are starving.”

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Author : Steven Magee

5. “You may have heard the talk of diversity, sensitivity training, and body cameras. These are all fine and applicable, but they understate the task and allow the citizens of this country to pretend that there is real distance between their own attitudes and those of the ones appointed to protect them. The truth is that the police reflect America in all of its will and fear, and whatever we might make of this country’s criminal justice policy, it cannot be said that it was imposed by a repressive minority. The abuses that have followed from these policies—the sprawling carceral state, the random detention of black people, the torture of suspects—are the product of democratic will. And so to challenge the police is to challenge the American people who send them into the ghettos armed with the same self-generated fears that compelled the people who think they are white to flee the cities and into the Dream. The problem with the police is not that they are fascist pigs but that our country is ruled by majoritarian pigs.”

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Source : Between the World and Me

6. “And America, too, is a delusion, the grandest one of all. The white race believes--believes with all its heart--that it is their right to take the land. To kill Indians. Make war. Enslave their brothers. This nation shouldn't exist, if there is any justice in the world, for its foundations are murder, theft, and cruelty. Yet here we are.”

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Source : The Underground Railroad

7. “If niggers were supposed to have their freedom, they wouldn't be in chains. If the red man was supposed to keep hold of his land, it'd still be his. If the white man wasn't destined to take this new world, he wouldn't own it now.Here was the true Great Spirit, the divine thread connecting all human endeavor--if you can keep it, it is yours. Your property, slave or continent. The American imperative.”

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Source : The Underground Railroad

8. “There appears to be a vast amount of confusion on this point, but I do not know many Negroes who are eager to be "accepted" by white people, still less to be loved by them; they, the blacks, simply don't wish to be beaten over the head by the whites every instant of our brief passage on this planet. White people in this country will have quite enough to do in learning how to accept and love themselves and each other, and when they have achieved this -- which will not be tomorrow and will not be today and may very well be never -- the Negro problem will no longer exist, for it will no longer be needed.”

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Author : James Baldwin
Source : The Fire Next Time

9. “And if the word integration means anything, this is what it means: that we, with love, shall force our brothers to see themselves as they are, to cease fleeing from reality and begin to change it. For this is your home, my friend, do not be driven from it; great men have done great things here, and will again, and we can make America what America must become.”

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Author : James Baldwin
Source : The Fire Next Time

10. “When a presidential candidate is publicly requesting help from the Russians, you know that there is something seriously going wrong in the USA.”

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Author : Steven Magee

11. “Small differences in a system of great power can have enormous consequences. [Source: Al Jazeera 'Upfront' interview]”

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Author : Noam Chomsky

12. “The 2016 USA presidential election race clarified how an evil Nazi dictator like Adolf Hitler was able to come to power in global politics.”

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Author : Steven Magee

13. “Struggles to coerce uniformity of sentiment in support of some end thought essential to their time and country have been waged by many good as well as by evil men. Nationalism is a relatively recent phenomenon but at other times and places the ends have been racial or territorial security, support of a dynasty or regime, and particular plans for saving souls. As first and moderate methods to attain unity have failed, those bent on its accomplishment must resort to an ever-increasing severity. . . . Those who begin coercive elimination of dissent soon find themselves exterminating dissenters. Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyard.It seems trite but necessary to say that the First Amendment to our Constitution was designed to avoid these ends by avoiding these beginnings. There is no mysticism in the American concept of the State or of the nature or origin of its authority. We set up government by consent of the governed, and the Bill of Rights denies those in power any legal opportunity to coerce that consent. Authority here is to be controlled by public opinion, not public opinion by authority.If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein.”

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14. “Yes here's to the founding fathers—slave-owners, British citizens who didn't want to pay taxes...”

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Source : Asterios Polyp

15. “In these days of difficulty, we Americans everywhere must and shall choose the path of social justice…, the path of faith, the path of hope, and the path of love toward our fellow man.”

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16. “We are in the energy dictatorship that calls itself the United States of America.”

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Author : Steven Magee

17. “Behind the facade of elected government are a bunch of corporate controlled gangsters running the country.”

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Author : Steven Magee

18. “Whether voting Republican or Democrat, the result is the same: A corrupt corporate government.”

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Author : Steven Magee

19. “Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of production and trade...”

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Author : Ayn Rand
Source : Atlas Shrugged

20. “Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.”

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21. “Thanks to President Obama, I am able to get medical treatment in the USA for the long term effects of very high altitude sickness and unnatural electromagnetic radiation exposures.”

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Author : Steven Magee

22. “The USA utility power generation industry subcontracts out their dangerous jobs so that the bad statisitics will not be associated with them. Smart people avoid working for the subcontractors. I have worked directly for a number of subcontractors and overseen subcontractors and their staff were clearly sick, showing behavioral problems and overworked. In some cases they were blatantly breaking OSHA laws. OSHA covers it all up! Unfortunately, the problems can be traced back to OSHA and their wilful lack of enforcement of the law.”

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Author : Steven Magee

23. “My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor.”

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24. “As a manager, I was able to put the USA workplace mental health system to the test. In each of three separate companies there was an employee that was displaying mental health issues and I reported this to the human resources department. The outcome: I was terminated every time. The conclusion: Reporting mental health issues in USA employees will lose you your job!”

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Author : Steven Magee

25. “The people of the United States are one of the people I most admire in the world. The only thing I don't understand is why a country that manages to do so well cannot do better in choosing its president.”

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Source : Conversations with Gabriel García Márquez

26. “I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.”

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27. “Graças a Churchill, não foi a Alemanha que passou a dominar a Europa, mas sim os Estados Unidos e a Rússia. Graças a Churchill, o fascismo deixou de desempenhar qualquer papel significativo no mundo, ficando o liberalismo e o socialismo a travar a luta pela primazia na política interna dos países. (...) Churchill não desejava grande parte destes cenários, embora aceitasse como mal menor num contexto mais pessimista.”

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Source : Churchill

28. “Most USA citizens never realize that the systems of public protection are essentially useless until they try to use them. At that point they learn the hard way that government agencies like OSHA, FCC, FDA, police internal affairs, disability, and the like do not work for them.”

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Author : Steven Magee

29. “America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.”

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30. “America is the greatest engine of innovation that has ever existed, and it can't be duplicated anytime soon, because it is the product of a multitude of factors: extreme freedom of thought, an emphasis on independent thinking, a steady immigration of new minds, a risk-taking culture with no stigma attached to trying and failing, a noncorrupt bureaucracy, and financial markets and a venture capital system that are unrivaled at taking new ideas and turning them into global products.”

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31. “No Statue of Liberty ever greeted our arrival in this country...we did not, in fact, come to the United States at all. The United States came to us.”

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Author : Luis Valdez

32. “In Venezuela Chavez has made the co-ops a top political priority, giving them first refusal on government contracts and offering them economic incentives to trade with one another. By 2006, there were roughly 100,000 co-operatives in the country, employing more than 700,000 workers. Many are pieces of state infrastructure – toll booths, highway maintenance, health clinics – handed over to the communities to run. It’s a reverse of the logic of government outsourcing – rather than auctioning off pieces of the state to large corporations and losing democratic control, the people who use the resources are given the power to manage them, creating, at least in theory, both jobs and more responsive public services. Chavez’s many critics have derided these initiatives as handouts and unfair subsidies, of course. Yet in an era when Halliburton treats the U.S. government as its personal ATM for six years, withdraws upward of $20 billion in Iraq contracts alone, refuses to hire local workers either on the Gulf coast or in Iraq, then expresses its gratitude to U.S. taxpayers by moving its corporate headquarters to Dubai (with all the attendant tax and legal benefits), Chavez’s direct subsidies to regular people look significantly less radical.”

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Author : Naomi Klein

33. “The US is the most wretchedly villainous state of all times. Anyone aware of global issues can easily imagine how vast the hatred for the United States - a corrupted, swollen, paralysing and suffocating political entity - must be across the Third World - and among the thinking minority of the West too.”

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Source : Can Life Prevail?

34. “The Democratic Party of the USA would greatly appreciate your cooperation with re-installing Mr & Mrs Pinocchio into the White House.”

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Author : Steven Magee

35. “The Democrats would like you to believe that the USA is the 'Greatest nation on Earth'. Is this true? The Republicans answer this question by stating there is a need to 'Make America Great Again”

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Author : Steven Magee

36. “If you read British Foreign Office records from the 1940s, it’s clear they recognised that their day in the sun was over and that Britain would have to be the “junior partner” of the United States, and sometimes treated in a humiliating way. A striking example of this was in 1962, the time of the Cuban missile crisis. The Kennedy planners were making some very dangerous choices and pursuing policies which they thought had a good chance of leading to nuclear war, and they knew that Britain would be wiped out. The US wouldn’t, because Russia’s missiles couldn’t reach there, but Britain would be wiped out.”

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Author : Noam Chomsky

37. “Likevel sitter vi her på berget og innbiller oss at vi kan stole på USA - for våre blå øynes skyld?”

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Source : Gras-brann

38. “The USA government states that the New Mexico Trinity nuclear bomb site is still highly radioactive and 'harmless'. It is interesting to note in the era of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) that it is USA government policy that radio frequency (RF) and electricity are also 'harmless'.”

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Author : Steven Magee

39. “How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex?”

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Author : Julia Child

40. “Americans have an inability to relax into sheer pleasure.Ours is an entertainment seeking-nation, but not necessarily a pleasure-seeking one....This is the cause of that great sad American stereotype- the overstressed executive who goes on vacation, but who cannot relax.”

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Source : Eat, Pray, Love

41. “I was astonished, bewildered. This was America, a country where, whatever its faults, people could speak, write, assemble, demonstrate without fear. It was in the Constitution, the Bill of Rights. We were a democracy...But I knew it wasn't a dream; there was a painful lump on the side of my head...The state and its police were not neutral referees in a society of contending interests. They were on the side of the rich and powerful. Free speech? Try it and the police will be there with their horses, their clubs, their guns, to stop you.From that moment on, I was no longer a liberal, a believer in the self-correcting character of American democracy. I was a radical, believing that something fundamental was wrong in this country--not just the existence of poverty amidst great wealth, not just the horrible treatment of black people, but something rotten at the root. The situation required not just a new president or new laws, but an uprooting of the old order, the introduction of a new kind of society--cooperative, peaceful, egalitarian.”

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Author : Howard Zinn
Source : You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times

42. “Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther King could walk. Martin Luther King walked so Obama could run. Obama's running so we all can fly.”

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Author : Jay-Z

43. “Here's what we're not taught [about the Declaration and Constitution]: Those words at the time they were written were blazingly, electrifyingly subversive. If you understand them truly now, they still are. You are not taught - and it is a disgrace that you aren't - that these men and women were radicals for liberty; that they had a vision of equality that was a slap in the face of what the rest of their world understood to be the unchanging, God-given order of nations; and that they were willing to die to make that desperate vision into a reality for people like us, whom they would never live to see. ”

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Author : Naomi Wolf
Source : The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot

44. “England and America are two countries separated by the same language.”

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45. “Relationships are so much like the United States - they only really thrive when faced with an external threat.”

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Source : Best Bet

46. “What this country needs... what this great land of ours needs is something to happen to it. Something ferocious and tragic, like what happened to Jericho or the cities of the plain - something terrible I mean, son, so that when the people have been through hellfire and the crucible, and have suffered agony enough and grief, they’ll be people again, human beings, not a bunch of smug contented cows rooting at the trough.”

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Source : Set This House On Fire

47. “What made America great was her ability to transform her own dream into hope for all mankind. America did not tell the millions of men and women who came from every country in the world and who -- with their hands, their intelligence and their heart -- built the greatest nation in the world: ‘Come, and everything will be given to you.’ She said: ‘Come, and the only limits to what you'll be able to achieve will be your own courage and your own talent.”

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48. “I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities- a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.”

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49. “Captain Smek himself appeared on television for an official speech to humankind. [...] 'Noble Savages of Earth,' he said. 'Long time we have tried to live together in peace.' (It had been five months.) 'Long time have the Boov suffered under the hostileness and intolerableness of you people. With sad hearts I now concede that Boov and humans will never to exist as one.' I remember being really excited at this point. Could I possibly be hearing right? Were the Boov about to leave? I was so stupid.'And so now I generously grant you Human Preserves - gifts of land that will be for humans forever, never to be taken away again, now.' [...] So that's when we Americans were given Florida. One state for three hundred million people. There were going to be some serious lines for the bathrooms.”

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Author : Adam Rex
Source : The True Meaning of Smekday

50. “Although Americans justify their self-interest in moral terms, their true interest is never itself moral.”

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Author : Gore Vidal
Source : Burr

51. “When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation.”

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Author : Al Franken

52. “It is sobering to reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.”

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53. “People don't dream all their lives of escaping the hellish countries they live in and pay their life savings to underworld types for the privilege of being locked up in a freezing, filthy, stinking container ship and hauled like cargo for weeks until they finally arrive in Moscow or Beijing or Baghdad or Kabul. People risk their lives to come here---to New York. The greatest city in the world, where dreams become reality.”

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Author : Sean Hannity
Source : Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism

54. “Domestic terrorism is alive and well in the USA and it is masquerading as “Progress”.”

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Author : Steven Magee
Source : Curing Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

55. “One of the biggest lies that is currently being told in the USA workplace is on the legally required OSHA poster: All workers have the right to a safe workplace.”

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Author : Steven Magee

56. “Unfortunately, the board of directors that the middle managers report to generally make them aggressive. Imagine being hired into a company and then being told that you have to ignore the emerging health and safety issues (This is illegal!) and not inform the workers that the system is known to be dangerous (This is illegal!). You have two options: To go to jail for illegal activities sometime in the future, or to lose your job now and have all your USA workplace rights removed for recognizing the illegal activities that your Directors want you to engage in. Welcome to the corporate America management team!”

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Author : Steven Magee

57. “The USA has a long history of radiation damaging workers health.”

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Author : Steven Magee

58. “The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation.”

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59. “Oh, and 13.1 million American people had their homes foreclosed. Because their debt, it turns out, was real; it was only the debt within the financial sector that was imaginary. It was only the people who generated the crisis who got three magical wishes from an economic genie. There was no abracadabra for ordinary people; they just got abraca-fucked.”

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Author : Russell Brand

60. “Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) lack of law enforcement has made the USA a dangerous place to work.”

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Author : Steven Magee

61. “Over the years I have come to understand three things about the police: 1) They cover up virtually everything involving a police officer. 2) They will not enforce the laws for people that they do not like. 3) They will target people that they do not like for prosecution using various techniques that include unwarranted stops, drug testing, faked police reports, tickets, fines, blatantly mislead the judge at court, and removal of USA federal rights.”

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Author : Steven Magee

62. “Very few people in the USA realize that a nuclear war was waged with nature in the southwest by their own military.”

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Author : Steven Magee

63. “I think this was a nice idea we had in this country and a nice landscape to experiment with. But I think there comes a time in almost any experimentation or idea, where you have to evaluate it, maybe our time has come. In the context of the real world, not just the American world but all around, we haven't done too well. We are not a very good advertisement for the idea we represented. If you lose one wheel of the car, you might be able to get to the side of the road, and some freaks can make it on two, but if you lose three, man, you're in serious trouble. I think we've lost three.”

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Source : Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S. Thompson

64. “rip the prisonsopenput theconvictsontelevision”

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Author : Norman Mailer
Source : Deaths For The Ladies

65. “The USA government sure do like their propaganda feeds! Unfortunately, too much propaganda does create the scenario where no one believes anything that they say. It's just like Pinocchio.”

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Author : Steven Magee

66. “I made the mistake of using my earned sick time at the W. M. Keck Observatory for essential surgery. When I returned to work the management team demanded my resignation numerous times, citing my essential surgery as a reason. The W. M. Keck Observatory taught me that using earned sick time in the USA may put your future employment at significant risk.”

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Author : Steven Magee

67. “With approximately 50% of the USA population on prescription drugs and 10% on anti-depressants, it is clear that things are going seriously wrong with human health in the modern world.”

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Author : Steven Magee
Source : Health Forensics

68. “The long term health effects from utility company smart meters present a far greater risk to the general population than terrorism in the USA.”

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Author : Steven Magee
Source : Electrical Forensics

69. “One of the things, though, that has always afflicted the American reality and the American vision is this aversion to history. History is not something you read about in a book, history is not even the past—it’s the present. Because everybody operates, whether or not we know it, out of assumptions which are produced and produced only by our history. Now the history of this country is not bloodier than other countries, but it’s bloody. It is not more criminal than that of other countries, but it’s criminal. Or in short, it’s not worse than the history of France or England or any country we can name—but it’s different.”

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Author : James Baldwin

70. “I arrived in the USA in 2001 and by 2015 I knew through experience that I was living in a country of corporate incompetence and blatant frauds.”

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Author : Steven Magee

71. “Collision avoidance systems are the next big radio frequency (RF) toxin to hit the USA general population as they become standard safety equipment in most new cars.”

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Author : Steven Magee

72. “If you are looking for a career that may induce a myriad of health conditions into you, I can recommend working at the 13,796 feet very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA.”

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Author : Steven Magee

73. “Without the pen of Paine, the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain.”

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Author : John Adams

74. “Por donde sea que el estandarte de la libertad y la independencia se haya desplegado o se vaya a desplegar, ahíestarán su corazón, sus bendiciones y sus plegarias. Pero no irán a ultramar en busca de monstruos que destruir.Desearán la libertad y la independenciade todos, pero sólo serán paladines yjustificadores de sí mismos.”

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75. “The general economic growth of the quarter of a century that followed World War II not surprisingly created many illusions. In the West, people thought that they had found in Keynesianism the definitive solution to the problem of crises and unemployment. It was thus thought that the world had entered into an era of perpetual prosperity and definitive mastery of the business cycle. In the socialist world, it was also thought that the model formula for even higher growth had been discovered which enabled Khruschev to announce victoriously that by 1980 the USSR would have overtaken the united States "in every domain." In the third world of Africa and Asia, the national liberation movements which had seized political independence, also had a battery of prescriptions which, in a mix of capitalist and socialist recipes, in doses that varied from case to case, would enable these movements to overcome "underdevelopment" in "interdependence.”

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Author : Samir Amin

76. “The USA was the explicit answer to an implicit threat of war, whereas the EU was the implicit answer to explicit experiences of war.”

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Source : Compound Democracies: Why the United States and Europe Are Becoming Similar

77. “USA, UK, Asia, Africa, Canada, Middle East, Qatar worldwideAm chief Zelda, after 20 years of successful casts I have all the experience needed to perfume the following through using my powers from Egypt”

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Author : chief zelda

78. “Paul Chehade is dedicated to serves the unfortunate, regardless of a person's religion, race, ethnicity, or gender, as a demonstration of God's unconditional love for all people, helping communities worldwide.Ethical junction making choices easy.”

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Author : Paul Chehade

79. “The greatest act of domestic terrorism in the history of the USA is currently in process and the culprits are the energy, electrical, electronics and wireless radiation industries.”

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Author : Steven Magee

80. “[I am] someone who represents a very complex country which insists on being simple-minded. And simplicity, it occurs to me, it has occurred to me more than once, in my somewhat stormy life, simplicity is taken to be a great American virtue, along with sincerity. And the result of this is, if you are simple-minded enough, you can become—I didn’t want to go that far [laughs]. And as long as you’re sincere in what you say, you haven’t got to know what you’re talking about. These are the American virtues—two of them anyway. One of the results of this is that immaturity is taken to be a virtue too.”

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Author : James Baldwin

81. “The upper management team had informed me that an employee that worked for me was a poor performer and would be terminated soon. This employee was clearly displaying mental health issues that were causing problems in the workplace. When I followed the company procedures and reported this to human resources, their response was to inform me that my contract would not be renewed and I would be immediately fired if anyone complained about me. This was my introduction to how mental health issues are handled in the USA.”

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Author : Steven Magee

82. “USA corporations are legally regulated by laws which their managers know are rarely enforced. This criminal activity is what the USA government calls: Deregulation.”

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Author : Steven Magee

83. “The astounding natural beauty of the USA is offset by its extremely poor social security system that is clearly apparent when driving around the country.”

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Author : Steven Magee

84. “The greatest domestic terrorists in the USA are either working for the corporate government or are funding it.”

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Author : Steven Magee

85. “Decades of corporate government deregulation and reduced funding of important government departments has the country well along the path to a lawless society.”

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Author : Steven Magee

86. “A guerra é a forma de Deus en­si­nar ge­o­grafia aos ame­ri­ca­nos.”

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87. “It is their mores, then, that make the Americans of the United States...capable of maintaining the rule of democracy.... Too much importance is attached to laws and too little to mores.... I am convinced that the luckiest of geographical circumstances and the best of laws cannot maintain a constitution in spite of mores, whereas the latter can turn even the most unfavorable advantage.... If I have not succeeded in making the reader feel the importance I attach to the practical experience of the Americans, to their habits, laws, and, in a word, their mores, I have failed in the main object of my work. -Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in American”

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Author : Naomi Wolf
Source : Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American Revolutionaries

88. “Total violent crime in the United States 2013: (Number:1,163,146), (Rate per 100,000: 367.9).”

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89. “With all the fucked up things going on in the world, just the fact that we can wake up in the morning is kind of a miracle.”

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Author : John Zorn

90. “But in view of the constitution, in the eye of the law, there is in this country no superior, dominant, ruling class of citizens. There is no caste here. Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens. In respect of civil rights, all citizens are equal before the law. The humblest is the peer of the most powerful. The law regards man as man, and takes no account of his surroundings or of his color when his civil rights as guarantied by the supreme law of the land are involved.”

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91. “When Hughes writes, in the first two lines of his poem, “Let America be America again/ Let it be the dream it used to be,” he acknowledges that America is primarily a dream, a hope, an aspiration, that may never be fully attainable, but that spurs us to be better, to be larger. He follows this with the repeated counterpoint, “America never was America to me,” and through the rest of this remarkable poem he alternates between the oppressed and the wronged of America, and the great dreams that they have for their country, that can never be extinguished.”

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92. “I am groping about through this American forest of prejudice and proscription, determined to find some form of civilization where all men will be accepted for what they are worth.”

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93. “The very word "secrecy" is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and to secret proceedings...Our way of life is under attack. Those who make themselves our enemy are advancing around the war ever posed a greater threat to our security. If you are awaiting a finding of "clear and present danger," then I can only say that the danger has never been more clear and its presence has never been more imminent...For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence–on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations. Its preparations are concealed, not published. Its mistakes are buried, not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised. No expenditure is questioned, no rumor is printed, no secret is revealed.”

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94. “There is no shortage of despicable law enforcement departments in the USA.”

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Author : Steven Magee

95. “The USA states that it can put a man on the moon. I have a hard time believing this, as it is quite clear that they cannot build a simple electrical system that does not make people sick in large numbers!”

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Author : Steven Magee

96. “The rise of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) in the USA population can be traced back to President Bill Clinton. While memorable for sexual foreplay with Monica Lewinsky, EHS people associate him with the 1996 Telecommunications Act that prohibits the protection of human health and safety from the known biologically toxic effects of wireless radio frequency (RF) radiation.”

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Author : Steven Magee

97. “One of the questions I have been asked many times since this story broke is this: Now that the facts are out there, what can we do? My answer, depressing and cynical as it may be, is always the same. Not much. Not now. And certainly not until the American public and its Congressional representatives regain control of the CIA and shred the curtain of secrecy that keeps us from discovering these crimes of state until its too late.Perhaps when the government officials who presided over these outrages are safely in their crypts, and their apologists and cheerleaders are buried woth them, future historians can finally call these men to account for the miseries they caused. Even if that's all that ever happens, it will be fitting and just, because the favorable judgment of history is ultimately what they craved.”

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Author : Gary Webb
Source : Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion

98. “Fallujah was a Guernica with no Picasso. A city of 300,000 was deprived of water, electricity, and food, emptied of most of its inhabitants who ended up parked in camps. Then came the methodical bombing and recapture of the city block by block. When soldiers occupied the hospital, The New York Times managed to justify this act on grounds that the hospital served as an enemy propaganda center by exaggerating the number of casualties. And by the way, just how many casualties were there? Nobody knows, there is no body count for Iraqis. When estimates are published, even by reputable scientific reviews, they are denounced as exaggerated. Finally, the inhabitants were allowed to return to their devastated city, by way of military checkpoints, and start to sift through the rubble, under the watchful eye of soldiers and biometric controls.”

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Author : Jean Bricmont
Source : Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War

99. “War cannot eliminate differing ideas and viewpoints, and partisans of the defeated side do not disappear. Though subjugated, they become a sizable political constituency in the postwar period. A dictator may be able to repress them, and in democracies a numerical majority may outvote them, but neither can change their thoughts. Since civil wars are, by nature, deep and fundamental conflicts, the competition between the views that led to war is likely to resurface. The defeated side may be chastened or subdued, but its values and ways of seeing the world reappear, in some form, in politics [107].”

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Source : Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

100. “The coup that overthrew President Chavez of Venezuela in April 2002 was greeted with euphoria in Washington. The new president—a businessman—was instantly recognized and the hope expressed that stability and order would return to the country, thus creating the basis for solid future development. The New York Times editorialized in identical language.... The coup was reversed three days later and Chavez then came back to power. The State Department soberly denied any prior knowledge about anything, saying it was all an internal matter. It was to be hoped that a peaceful, democratic, and constitutional solution to the difficulties would be arrived at, they said. The New York Times editorial followed suit, merely adding that perhaps it was not a good idea to embrace the overthrow of a democratically elected regime, however obnoxious, too readily if one of America's fundamental values was support for democracy.”

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Author : David Harvey
Source : The New Imperialism

101. “Very few USA citizens realize that the USA corporate military is regarded by many to be both a domestic and international terrorist organization.”

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Author : Steven Magee
Source : Health Forensics

102. “My father once told me that American democracy is a people’s democracy at heart, and that it therefore can be as great as the American people, or as fallible. It depends on all of us. But our system is more fragile than we know. To sustain it, we must always cherish the ideals on which it was founded, remain vigilant against the dark forces that threaten it, and actively engage in the process of making it work.”

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Author : George Takei

103. “The USA government encourages gun ownership at the same time as they have allowed environmental radiation levels to become ridiculously high powered and this continues to increase annually. It will be interesting to see where this government experiment eventually takes the USA!”

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Author : Steven Magee
Source : Electrical Forensics

104. “Too often, we judge other groups by their worst examples - while judging ourselves by our best intentions. And this has strained our bonds of understanding and common purpose.But Americans, I think, have a great advantage. To renew our unity, we only need to remember our values. We have never been held together by blood or background. We are bound by things of the spirit – by shared commitments to common ideals.”

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105. “USA schools know that computer electromagnetic interference (EMI) emissions, WiFi and campus cell towers are radiation poisoning the children and the government is determined to keep on doing it.”

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Author : Steven Magee
Source : Health Forensics

106. “When Iran starts to regulate USA nuclear facilities, it will be a step in the right direction for the safety and security of 300 million people.”

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Author : Steven Magee

107. “Just like "All American" means "White," "All Lives" means "White.”

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108. “It is truly horrible to understand yourself as the essential below of your country. It breaks too much of what we would like to think about ourselves, our lives, the world we move through and the people who surround us. The struggle to understand is our only advantage over this madness.”

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Source : Between the World and Me

109. “For almost one hundred years, leaders of the white South managed to freeze race relations and racial ideology in something close to the Confederate pattern, thus demonstrating that the passage of time by itself does not erase a conflicted past. Elite southern men and women created an ideology of the Lost Cause that wrapped antebellum society, the Confederacy, Reconstruction, and postwar racism in the mantle of a protective, laudatory myth. The Lost Cause portrayed the white South as cultured, chivalrous, and superior while making the North into the aggressor—crude, unprincipled, and vindictive. [...] Even after 1900 the Lost Cause ideology continued to gain strength under the leadership of a new generation, until most southern whites came to believe that their history and the myth were identical [75—76].”

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Source : Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

110. “The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward.”

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111. “...the freedom to bear arms may be righteously rejected to encourage the preservation of all corporeal forms of life.”

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Source : Ethical Motivations

112. “Not upholding a persons legal rights is a form of abuse. Unfortunately, USA government abuse of the general public is a normal state of affairs in many areas.”

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Author : Steven Magee

113. “So,” he throttled shift knob into fifth gear half a block from a stop sign, “you’re from Great Britain.”“Yes. England. The North. Sheffield.”“Why you guys drive on the left?”“Obviously, because it’s right.”“I’m being serious.”“Are you?”“I’m askin, aren’t I?”“I don’t know. Tradition, I suppose.”“That’s a dumb-ass reason.”“Then perhaps you should start driving on the left.”

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Author : Kevin Cole

114. “Asif Ali maneuvers the gleaming Mercedes down the labyrinthine lanes of Old Kolkata with consummate skill, but his passengers do not notice how smoothly he avoids potholes, cows and beggars, how skilfully he sails through aging yellow lights to get the Bose family to their destination on time. This disappoints Asif only a little. In his six years of chauffeuring the rich and callous, he has realized that, to them, servants are invisible.”

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Source : Oleander Girl

115. “Atomkrig er det endelige folkemord.”

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Source : Gras-brann

116. “Computers are one of the products in the USA that appear to be unregulated by the government which leaves consumers unprotected from flawed devices.”

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Author : Steven Magee

117. “Whenever a homeless person speaks to me in the USA, I always assume that I am speaking to a police officer and play along with the suspected charade.”

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Author : Steven Magee

118. “During these years in the small-talk wilderness, I also wondered why Americans valued friendliness with commerce so much. Was handing over cash the sacred rite of American capitalism—and of American life? On a day that I don’t spend money in America, I feel oddly depressed. It’s my main form of social interaction—as it is for millions of Americans who live alone or away from their families.”

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Author : Karan Mahajan

119. “I wouldn’t be caught dead sacrificing myself for this country.”

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Author : Sol Luckman
Source : Beginner's Luke

120. “In 2012, an estimated 14,827 persons were murdered in the United States.-- Federal Bureau of Investigation”

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Source : Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy

121. “Dumbfounded, I stood before the court, trying to figure out if there was a state of being between “guilty” and “innocent.” Why were those my only alternatives? I thought. Why couldn’t I be “neither” or “both”? After a long pause, I finally faced the bench and said, “Your Honor, I plead human.”

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Author : Paul Beatty
Source : The Sellout

122. “Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans.”

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Author : Jimmy Carter

123. “I had my first amendment rights removed by a USA judge for a video that I recorded in the public sidewalk. The right to free speech and freedom of the press only partially exists in the USA.”

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Author : Steven Magee

124. “To hear them laugh was to hear that everything was all right, but to see them laugh was to see otherwise”

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Author : David Finkel
Source : The Good Soldiers

125. “Today I prayed for Boston, for America, my home away from home. Today, I realized how lucky we Sri Lankans are to have peace in our country. How I feel today, hearing of the bombs going off in the city brings back memories of how I used to feel four years ago in Sri Lanka when the LTTE was setting off bombs all around Colombo. That feeling I used to get when I hear about a bomb blast, the goosebumps, the school evacuation drills, the breaking news footage, and most of all, that fear we Sri Lankans used to feel, every second of everyday, it all came back to me today. Thank you God for bringing peace to my country, look after America the way you did Sri Lanka.”

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126. “Labor law violations are alive and well in the USA.”

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Author : Steven Magee

127. “Resiliency is the body's internal response to a stressful situation.”

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Author : Asa Don Brown
Source : The effects of childhood trauma on adult perception and worldview

128. “I guess I was always looking for something. What it was, I didn’t know. I wanted help from the VA, but didn’t want to go back, didn’t want to be subjected to that second-rate treatment any longer. I wanted to find peace within myself, but didn’t know how or where to locate it. I wanted to be a sergeant again, a writer, less angry, a better husband, and to ward off the constant bombardment of war-related thoughts. Most of all, I didn’t want any more Americans coming home from Iraq in boxes or with jingle-jangled minds.”

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Source : Soft Spots: A Marine's Memoir of Combat and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

129. “All those who prefer peace to power, and happiness to glory should thank the colonized people for their civilizing mission. By liberating themselves, they made Europeans more modest, less racist, and more human. Let us hope that the process continues and that the Americans are obliged to follow the same course. When one’s own cause is unjust, defeat can be liberating.”

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Author : Jean Bricmont
Source : Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War

130. “The other patrollers were boys and men of bad character; the work attracted a type. In another country they would have been criminals, but this was America.”

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Source : The Underground Railroad

131. “For most Americans, our most precious possession is citizenship in this amazing country.”

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Author : Ann Coulter

132. “The moon, almost full, shines high in the sky in front of me. I roll down the window and rest my arm on top of the door frame. The night air blowing in softly through the open window feels cool on my face. For the moment, all seems right with the world.”

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Source : It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Trip: On the Road of the Longest Two-Week Family Road Trip in History

133. “As a nation we must understand that the future of our country depends on education. It has to be right up front and cannot be an afterthought. It is so important that it has to be available for everyone, not just available to those that can afford it. Our country never fared better than when the GI Bill paid for the education of our veterans. I’m not necessarily advocating a free lunch; however it should be affordable for everyone! For politicians to start handing out vouchers is just a gimmick that shifts funding from Public Schools to Charter Schools. The first thing that should be considered is “Equal Opportunity for All!” I recognize that not everyone is academically gifted or inspired to seek a degree, so a Vocational Technical education may be a viable option for some.”

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134. “I commissioned two political experts to advise me about what I could do to oppose the re-election of President Bush.”

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Author : George Soros

135. “Labor in the white skin can never free itself as long as labor in the black skin is branded.”

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Author : Karl Marx
Source : Das Kapital/Das kommunistische Manifest

136. “The 'Wild West' is a good description of law enforcement in the desert southwest USA.”

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Author : Steven Magee

137. “It is a fact that the USA corporate government routinely lies to its mass population.”

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Author : Steven Magee

138. “No man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it. The honeymoon would be as short in that case as in any other, and its moments of ecstasy would be ransomed by years of torment and hatred.”

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139. “La high society de aquí me cae muy gorda y siento un poco de rabia contra todos estos ricachones, pues he visto a miles de gentes en la más terrible miseria, sin comer y sin tener dónde dormir, ha sido lo que más me ha impresionado de aquí, es espantoso ver a los ricos haciendo de día y de noche parties, mientras se mueren de hambre miles y miles de gentes [...] Viven como en un enorme gallinero sucio y molesto. Las casas parecen hornos de pan y todo el confort del que hablan es un mito”

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Source : Frida Kahlo: La belleza terrible

140. “OSHA's lack of law enforcement has made the USA a dangerous place to work.”

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Author : Steven Magee

141. “I have no faith in the USA corporate government systems of protection of public health and safety.”

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Author : Steven Magee
Source : Health Forensics

142. “Now, don't get me wrong, I think border security is important. And I have no doubt that the Republican plan for turning our southern border into The Hunger Games will put a stop to the #1 threat facing America today — illegal cleaning ladies.”

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Author : Bill Maher

143. “The fear of blacks has become the dirty little secret of our political culture.”

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Source : The Norman Podhoretz Reader: A Selection of His Writings from the 1950s Through the 1990s

144. “The USA radio frequency (RF) radiation industry has turned zombie movies into reality.”

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Author : Steven Magee
Source : Toxic Electricity

145. “Atheists are the fastest-growing religious subgroup in all fifty states. There are more atheists in this country than there are Jews, Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists combined and doubled. ["Unbelievable! Atheists to Rally in Record Numbers", Forbes, 21 March 2012]”

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146. “Everybody sympathized with him so much that when he appeared in his fantastic uniform and declared himself to be Emperor of America nobody had the heart to contradict him. He was a gentle and kindly man, and fortunately found himself in the friendliest and most sentimental city in the world, the idea being 'let him be emperor if he wants to.' San Francisco played the game with him.”

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Author : Isobel Field
Source : This Life I've Loved: An Autobiography

147. “Wenn es keine Terroristen gäbe, würden die USA sie erfinden. Manchmal tun sie das auch.”

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Source : Inside IS - 10 Tage im 'Islamischen Staat'

148. “In light of all the gun violence in the USA, I'd prefer my democracy unleaded.”

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149. “In 1492, the natives discovered they were indians, discovered they lived in America, discovered they were naked, discovered that the Sin existed, discovered they owed allegiance to a King and Kingdom from another world and a God from another sky, and that this God had invented the guilty and the dress, and had sent to be burnt alive who worships the Sun the Moon the Earth and the Rain that wets it.”

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Source : Los hijos de los días

150. “When visiting the Grand Canyon, make sure you hike into the canyon. And be careful not to fall or step in mule poop.”

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Author : McKenna Shay
Source : It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Trip: On the Road of the Longest Two-Week Family Road Trip in History

151. “I’ve come to believe that the function of torture in our society is not about getting information, in spite of what we might want to believe. It is merely about power. It tells the world that there is now no limit to what we will do when we feel threatened.”

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Author : Nick Flynn
Source : The Ticking Is the Bomb: A Memoir

152. “The USA legal system is designed to enrich lawyers, protect the government and corporations, and shaft the general public.”

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Author : Steven Magee

153. “In England I am always madam; I arrived too late to ever be a miss. In New York I have only been madamed once, by the doorman at the Carlyle Hotel.”

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Author : Anna Quindlen
Source : Imagined London: A Tour of the World's Greatest Fictional City

154. “There is clearly a feeling abroad that God smiled on our beginnings, and that we should return to them as we can. If we really did attempt to return to them, we would find Moses as well as Christ, Calvin, and his legions of intellectual heirs. And we would find a recurrent, passionate, insistence on bounty or liberality, mercy and liberality, on being kind and liberal, liberal and bountiful, and enjoying the great blessings God has promised to liberality to the poor.”

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Source : When I Was a Child I Read Books

155. “I think it's terrible the way people don't share things in this country. I think it's a heartless government that will let one baby be born owning a big piece of the country, the way I was born, and let another baby be born without owning anything. The least a government could do, it seems to me, is to divide things up fairly among the babies.”

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Author : Kurt Vonnegut
Source : God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

156. “With the single exception of the American Revolution, the aftermath of all revolutions from 1789 on only worsened the human condition.”

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157. “Silence is what causes most of humanity's problems”

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Author : Lauren Kate

158. “I’ve spent a lot of time in the States, and the Big Country elates and irritates me simultaneously. It is a big boy child that frequently needs a hug: sometimes needing the prissiness of the world to remind it that its voice is not the only one. Africa is older and wiser, a poor grandmother, a pillaged woman, but still a strong woman. She knows she is a daughter of Earth. There are the sexy aunts of Asia and Europe, and of course, the fussy, once histrionic mother that is Britain. But it was Africa taught America the lesson of liberty.”

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Source : Stronger Than Lions

159. “We were not born into this life knowingthat we were going to becomerich or poor, striving or with a celeb status, sick or healthy.But one thing that I know is thatthe human mind is a powerful tool to achieve success. No matter the circumstances,greatness is when you pushyourself above the odds.”

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160. “In case nobody has told you," she said, "this is the United States of America, where nobody has a right to rely on anybody else--where everybody learns to make his or her own way.”

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Author : Kurt Vonnegut
Source : Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!

161. “Everyone warned her that the U.S. was a difficult place where even the Devil got his ass beat”

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Author : Junot Díaz
Source : This Is How You Lose Her

162. “The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations And Religions; whom we shall wellcome to a participation of all our rights and previleges, if by decency and propriety of conduct they appear to merit the enjoyment.”

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163. “What made you wake up one morning and decide to try to take down the United States government?”

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Author : Aimee Carter
Source : Queen

164. “Aquele que só for atraído pelas honrarias e pela ambição do mando, sem esperança de produzir trabalho útil, é indigno da posição que disputa e incapaz de exercer o poder.”

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Author : William Taft

165. “Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love but to use violence to get what they want.”

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Author : Mother Teresa
Source : The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living

166. “We want to remember that America is at its best when it’s struggling to live up to its stated ideals.”

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Author : Lonnie Bunch

167. “For, whatever was the case in de Tocqueville's day, not the passion for egalitarianism but an individualist, that is anti-authoritarian, antinomian though curiously legalistic anarchism, has become the core of the value system in the USA.”

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Author : Eric Hobsbawm

168. “The list of American grievances is long: Pakistan developed nuclear weapons while promising the United States that it would not; the United States helped arm and train Mujahideen against the Soviets during the 1980s, but Pakistan chose to keep these militants well armed and sufficiently funded even after the Soviet withdrawal in 1989; and, from the American perspective, Pakistan’s crackdown on terrorist groups, particularly after 9/11, has been halfhearted at best.”

Tags : Pakistan Usa
Source : Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

169. “Three American presidents—Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson—have asked the question: What do we get from aiding Pakistan? Five—Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama—have wondered aloud whether Pakistan’s leaders can be trusted to keep their word.”

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Source : Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

170. “There is a story I always tell my students...when I came for the 1st time to the US. I didn’t speak English (Only Spanish) & I saw on every door the word “exit” which in Spanish means Success = Exito. And then I said :”No wonder Americans are winners ,every door they open leads to success”

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Author : Pablo

171. “Make sure you control the radio on a long road trip. You don't want to listen to some old-fashioned music the whole time.”

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Author : Preston Shay
Source : It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Trip: On the Road of the Longest Two-Week Family Road Trip in History

172. “[If] a man doesn't have a job or an income, he has neither life nor liberty nor the possibility for the pursuit of happiness. He merely exists.”

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Source : A Knock at Midnight

173. “Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to consider the unexpected. Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to entertain the improbable opportunity that comes looking for you. And never be so faithful to your plan that when you hit a bump in the road -- or when the bumps hit you – you don’t have the fortitude, grace and resiliency to rethink and regroup... Plans or no plans, keep a little space in your heart for the improbable. You won't regret it.”

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174. “If only we correct our eating habits than not only we would have perfect body weight but also we can get rid of most of the diseases.- Subodh Gupta , author "7 food habits for weight loss forever".”

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Author : Subodh Gupta
Source : 7 Food Habits for Weight Loss Forever

175. “Most of the human body disease such as Obesity, Cancer, Heart disease are linked with our food which we eat in our day to day life. If people are eating health food than how come there be more than 50% death from heart and cancer disease alone in a developed nation such as USA?”

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Author : Subodh Gupta
Source : 7 Food Habits for Weight Loss Forever

176. “Our democracy is threatened whenever we take it for granted.”

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Author : Barack Obama

177. “Distance from the troubled past is the product of economic and social change more than reflection or the mere passage of time, which may have little effect. To the extent that the basic circumstances of life remain unchanged, time becomes irrelevant; in fact, it may even deepen the hold of former attitudes, turning them into ancient truths. But as the foundations of social reality alter and the circumstances of daily life take on a new character, society can more easily accept hard truths and discard old controversies. It gains an ability to leave its past in the past and move into a different future.[...] The desire of a few individuals to “overcome the past,” to rise above enmity and engage a different future after a destructive war, is laudable but rarely is achievable for an entire society. Substantial numbers of people will defend old positions or insist on the validity of their grievances, and the next generation may revive propaganda or condemn efforts to “forget.” Eventually, however, the world moves on, and changed realities allow acceptance of bitter truths about a troubled past. As progressively greater numbers acknowledge the past, historical wounds close, even those of bloody civil war [192—93].”

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Source : Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

178. “One South Carolinian who grew up early in the twentieth century “did not learn that the South had lost the war until he was twelve years old. ‘It was one of the saddest awakenings I ever had,’” he recalled. Similarly, Margaret Mitchell remembered that she “heard so much about the fighting and hard times after the war that I firmly believed Mother and Father had been through it all instead of being born long afterward.” [141—42]”

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Source : Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

179. “In the United States the continued influence of the old elite meant that southern politics fell under the domination of a Democratic Party that gloried the Confederacy, the Lost Cause, the Ku Klux Klan, and resistance to Reconstruction. White supremacy was made into the fundamental cause of the South, and racism became the tool to enforce white unity behind the Democratic Party whenever a political challenge arose. Another tactic used over and over again to maintain the Solid South was to warn against outside threats and outside agitators. The mentality of a defensive, isolated, but gallant South helped Democratic leaders to deflect attention from the problems of their society and the effects of their rule.These powerful social currents, aided by women’s groups such as the United Daughters of the Confederacy, shaped and inhibited the region’s culture. Conformity to white supremacy, segregation, and Democratic Party rule was a social imperative for generations of southerners who were indoctrinated in the belief that they had suffered grave injustice with the defeat of their glorious Lost Cause. Had the diverse political leaders of so-called Radical Reconstruction continued to exercise some power or influence, the South would have been a very different society [187].”

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Source : Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

180. “We all too often have socialism for the rich and rugged free market capitalism for the poor.”

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181. “Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.”

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182. “America seemed like a place for honest people. The United States of America. The land of the free and the home of the brave. The most righteous, politically correct and awesomest country in the world. It even says "in god we trust" on the dollar bills. God bless America.”

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Author : America

184. “Does nothing new ever happen in this fucking country?”

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Source : Beast Machine

185. “When Putin or any wealthy corrupted dictator can decide who is the US President, while Obama or the regular democratic authorities don't have the same power to decide who is the Russian or Chinese president, then the problem is not about Donald Trump, not about The Person,rather it is structural gap related to the Democracy and Dictatorship in deep substance and concept, and should be discussed, reflected, thought, spoke and solved from this very respect, not from drawing daily cartoons for Trump's hairstyle!”

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Author : Waseem Kanjo

186. “Both David Koresh and Timothy McVeigh fell in the fight for freedom, the right of the Americans to be left alone.”

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Source : Другая Россия

187. “In times of war or peace the US will gladly pay a man to fail should his heart be in it, a small shimmering proof of the American dream.”

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Source : Huey Lambert's Walking Nuclear Circus

188. “What southern whites further sought, and in a sense demanded, was respect. This the North provided after 1876 in paeans to the courage and dedication of soldiers on both sides. Resentment of northern power, the war’s destruction, and Reconstruction continued to be strong in the South, and the work of white-supremacist politicians, army veterans, and southern women turned that resentment into a long-lasting ideology of the Lost Cause. Northerners, for their part, congratulated themselves on winning the war and freeing the slaves; they also took pleasure in feeling superior to the South for many generations, while industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and other social changes diverted much of their attention from wartime issues [184].”

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Source : Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

189. “I'm convinced that the greatest lover of freedom & liberty is God almighty himself. He gave us free will, the greatest liberty of all.”

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190. “Human beings are contradictory, hypocritical, a mix of good and evil, selflessness and selfishness - and our countries cannot help reflecting that. Yes, the United States, as a superpower, has done many abhorrent things. It has also done many praiseworthy things. The first can also be said of the Soviet Union and China; neither merits the second. History and politics gave the United States responsibilities few would want. It accepted those responsibilities and the rest of us tagged along. And we in Canada were happy to tag along. We wanted to profit from their economy; we have. We felt free to reduce our military to inconsequence because they would protect us; they have. (In a military sense, do the Americans really need NORAD? Hardly.) We wanted to have the television and washing machines and dishwashers they have; we do. Yet we laughed at their simple-minded glitz, their ignorance of the world - all the while heading in droves for Las Vegas and Los Angeles. We wanted the American Dream - without the name and without the responsibilities; we have it, to a large extent - and it is this that allows us to caress our little sense of moral superiority. The number of Canadians who expressed sympathy for the victim while blaming him (and watching his movies and his TV sitcoms, listening to his music, eating his food and dreaming of Florida) attained, in a time of grave crisis, a level of self-satisfied hypocrisy that is usually found only in the NDP, those paragons of democratic values who have few good words for the Americans but much mindless applause for Castro. We're lucky in this country to have none of the international responsibilities the Americans do, because then we wouldn't be able to lord it morally over them - and then where would we be? Canadians have no problems anywhere in the world, we like to boast. What we don't realize is, it's not because we're likeable, it's because we're inoffensive. We're welcome by default.”

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Source : Selling Illusions: The Cult Of Multiculturalism In Canada

191. “Celebrities seek fame. They take actions to get attention. Most often, the actions they take have no particular moral content.”

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Source : Flags of Our Fathers

192. “Late in his life, Rene complained of living a life of a celebrity one minute and a “John Doe” the next.”

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Source : Flags of Our Fathers

193. “Iwo Jima had become the number-one front-page story in newspapers across the country. And it had become the most heavily covered, written-about battle in World War II.”

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Source : Flags of Our Fathers

194. “Later he would declare that “not getting hit was like running through rain and not getting wet.”

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Source : Flags of Our Fathers

195. “Roughly fifty percent of procedure in a Marine basic-training program is about disconnecting the young American boy from his concept of himself as a unique individual, a lone operator.”

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Source : Flags of Our Fathers

196. “That is how we always keep our beloved dead alive, isn’t it? By telling stories about them; true stories.”

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Source : Flags of Our Fathers

197. “What a beautiful country this must have been once, when you could hop in a coupe and buy a bag of burgers and drive, drive, drive, stopping to swim in a river or sleep in a grove of trees without worrying about intaking mutagens or having the militia arrest you and send you to the Everglades for eternity.”

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198. “We don't need cultural change. USA was once great. To be great again, we must return to our cultural greatness.”

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Source : Publius: Libertas Aut Mors

199. “This country was founded by slave owners who wanted to be free.”

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Author : George Carlin

200. “It’s best to keep America just like that, always in the background, a sort of picture post card which you look at in a weak moment. Like that, you imagine it’s always there waiting for you, unchanged, unspoiled, a big patriotic open space with cows and sheep and tenderhearted men ready to bugger everything in sight, man, woman or beast. It doesn’t exist, America. It’s a name you give to an abstract idea…”

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Author : Henry Miller
Source : Tropic of Cancer