Anti-Americanism: What is it?

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    Is it anti-american to wish to see the role and influence of the United States in world affairs diminished? I believe it is anti american.

    I know you libs will say you don't want to diminish U.S. influence, you just don't believe Bush is growing our influence "in the right way". It's the same nonsensical way you deprive Bush of any credit for elections in Iraq and the spread of democracy in the mideast by saying "that wasn't the reason given". But yet you also believe Bush planned the invasion from the first moment he was in office. SO which is it?
     
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    A descriptive definition that comes to mind:

    It's a herd of supposedly superior socialist asses...er, donkeys...being led on a blind traitorous trek spiraling downward into the canyon of communism.

    :cof:
     
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    Well what if we had to make a choice between influence and current power? You could say that a short term sacrifice in influence could have a long term benefit if it gives us the short term power needed to survive as a nation if a harrowing situation arises.

    I definately do not think that criticizing actions taken by America (called hate-America first) is not un-American. If anything, it is more patriotic to point out shortfallings in the past so they can be recognized and corrected.
     
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    I d say the isolationist would be an accpetion to that rule.
    Otherwise yes.
     
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    so when i said bill clinton should be impeached for geting blow jobs in the oval office i was doing my duty?
     
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    No, but when you said he should be impeached for lying about it you were.
     
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    But isolationism is suicide in the nuclear era.
     
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    I am not an isolationist and disagree with them but they are not
    anti american by any means. They d like to go back in their shell.
    I can understand their desires but I agree with you,l not suitable in a globalized world.
     
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    You could say the same about war
     
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    War isn't suicide if you win, dumbass.
     

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