Only in America

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    Only in America---Top Ten


    1) Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a
    $35,000 a plate campaign fund raising event.

    2) Only in America could people claim that the government still discriminates
    against black Americans when we have a black President, a black Attorney General,
    and roughly 18% of the federal workforce is black. 12% of the population is black.

    3) Only in America could we have had the two people most responsible for our tax
    code, Timothy Geithner, the head of the Treasury Department and Charles Rangel who
    once ran the Ways and Means Committee, BOTH turn out to be tax cheats who are in
    favor of higher taxes.

    4) Only in America can we have terrorists kill people in the name of Allah and have
    the media primarily react by fretting that Muslims might be harmed by the backlash.

    5) Only in America would we make people who want to legally become American citizens
    wait for years in their home countries and pay tens of thousands of dollars for the
    privilege while we discuss letting anyone who sneaks into the country illegally just
    become American citizens.

    6) Only in America could the people who believe in balancing the budget and sticking
    by the country's Constitution be thought of as "extremists."

    7) Only in America could you need to present a driver's license to cash a check or
    buy alcohol, but not to vote
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    8) Only in America could people demand the government investigate whether oil
    companies are gouging the public because the price of gas went up when the return on
    equity invested in a major U.S. oil company (Marathon Oil) is less than half of a
    company making tennis shoes (Nike).

    9) Only in America could the government collect more tax dollars from the people
    than any nation in recorded history, still spend a trillion dollars more than it has
    per year for total spending of $7 million PER MINUTE, and complain that it doesn't
    have nearly enough money.

    10) Only in America could the rich people who pay 86% of all income taxes be accused
    of not paying their "fair share" by people who don't pay any income taxes at all.
     
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    Only in America would people listen to talk radio, go to recommended right wing internet sites, then parrot information found there on a message board.

    It is a good list that provokes thought, but a biased one.
     
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    Kudos. 5, 6, and 10 are particularly truthful.
     
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    I almost started crying there towards the end...
    So very well done....

    Bravo! :clap2:
     
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    I think I got that viral email too.
     
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    Great post. Thank you.
     
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    Yup.
     
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    Poor moroons do not realize that congress caused all of this?
    Or could have corrected/stopped it.
     

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