What makes America great?

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    Most of us have heard Gov. Cuomo's opinion on this, for those that haven't.
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo - Bing video

    We also know the Obama's were not thrilled with this country.
    Michelle Obama Proud American Statement - Bing video

    Regardless of what Cuomo and the Obama's have to say, America is a great country. Let's hear what you feel is great about America.

    What's Great About America

    America's Good Life - America provides an amazingly good life for the ordinary guy. Rich people live well everywhere, but what distinguishes America is that it provides a remarkably high standard of living for the "common man."

    Equality - Critics of America allege that the history of the United States is defined by a series of crimes-slavery, genocide-visited upon African-Americans and American Indians. Even today, they say, America is a racist society. The critics demand apologies for these historical offenses and seek financial reparations for minorities and African-Americans. But the truth is that America has gone further than any society in establishing equality of rights.

    The Pursuit of Happiness - America offers more opportunity and social mobility than any other country.

    The Ethics of Work - Capitalism gives America a this-worldly focus in which death and the afterlife recede from everyday view.


    Ideals and Interests - America has the kindest, gentlest foreign policy of any great power in world history.

    America's Virtue - America, the freest nation on earth, is also the most virtuous nation on earth.
     
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    America had the morality and conscience to abolish Slavery vs the many cultures throughout Asia, Africa, The Middle East, and Latin America that continue the practice of Slavery in various forms; including, Human Trafficking. It is these countries and cultures that The American Left placates and patronizes when they have the audacity to wag their finger at US about our ‘history’ when they refuse to clean their own house in Present Day and the Left refuses to hold them accountable for their perpetuation of Slavery..... and, Racism.
     
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    :rofl:

    Obviously it's also the most humble. :rolleyes:

    As a general rule when you have to bend over to suck your own dick, you've got some issues.
     
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    Actually all the European colonial powers that trafficked in America and African slaves, and most of the colonies they established, had already abolished and banned slavery before we did. So that 'morality and conscience' took its sweet time getting here versus England and France and Spain and several new countries south of the border.

    It's impossible to make the ridiculous case that "the left perpetuated slavery". Slavery requires a stratified social hierarchy and that's a feature of the Right, not the left.

    Cool story bruh but abject fantasy, denialism and self-delusion.
     
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    Love it when the far left shows they do not understand or believe in history.
     
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    Notice how NO left wing American hating scumbag ever answers us when we ask.....

    Why are so many people from these socialist paradises so desperate to get here, and why aren't poor Americans fleeing this shit hole racist country to those socialist paradises?

    ANSWER THAT QUESTION!!!!

    You won't even try.

    We win.
     
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    "believe in history. " Explain, please.
     
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    WOW, once again the far left shows they are willing to show they do not believe in real and actual history, they only believe in far left religious dogma.
     
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    Okay Kosh. Looks like you need the question spelled out to you. What do you mean by the term, "believe in history?" Folks believe in a god.
     
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    A really powerful military and huge economy. That's pretty much the only thing great about it. In every other category, someone else is better. Often much better.
     

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