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Do you think Americans are too arrogant?

Do you think Americans are too arrogant?

  • Yes!

    Votes: 22 68.8%
  • No way!

    Votes: 10 31.3%

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iamjack said:
Did you just admit something can be unavoidable and unessesary at the same time? Wow, I'll have to create a whole new Championship of Ineptitude for that.

Well, when you are talking about one word that classifies an entire nation, yes, you can do that.
Since we are not talking about necessarily one person, but millions.
 

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iamjack said:
Did you just admit something can be unavoidable and unessesary at the same time? Wow, I'll have to create a whole new Championship of Ineptitude for that.

Not from me you didn't........

When it comes to the whole world you are going to have nations with different agendas wh oare jealous of the power of the USA..........Our real allies countries like Britian and Australia stand by us.....
 

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Navy Pride said:
Not from me you didn't........

When it comes to the whole world you are going to have nations with different agendas wh oare jealous of the power of the USA..........Our real allies countries like Britian and Australia stand by us.....

The arrogant always claim that the others are just jealous.
Or maybe thats the paranoid? Or both?
 

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The arrogant always claim that the others are just jealous.
Or maybe thats the paranoid? Or both?

Thats the second self-contradictory quip you've made. Why don't you actually make your ultimate argument rather ineptly try to deflect reasoning with pretentious remarks and one-liners that impress only yourself. You're becoming the most arrogent one here.
 

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iamjack said:
Thats the second self-contradictory quip you've made. Why don't you actually make your ultimate argument rather ineptly try to deflect reasoning with pretentious remarks and one-liners that impress only yourself. You're becoming the most arrogent one here.

Im not claiming that the USA is "THE GREATEST NATION OF THE FACE OF THIS EARTH" like the rest of you.

Explain how I am being Arrogant.
 

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Caine said:
Im not claiming that the USA is "THE GREATEST NATION OF THE FACE OF THIS EARTH" like the rest of you.

Explain how I am being Arrogant.

Hey I have visited over 100 countries and I am not trying to sound arrogant but the USA is the greatest country in the world..........
 

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the common decent american is not arrogant
the ELITE and the politicians are socipathic

they are the ones that speak for america and represent america

therefore america is ARROGANT ,ignorant,and satanic in the eyes of the world and common man

As the common man has no say in who is elected other then going through the motions on election day the outcome is the same

America gets an ass or an elephant as a president the commoner gets a kick in the arse
and the Elite get their way as ussual
 

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Caine said:
Im not claiming that the USA is "THE GREATEST NATION OF THE FACE OF THIS EARTH" like the rest of you.

Explain how I am being Arrogant.

People have been making the point that insofar as the sum of its parts, and the capacity of the American political paradigm to adapt and prosper more proficiently then any other nation-state, a rational school of thought can unapologetically claim the United States is the most advanced country in the world.

You, however in an insecure and narccistic tangent, couldn't see beyond your own partisan morality (left, prusumably).

Navy Pride said:
With this title comes some arrogance.

And you diegn this completly uacceptable.

Navy Pride said:
When it comes to the whole world you are going to have nations with different agendas wh oare jealous of the power of the USA

And you render that he claims all other countries are jealous or that all US problems stem from jealousy.

You've thus far demonstrated the capacity to deal only in absolutes and have still yet to make a point other then contrary sound bites.
 

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iamjack said:
People have been making the point that insofar as the sum of its parts, and the capacity of the American political paradigm to adapt and prosper more proficiently then any other nation-state, a rational school of thought can unapologetically claim the United States is the most advanced country in the world.

You, however in an insecure and narccistic tangent, couldn't see beyond your own partisan morality (left, prusumably).



And you diegn this completly uacceptable.



And you render that he claims all other countries are jealous or that all US problems stem from jealousy.

You've thus far demonstrated the capacity to deal only in absolutes and have still yet to make a point other then contrary sound bites.

Umm... Im just stating they have arrogant attitudes.
Anyone who claims they are the best nation in the world is arrogant.
How do we measure the greatness of a nation?

And, dude, this is an online political debate, not a ****ing college thesis.

"And you render that he claims...."
Who talks like this?
 

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Caine said:
And, dude, this is an online political debate, not a ****ing college thesis.

"And you render that he claims...."
Who talks like this?

First time someone's retorted with fact I'm too literate for them.

And can think whatever you what, but one can't deny a deficit in reasoning when someone says "I'm from the USA the greatest country in the world" and "I'm from the Russian Federation, the greatest country in the world." And I could a ****ing college thesis on that.
 

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kal-el said:
Since we are already despised, I say that we send all of the illegals back to their respective countries' with a box of craftsman tools; hence they can build they're own nation from the ground up.

Don't forget, I am only talking about illegals. But yea, they don't evn have to be careful with the tools, because we must honor the lifetime warranty.:2razz:
 

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Caine said:
I'm just curious as to what other people's opinion are on this.

I look around here and I see alot of people that justify thier opinions with,
"Because we're America"

Americans are proud of the traditions and acomplishment of America. We use to be proud of our world wide reputation. Sorry to say that we are now thought of as bullies.

some Americans are Arrogant, as are some, British and French.
 

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dragonslayer said:
Americans are proud of the traditions and acomplishment of America. We use to be proud of our world wide reputation. Sorry to say that we are now thought of as bullies.

some Americans are Arrogant, as are some, British and French.

I gotta tell you... I don't EVER remeber America being proud of it's world wide reputation...LOL I remeber Americans not caring what other thought of them or our country. If you didn't like us tough ****, but we weren't about to bow down to you for a pat on the head.
 

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Surenderer said:
I said we give the most dollar wise.....and I dont deny that the American Public is generous......but this is despite our Goverment not because of anything it does for us.......big difference if you are refering to the American People as opposed to the American Goverment
our government is not a socialist government
and it already takes enough of our money and gives it to others.
if you read all my posts you would see i already said it is not our governments job to give all our tax money away to foriegners
that is what charities are for
the reason other countries 'governments' give so much, is because they take all their citizens money in high taxes
the commoner there doesnt have excess cash to donate like we do
 

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iamjack said:
First time someone's retorted with fact I'm too literate for them.

And can think whatever you what, but one can't deny a deficit in reasoning when someone says "I'm from the USA the greatest country in the world" and "I'm from the Russian Federation, the greatest country in the world." And I could a ****ing college thesis on that.

Its not that your too literate for me...
Its that you try to write all artistically and then make stupid grammar mistakes like... this.
 

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Originally posted by DeejayH:
and just where are you from? dont see it in your profile
Born and raised in Long Beach, California.
 

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Billo_Really said:
Born and raised in Long Beach, California.

O man, is'nt Hulk Hogan from Long beach? O wait, I think it's Venice Beach, I don't know?
 

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SouthernDemocrat said:
We are without a doubt the greatest nation in the history of civilization. So I guess in that regard, we are arrogant. However, I think it is well founded arrogance.

That said, our problem is not arrogance, its a lack of empathy for people in other nations and other cultures. Many, but not all, Americans don't seem to have the ability to view the world how people of other nations and cultures view it. It's like we cant seem to put ourselves in anyone elses shoes.

Why is it then that we give so much charity to so many struggling countries? We are the world's greatest philantropist.

On the other hand, I could not tell who the President, Prime Minister, or Dictator is of many other countries in the world.
 

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mistermain said:
Why is it then that we give so much charity to so many struggling countries? We are the world's greatest philantropist.

On the other hand, I could not tell who the President, Prime Minister, or Dictator is of many other countries in the world.

everybody knows the leader of the free world
most of the rest of the 'world leaders' are IRRELEVANT
 

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DeeJayH said:
everybody knows the leader of the free world
most of the rest of the 'world leaders' are IRRELEVANT

And why is it that they are irrelevant?
 

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DeeJayH said:
everybody knows the leader of the free world
most of the rest of the 'world leaders' are IRRELEVANT

I think this is overly dismissive. The arguement I would make against whether American's are "arrogent" or not is that guys like this are in the minority. Americans got where they are though worldly predilection.
 
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