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What does it mean we live in a free country in the USA?

I mean we have taxes, police and obviously nothing around here is free so are we really free or does the government own us?

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Not free if your Gay, we're still fighting for our freedom.

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Just like many on the right were opposed to minority rights, and just like many on the right were opposed to women having rights, and just like many on the right think only people who worship the Christian faith should have rights, so too do many of those on the right think that LGBT should never have rights. Trust me. It will happen. It's happening already, and even though the religious bigoted right will fight it every step of the way, they can't stop it. They were on the wrong side of history way back when, they were on the wrong side of history a little ways back then, they are on the wrong side of history RIGHT NOW, and they will be on the wrong side of history until they are sufficiently marginalized like the Whigs.
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idk

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Well we are free. But the freedom to swing your fist ends were my noes begins. But, I understand your point. Our forefathers would spin in their graves if they knew how big the federal government has gotten.

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Thx for elaborating
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No slavery or stuff like that

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Thanks
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Freedom for all rich, white, straight, male Christians.

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Wow really?
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Jesus must be really proud of you. Good job representing him.
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Your "freedom" in America can be very expensive. Check your paterwork to see how much for your various licenses, permits, stuff like that. Try to build an addition on your own property and you will find out just how much "freedom" will cost you. To be honest, your freedom is also based on the balance in your bank account.

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Having to pay taxes is not an infringement on freedom. The government provides a lot of services, and they aren't free. Anyone who wants to live free of having to pay government should go live in those tax-free utopias known as Haiti, or Somalia. Have fun.
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Baby your question displays your hopeless ignorance of the world and your own country! Its so sad you kids just dont get it. Things arent cushy enough for you, and (gasp!) heaven forbid you actually have to PAY for or make a personal EFFORT and actually WORK for things you want. You want everything handed to you like its your right. At least you HAVE things. At least they are available and you have the option. However imperfect our political system is at least we still have a say in it. We dont live under a totalitarian regime that controls literally everything we do. We have SO many freedoms compared to places like China and almost all the middle east and other places. If you want to hop in your car and drive across country right now, you can. For most Americans obtaining a passport to leave the country entirely is simple. Many countries this is not true. What tv and radio you listen to is not regulated and monitored by the govt. You have rights to privacy and free speech and assembly and to bear arms and own private property. None of this is true in placed like China and the middle east.
Stop being such a spoiled rotten whiny little brat. WaaWaaWaa! Kids like you make me nauseous!!!!! We are LUCKY to live where we live. Count your blessings instead of whining. You dont EVEN understand what youre talking about.

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Agreed I'm happy to live in USA were I can't be persecuted for what I believe and think
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You dont even know what persecution is! Someone says something mean or calls you name and its waawaawaa!!! Until youve been imprisioned and/or totured for your beliefs, had your family murdered or imprisioned, been place under house arrest with govt cameras watching every move, had yoyr family slaughtered or vanished, had everything you owned confiscated, etc dont whine about persecution. Only a few people groups have room to complain about real persecution here unless youre gay or a 'minority' group the whining is nauseating. Even then its nothing compared to other countries. In the middle east being gay is grounds for the death penalty. There is sadly some persecution that occures here but its NOTHING like people in other countries face.
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man its like reading a cosigmnet camp journal, people have to hide from shootings, I think thats called too many privileges
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Yeah my people do get put to death in outher countrys
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Aux you rocks!
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Just so you know I have two jobs am on 2 different high school sports teams and an honors student with a 4.13 grade point average so don't tell me I am ignorant nieave and have everything handed to me. I'm in (honors) government and they say we are a free country and I just can't ask someone to elaborate for me. Why not!!?!?!?!?!???!?
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We are free if u don't like our freedoms go live in china for week u will want to come back

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Its the illuminati they're behind all the schemes the gov does

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things other countries would arrest you for, has restrictions here, you can walk outside, and yell this person stinks, and you wont have your hand cut off for it. just because we have some problems, doesnt mean its not free, many people in this generation say " this country is dum, and we can't do anything without the police getting into our business" ect. this country has more rights than most. we can vote, we can worship anything we want, we can even eat on certain days, sure we are under some laws, but we can do a lot, people can get jobs. even though the economy is bad the average household has a game system, do you really think that is that poor.

I hope you get the " yeah the country is really going down hill, and we cant do anything anymore comment you probably want.

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Thanks at least you weren't nagging on me like aux
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Free has nothing to do with currency. It has to do with what one is able and allowed to do.

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It means your free to believe you are free. The reality is that we are slaves...

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