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Why does the rest of the world hate americans?

are they jealous? Or know something that we dont?

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A lot of it stems back to WWII for two main reasons-
1-The US backing the Balfour Declaration and supporting Israel after the atrocities of the holocaust. The problem here is that while the "special relationship" between the US and Israel began innocently enough as a form of reparations to a people who had just suffered unspeakable tragedies, it resulted in tragedy for another people entirely. Although the Palestinian Mandate was technically a British territory post WWI (taken from the former Ottoman Empire) there WAS already an existing Arab population in that region. Much of the world and the North Africa/Southwest Asia region in particular resent our military and economic support for the Israelis. If the United States withdrew its support for Israel today you could safely assume that there would be a joint attack from many Arab nations in Israel by tomorrow and the Palestinians would probably take back their post WWII territory within a week.

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2-The Cold War. We stuck our nose into other peoples affairs far too many times during the Cold War. The Domino Theory, as it was called, was our fear that if the Soviets gained control of one nation that it was only a matter of time before the surrounding nations fell to Communism as well. We made it our business to make sure that the Soviet Union did not gain any ground outside of what they had already gotten from WWII which was the Warsaw Pact (the Soviet response to NATO). The Korean War, Vietnam, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and a ton of smaller clashes were a result of this policy of preventing the expansion of Communism. Almost every case was just a public relations nightmare for the United States. Especially when you factor in how many rebel groups and terrorist organizations we directly funded in those days because they were fighting Communist forces so that we didn't have to commit ground troops of our own, groups who are now using weapons that we supplied them against the US and our allies.

The short answer: The US is nosy and hypocritical. We preach peace and democracy and then whenever we want something from somebody we swing around our gigantic military like a big ol' hammer and we beat it out of them until we get what we want, all the while telling our allies and our populace that it's all in the name of freedom.
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We don't hate you, we just don't like the way you think the world revolves around you.

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Because we have a horrible president who knows nothing about leadership. He cannot control the money. He is only interested in himself, not our country. Oh and all the celebrities he hangs out with. If he worked as hard at running the country as he did at golf, he might get something done.
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we dont think the world revolves around us.... we could care less about you, we have our own lives to worry about....
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Chriz...?
What country do you live in? You seem very unintelligent...
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We could care less really. Where are you getting your information to state this?
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Hey dummy. salang or shlong whatever your stupid name is. It is you could not care less. Get it right moron. Oh and also Chris is a lot more intelligent than you are. I believe that is why his comment got 7 thumbs up because people agree with him. Now go cry into your hamburger bun and get over it.
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1.its sa-lang (love)in Korean. At least take the time to look up what it means. 2. Moron? You can get your point across just fine without insulting me. 3. I'm a vegetarian. Now look back at what you wrote and see how stupid you sound, I don't care about how many likes he/she gets.
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Ironic that your name is "SausageSlinger", even more stupid than my own username.
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*Swinger
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Their government is destroying us and itself bit by bit. Look at their stocks! They owe trillions and their losing hundreds of billions of dollars based on their mistakes and whatever they've got put up their sleeve. In my opinion all government agents are worse than cons.

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Where are you from Shelby?
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Canada
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Our foreign policies are very hypocritical

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How true! Are we the enemy or are we the allies? We send money to people who hate us. Insane!
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I imagine besides the market is stereotypes. Another thing is we have rights for things that some people in other countries don't. Religion.

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I hate americans.. and i'm one of them!

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Where do u live?
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You really have the freedom to move to somewhere where you will love the people.
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i live in pennsylvania and no i can't, considering im not yet over the age of 18
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yeah.,... move to Russia, they will greet you with open arms and give you everything you want and make you happy
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Move somewhere else then! Simple.
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You are welcome in Canada cookie.
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Becoz they destroy many lives and think they are they best but we do not hate u

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Then why do people act so rude to us when all we are is visitors in your country.
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I don't think my country people act too rude it's Pakistan and only the mulas hate u so don't worry they also hate us they got a serious problem in their mind
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I'm not offended, judging by you saying "Becoz"...happy to live in my country now.
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Not all of the world hate Americans, and if there are people hating America then not for it's people but for it's government or policy.
I was in many discussions with different Arabic people and I may transfer to you why they don't like the USA policy;
1) It interferes in anything !
2) It loves controlling over other countries, specially poor countries from the 3rd world as they call.
3) Helping Israel in killing people/children in Palestine.
4) What is happening in Iraq

And a certain reason for me (I am not hating - I am just saying);
They helped the Muslims Brotherhood in taking control and taking presidency in Egypt after the last revolution..It is a disaster that we are going to suffer from !!

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#3. Palistians are bombing Israel almost daily. Who's killing who?
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We Should ask ourselves why do they do that !?
And if they are the one killing as you are saying, I hope there is a source where we can find the numbers of Palestinians killed by Israels and the number of Israels killed by Palestinians from 1948 and let the numbers decide !
I am not defending on them..some people from them probably (not sure yet) killed 16 one from our crops on borders from 3 weeks !!
I am just transferring some people thoughts as I said...
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sorry to hear that , i have heard that the Muslim Brotherhood is wanting to destroy the pyramids... something to do with them not being of islamic creation.... mindless i say!
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Not the Muslims brotherhood, they want only to have the power. The one who wants that is a group called (Salafyeen)..A group of Muslims who think that the ancient statues of ancient pharaohs should be destroyed.. ! And they have another strange thoughts !
God be with us...
Thank you for your comment :)
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Agreed with bigred here.
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Because we have so many rights that they don't. The US is one of the few country's that has freedom of religion. We can have as many children as we want and no one is forcing us to work for $5 a day. Its just one of the better country's(: I am Proud to be an American!

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This is the they-hate-us-because-we-are-free argument. It only makes sense when you realize what our foreign policy is doing. We're hated not because we are free but because we often oppose freedom in other countries.

Consider the recent Arab Spring. Obama made it perfectly clear we would not support social unrest in Saudi Arabia. That's great if you like cheap gasoline, not so good if you like freedom.
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Read a book, most of the world is just as free as we are.
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Lol. Even Canada isn't as free as the US. Try speaking some hate speech or owning certain types of guns. I suggest you read some current events.
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Haha exactly. Ya know you can even have a DUI if you want to go into canada? Insane huh?
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You being allowed to carry guns is a curse on your country, not a freedom. That is why in Canada we don't have to worry about getting shot. Keep believing your lies.
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Well enjoy your Canada lol why is everyone on here looking for an argument?? Do Canadians have Christmas and Halloween?.... Just wondering.
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You mean besides the fact that we blew up our own building to stage a military coup for oil? We now have scientifically verified evidence and published scholarly articles that express how the planes could not have dropped the towers and that excess amounts of nanothermite were found and indefinitely used to blow the twin towers and drop them to the ground.

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could i get that link ?
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http://investigate911.org/

This should give you links to journals as well
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Truthers the world unite, you have nothing to lose except your minds. And credibility.
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Thank you shineyplate. I have watched and read all this crap. I even tried to put some tin foil on my head. Nothing worked.
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Yes some of us don't appreciate what science does for us though we use it every day.
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that's your narrow minded opinion. And in other countries I'd be killing government officials for acts like that. The injustice here gives no real person to aim at so I am pacified.
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because of our constitution I'd guess...plain old jealousy as old as CAIN and ABEL

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This is also my opinion:like it or NOT I drove a truck for many yr.s something I could not stand was foreign truck drivers they'd be on the C.B. talking about my country how bad it sucked and how wonderful there "OLD" country was...so I always asked if you hate it here get out of my country then!!!!! don't let the door hit ya where the GOOD LORD split ya dousch bag
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Yet there they were earning a good living in the country they hated. And even having the right to bash it without government locking them up.
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^ exactly.
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After having served overseas in various nations I have seen that most people don't hate american citizens but more so the government. We have a long history of backing despots in developing nations.

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- The New World Order, The Illuminati, It's All A Conspirancy. I'm A Domestic Terrorist Due To These Devil Worshippers!

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Da fuq did I just read?
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- A Reality Check.
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Don't believe everything you see on youtube. I'm Luciferian but if all that stuffs true they are coming for me too.
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-Lucifer Is A Fallen Angel Of Gods Kingdom. Don't Believe In Everything You SEE In Religion. & Btw, He Is A Demon.
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Didn't we just get done talking about not believing everything you see?
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-As A Christian, I Believeeee What I Read & Not Seeee In The Bible. Would I Be On This Website If I Saw God Put Out A Formel Angel?? Don't Think So..
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Listen to the answers of the foreigners.
Gilman in a sense you're right. They don't like us because our government sticks its nose in their business; which it does because the elite monopolizes politics; which it can because of the undemocratic structure established by the constitution.

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For a systematic critique of US actions overseas, read The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein (a Canadian).
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Sounds like you would prefer two wolves and a lamb deciding what's for lunch? I personally prefer two wolves and a well armed lamb objecting.
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What does that mean?
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Because we don't mind our own business

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Really? Then why are they still pouring across our borders to be here?

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Define 'pouring' and state your evidence.
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they come here to be free.. and to make a better life for themselves.
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The US government treats people in the US relatively well, so the US is the best place to escape US government oppression.
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For the first comment, "pouring" means people wanting to come into the USA. My evidence? Illegal immigrants.
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And legal.
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Maybe you need to go back to the fourth grade Nigel.
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They key is they ask about americans not america. Nigel has made no offense here. America is at least more civil than mexico but that does not mean america is anything uber special. Our constitution is all but destroyed.
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And he apologizes for America when he went abroad.
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america made its self the world cop... most people dont like cops..

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Because the president is always putting America down when he travels abroad and apologizes for us. I dont know why.

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When has Obama apologized for the US? Show me and I'll be more likely to vote for him.
Someone should apologize, as anyone reading history above a fifth-grade level should know.
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How is he putting us down?
I haven't seen anything of that sort, now it looks like you are turning this into an election matter.
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When he went to Europe. Where have you been? Google it.
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Anyone who thinks America needs to apologize for leading the world, helping when asked, saving Europe from being all Germans, feeding the world, keeping the world safe, being a beacon of freedom and hope needs to go live somewhere other than America. But no, they all just keep pouring into the country that gives them these horrible things
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Because Americans are pompous arrogant @$$holes.. well most of them anyway.

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I have a hard time disagreeing with many of them but I don't know about most. Many are mislead and groomed into being this way. I take responsibility for who I am and what I know but we are looked at like cattle by our government and read to just as much.
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Such haters of freedom.
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I love freedom but I don't have to like americans. I love some of them.
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@bigred50 really? Hater of freedom? I'm pretty sure I've been fighting for our freedom for 7 years now.
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I think we found a prime example of your comment commenting on your comment. It's super ironic.
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Dude we all know there jealous of us.

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Ignorance is bliss
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And yours is showing.
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Do I look blissful to you bigred?
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