“What is wrong with America?”


Ok, I am sick of this phrase that has turned into a cliche. Why is it that people love to tear America down?  They whine and complain and blame and pout and pass laws and make you feel guilty for anything and everything.  It’s all bad.  After every bad thing that happens, whether it be a shooting like V Tech or some wacko group that does something, the question is always asked “What is wrong with America?”. 

Politicians on both sides of the isle play this up big time around election time.  No matter how great something is they will point out SOMETHING about it that is bad.  Liberals love to bring America down.  It makes them feel good about themselves.  That is true with many people though.  Bringing someone else down in the hopes it will make you shine.  John Kerry and Bill Clinton love to go over to other countries and rip America and American values.  What is wrong with these people?

Question asked to GOP Presidential Candidates at last debate: “What do you dislike most about America.”  ???????

What in the world is a question like that?

What to know what is so great about America?

  • George Washington
  • The Bill of Rights
  • US Constitution
  • Dairy Queen
  • Capitalism
  • Weather Channel chicks
  • Cross country driving trips with no stopping at borders
  • Buffaloes
  • Appalachian Trail
  • Rock and Roll
  • NFL
  • Beaches, beaches and more beaches
  • Cedar Point
  • Voting for elected officials
  • Plenty of employment opportunity
  • BBQ
  • Our Armed Forces
  • Talk Radio
  • Main Street USA
  • Disney World
  • Detroit auto innovation
  • New York City
  • Suburbia
  • Cheeseburgers
  • Neighborhood parks
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie and, yeah, Chevrolet
  • Cheering during the end of the National Anthem
  • Movies
  • Freedom of worship
  • Best health care in the world
  • Slip and Slide
  • Jenna Fischer
  • Clint Eastwood
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Marvel Comics
  • Mount Rushmore
  • Freedom

….ok….your turn to add to the list!


2 Responses to ““What is wrong with America?””

  1. VintageC Says:

    ok…here goes..
    U.S healthcare( it is the best in the world believe it or not!)
    Nathans Hot dogs
    Tigers Games with your children
    Produce (have you ever had produce in abother country! GROOSSS)
    CLEAN WATER! (Again..compare)
    Stewarts Root Beer
    U.S. Service (Thank you Marines, Navy, Airforce, Army, Coast Guard)
    And lastly, the ability to see that people are DYING to get into this country, dying FOR this country, and when ever there is a disaster in the world…THIS is the country people look to for assistance!

  2. newhoosier Says:

    Great institutions and programs for those wanting a real education.
    Widespread availability of birth control.
    Technological advances in warfare- Civil War: 620,000 Americans dead (1/3 in action, 2/3 by disease); Vietnam Conflict: 58,000 Americans dead; Iraq War: 3500 Americans dead).
    Locks of Love and St Jude’s Children’s Hospital
    Building sand castles.
    Teachers, police officers, firefighters, postal workers, and soldiers.
    Professional athletes who give back wholeheartedly.
    Open-source software.
    Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches.
    An unadulterated internet.
    Girls like Esther Mobley and Colby Kennedy (“For Girls, It’s Be Yourself, and Be Perfect, Too” by Sara Rimer at the New York Times).
    Radio station concert ticket giveaways.
    FDIC insurance.
    Ray Charles’ rendition of “America the Beautiful.”
    RFID chips in dogs.
    Home theaters that are better than movie theaters.
    Weber grills.
    The literacy rate.
    Getting married on government property, the way you want, with white sand between your toes.
    …and the feeling of safety.

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