Clarkson: Jeremy Clarkson hates you Americans

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Well its not really that bad. I have been in many train stations during my army time and I was never being spit?/sput?/spat? at.
 

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World view of America unfortunately has a number of valid points. To me though there is the educated, open-minded, responsible America, and then there is the America that watches "American Gladiators" and is the sort of America that's clueless as to what "elitist" really means, those who are envious and angry because of someone else's success, those who don't pay attention to shades of gray which are ever so present in our lives.

I've forever been a big fan of Bill Hicks, George Carlin, Peter Schiff, Jim Rogers, and so forth...people who actually understand the fundamental issues with how America handles itself these days.

Personally, I have never been loyal to any particular religion, country, brand, network or any man-made institutions. Just like with anything else, I look at the history, present, and through common sense decide what correlates the best with my interests. And I'll stop right here otherwise I'll go on about Objectivism and Ayn Rand, Murray N. Rothbard and so forth.
 

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- Freedom of speech. It's there, what were you prevented from saying? If anything, "political correctness", a product of European Socialism, is used to prevent people from speaking their minds. However, it is the first ammendment in our constitution that guarantees it. People don't get thrown in the gulag for speaking their minds. In fact, some people speak their minds too much as if they have a right to be heard not a right to speak.

You must mean "Freedom to Agree"... Do you think the Dixie Chicks had Freedom of Speech?;)

Having lived in the US for six years, I have to say that the one thing that I could never get my head around, was the way that a graphic footage of shootings would be repeated endlessly on the networks, but GOD FORBID that a bare breast should EVER be seen. To me, that always seemed sick and un-natural.

>EDIT> I got a neg-rep for this comment - which proves my point!:lol::lol::lol::lol:
 
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- Freedom of speech. It's there, what were you prevented from saying? If anything, "political correctness", a product of European Socialism


i may be wrong, but i have the impression that some people stamp socialism on what ever they want without understanding the word itself.
 

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World view of America unfortunately has a number of valid points. To me though there is the educated, open-minded, responsible America, and then there is the America that watches "American Gladiators" and is the sort of America that's clueless as to what "elitist" really means, those who are envious and angry because of someone else's success, those who don't pay attention to shades of gray which are ever so present in our lives.
I agree, but the same points could be made about any country in the world. People are people. Contrary to what some people would have you believe, the US does not have a monopoly on stupidity. That's the main irritation to me, the US and its residents are held to absurd double standards. Also, the country is certainly the most media-scrutinized in the world as well: millions of reports swarm to the smallest example of Americans doing something weird, people scour the streets looking for examples of stoopid Yanks. I wonder how well Japan would stand up under such scrutiny? France? The UK?
 

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People outside USA perceive the American people as a bunch who has all the potential to achieve anything they want.

Imagine having a talented and rich friend who you grow up with, he has everything going for him, yet he spends his time overeating, and arranging annoying pranks which get other people hurt, then he steals everything from your fridge and torches your house. :D
 

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People outside USA perceive the American people as a bunch who has all the potential to achieve anything they want.

Imagine having a talented and rich friend who you grow up with, he has everything going for him, yet he spends his time overeating, and arranging annoying pranks which get other people hurt, then he steals everything from your fridge and torches your house. :D

Come to think of it, that describes most of my childhood mates, in a nutshell. There was this one lad that came round to drank all the soda and eat all the snacks, then he'd go home before doing anything else. Fat little git. :neutral:
 

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I truly and honestly hate america,

Let me know when you have a Jewish Chancellor.

On the subject of fat Americans and growth hormones, that's probably true. When I was in school, teenage girls were rarely more than b-cups until they got to college (which made me suspect at the time that heavy drinking gave women larger breasts), and now several of my friends say their daughters are d- or dd-cups and they can't figure out which side of the family they got them from (or how to keep the boys from circling). And by the time they're out of college, they weigh 300 pounds.

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So it's either hormones in food products or kids are drinking earlier. ;) Perhaps someone with more free time should apply for a government grant to study the issue. Shouldn't be a problem finding researchers. Any volunteers?
 

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I truly and honestly hate america,

I suppose I'm going to have to come and shoot you now. You know, with my gun. The one I got at my local gun store in my mall one day after gorging myself on Quarter Pounders at the McDonald's last week. Took me 5 minutes, now I got my very own Peacemaker just like every one of the 300 million men, women, children, and midgets here! Jesus told me to do it, so I listened to Fred Phelps, my Lord and Savior in this great Arab-hating administration. Freedom, after all, isn't, erm, free, you know.

Now I'm a-gonna go hunt down some illegal immigrants, but first I gotta replace the distributor cap on my '82 Firebird (rear window sticker: pissing Calvin on "Jap Crap") with some gaffer duct tape, an empty Pabst Blue Ribbon can, and the magnetic spool from a spare John Mellencamp tape. It's ok, I got 3 more boxes full of 'em, God bless that man with the voice of an angel and the prostate of a small knoll. This is my countryyy...

P.S.: we're the ignorant ones? :?
 

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I agree, but the same points could be made about any country in the world. People are people. Contrary to what some people would have you believe, the US does not have a monopoly on stupidity. That's the main irritation to me, the US and its residents are held to absurd double standards. Also, the country is certainly the most media-scrutinized in the world as well: millions of reports swarm to the smallest example of Americans doing something weird, people scour the streets looking for examples of stoopid Yanks. I wonder how well Japan would stand up under such scrutiny? France? The UK?
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Can we stop beating this dead horse now?
 

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Let me know when you have a Jewish Chancellor.
Love that one!

But the only one that might have had chance was caught having a big party with loads of cocaine and prostitutes. Will take a few years to forget...

By the way: Beware of Austrian immigrants as Presidents. Our Grandfathers tried it and it was rubbish.
 

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at least there was a jewish foreign minister in 1922 - but guess what: he was assassined in 1922 by early nazis. If not the world might look different now. after all that is known about him I'd trade Angela Merkel for a clone of:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walther_Rathenau
 

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Love that one!

But the only one that might have had chance was caught having a big party with loads of cocaine and prostitutes. Will take a few years to forget...
Hey, who says they don't know how to have fun! :lol: <_<

By the way: Beware of Austrian immigrants as Presidents. Our Grandfathers tried it and it was rubbish.
Fortunately, we have a law which prevents that. Much to Ah-nold's disappointment.
 

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Hey, who says they don't know how to have fun! :lol: <_<


Fortunately, we have a law which prevents that. Much to Ah-nold's disappointment.

Yes, but he is in the CDU. And you can't admit to have illegal fun as a german conservative. It's like a Republican claiming evolution actually happened and there was no Jesus to die for your sins. You can't even think about it.

And thank god for that law. If they don't get the 2/3 together to change that - he might even exist.
 

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Fortunately, we have a law which prevents that. Much to Ah-nold's disappointment.

That one always confused me a little bit. A country originating from immigrants doesn't want anyone not born in the US as it's leader? :blink:

But, laws can be changed. Do you remember "demolition man" when they pass the "Arnold Schwarzenegger Library"? :mrgreen:
 
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That one always confused me a little bit. A country originating from immigrants doesn't want anyone not born in the US as it's leader? :blink:
"Moderation in all things." - Aristotle

or

"A man's got to know his limitations." - Inspector Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood)

But, laws can be changed. Do you remember "demolition man" when they pass the "Arnold Schwarzenegger Library"? :mrgreen:
Didn't see the movie, but yes, laws can be changed. Frankly, we've got enough politicians as it is, we don't need anybody else's. Which may be the reason the law was written: It was our way of saying "No thanks, we're full!" :lol:
 
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