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    Its completely unjustified, I mean these people are practically identical to us by blood and language. Is it just yet another symptom of a lowest common denominator society; one fully committed to a moral race to the bottom. Very typical of left wing comedians who dominate popular culture to make snide jabs at the US.

    Surely the American tendency for national pride, christian values, family, neighbourhood and free enterprise are all values to aspire to. Better that than artificial equality between people who are of a totally different race, gender or religion.
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    The United States, for all its problems is still a great country. I've met a good few Americans over the years. Most were polite, courteous and friendly. There's an expression I heard on the news the other day in regards to what the US Government call their closest allies, and I don't mean France ! It included the UK, Australia, Canada and possibly New Zealand too. English speaking countries anyway. I think there will always be that closeness there. Personally I feel I probably have more in common with an Australian or a Canadian than I ever would with someone from Poland or Portugal.
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    Because it's just so damn easy....


    Plus, name a nation that Brits don't make jokes at the expense of...?
    It's in our nature to show affection by poking fun at people/things. The only ones who don't get that treatment are the ones that are irrelevant.
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    Americans are our annoying little brothers who we bully incessantly
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Because it's just so damn easy....


    Plus, name a nation that Brits don't make jokes at the expense of...?
    It's in our nature to show affection by poking fun at people/things. The only ones who don't get that treatment are the ones that are irrelevant.
    Exactly. It's actually a very Australian mentality - if you're not absolutely ripping the **** out of someone, then they're not a real friend.
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Because it's just so damn easy....


    Plus, name a nation that Brits don't make jokes at the expense of...?
    It's in our nature to show affection by poking fun at people/things. The only ones who don't get that treatment are the ones that are irrelevant.
    There are an awful lot of white lefties who will show solidarity towards 3rd nations just because they are poor.
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    (Original post by OperationTalpiot)
    There are an awful lot of white lefties who will show solidarity towards 3rd worlders just because they are poor.
    Elephants have long memories.

    See, I can make random statements that have **** all to do with the conversation too.
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    Most of it is just sneering from pompous Brits who think for no justified reason that they are superior to Americans, based on an over-indulging love of their own accent. Brits seem to think their accent is the best in the world. No other country loves their own accent so much. Many Brits need to get off their high horse. It was them who won the war, not us.
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    (Original post by OperationTalpiot)
    Its completely unjustified, I mean these people are practically identical to us by blood and language. Is it just yet another symptom of a lowest common denominator society; one fully committed to a moral race to the bottom. Very typical of left wing comedians who dominate popular culture to make snide jabs at the US.

    Surely the American tendency for national pride, christian values, family, neighbourhood and free enterprise are all values to aspire to. Better that than artificial equality between people who are of a totally different race, gender or religion.
    All of those values, to the extent that the US has them, are all worthy of being made fun of.
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    (Original post by SHallowvale)
    All of those values, to the extent that the US has them, are all worthy of being made fun of.
    Perfectly normal and natural unlike the marxist-socialism we have here. Once you start degrading family, race and nationality you are on a fast track to civilisational decay.
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    You realise it's a two way street right?

    That those in the US take the piss out of you brits just as much?

    I thought this was common knowledge.
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    Well they are generally full of themselves and their glorious nation. A lot of Americans can't even name more than 5 European countries as they are so inside their own bubble. Literally 50% of them are dumb as a donkey. For instance, almost 50% of them still think that the Earth is only 10 000 years old.

    http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/...0000-years-ago

    Also, they have literally ruined the English language.

    I'm not a Brit, but it's not awfully difficult to see why they are being made fun of.
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    (Original post by (づ ̄ ³ ̄)づ)
    You realise it's a two way street right?

    That those in the US take the piss out of you brits just as much?

    I thought this was common knowledge.
    It is, but OP's a trolling ****wit, so hasn't quite caught up with this thing known as reality.
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    Patriotism and Christianity vs equality and tolerance? Hmm....


    I think there is also an element of superiority, especially with regard to the fact that the U.S. lags behind the rest of the developed world in many aspects (healthcare, religion, education/geography etc).
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    (Original post by Thomazo)
    Well they are generally full of themselves and their glorious nation. A lot of Americans can't even name more than 5 European countries as they are so inside their own bubble. Literally 50% of them are dumb as a donkey. For instance, almost 50% of them still think that the Earth is only 10 000 years old.

    http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/...0000-years-ago

    Also, they have literally ruined the English language.

    I'm not a Brit, but it's not awfully difficult to see why they are being made fun of.
    You dont attain the economic and cultural success they have by being stupid. I suppose many Americans remain in their bubble for fear of coming across as an imperialist :confused:
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    (Original post by OperationTalpiot)
    Its completely unjustified, I mean these people are practically identical to us by blood and language. Is it just yet another symptom of a lowest common denominator society; one fully committed to a moral race to the bottom. Very typical of left wing comedians who dominate popular culture to make snide jabs at the US.

    Surely the American tendency for national pride, christian values, family, neighbourhood and free enterprise are all values to aspire to. Better that than artificial equality between people who are of a totally different race, gender or religion.
    Considering Donald Trump is forcing Mexico to build a wall so that they can't cross into America, it's a bit daft to say that Americans and Brits are the same! We wouldn't do that to Wales or Scotland!
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    (Original post by Thomazo)
    Well they are generally full of themselves and their glorious nation. A lot of Americans can't even name more than 5 European countries as they are so inside their own bubble. Literally 50% of them are dumb as a donkey. For instance, almost 50% of them still think that the Earth is only 10 000 years old.

    http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/...0000-years-ago

    Also, they have literally ruined the English language.

    I'm not a Brit, but it's not awfully difficult to see why they are being made fun of.
    After North Korea being in the news so much in America people asked Americans if they could point out Korea on a map, only 36% got it right and more than 6 people pointed to Australia
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    (Original post by Nunchuck-master-2334)
    Considering Donald Trump is forcing Mexico to build a wall so that they can't cross into America, it's a bit daft to say that Americans and Brits are the same! We wouldn't do that to Wales or Scotland!
    Nobody tell this guy about Hadrian's wall or Offa's dyke :ninja:
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    (Original post by OperationTalpiot)
    Mexicans are racially very different to most Americans. Most people have a fence around their garden.
    So?
    The Welsh and Scots are racially different from Brits, yet we treat them the same, we don't tell them to,build a wall separating our countries because we respect them, whereas it's obvious that you don't
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Nobody tell this guy about Hadrian's wall or Offa's dyke :ninja:
    Hadrian was Roman, you stupid plonker
 
 
 
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