We say no to religious extremism, yet we support religious nut-jobs like Saudi Arabia and Israel.
We tell countries to become democracies, yet we have had a hand in overthrowing many popularly elected governments, simply because they wouldn't give us access to their natural resources.
We deride countries for poor human right standards, yet have arguably committed the gravest cases of human rights atrocities since the UN's inception.
We preach about our great system of government and laws, but both are a joke. Our government is run by two parties who are sponsored by the same corporations, who went to the same elite schools since they were children, and who enact basically the same policies.
The list goes on forever. We need to fix ourselves, and stop acting high and mighty to other countries.
The USA stood against Castro, yet at the same time supported the following dictators and regimes:
Chile's Pinochet, Guatemala's military dictatorship, Nicaragua Samoza dynasty, Bolivia Hugo Banzer dictatorship, El Salvador military dictatorship,Paraguay Alfredostroessner regime. The middle east in the 1980's America backed the warlords that ripped the country apart, the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos, Panama's Noriega, the King of Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan's Islam Karimov, Chad's Idriss Deby. The list is so freaking long that 50 words are not enough! Even the Pope can absolve your sins.
You cannot turn a blind eye to the oppression of the people by its own government! The United States oppression does not stop with imposing unjust and unfair laws. While there are people out there who blindly support the government and the police, they make only a small percentage of the population! We are property of the politicians who legislate laws in this country! There is no justice for the common man anymore! The police are corporate run cowards who will threaten you if you assert your rights! Soon enough there will be no more rights for the common people of this country! The police are racist scumbags that will treat you differently if you are not a white United States born citizen! And then the diplomats have the audacity to talk about human rights to other countries like they've mastered their own problems! I cannot imagine a soldier or military police going to iraq or afghanistan and behaving in this same manner as they do on their own soil! Hahahaha People here are just retarded, i just cannot explain their stupid culture it just has no identity or values! The constitution is not culture! It is about laws, thats the culture of this country the constitution
First of all, I refer to us U.S. Citizens as U.S. Citizens, NOT Americans. Americans are everyone who lives on the American continents, from the southern tip of Chile and Argentina to the northern tip of Canada.
Now, I watched the Presidential debate between Clinton and Trump last night and in the debate Clinton suggested that Trump hasn't released his tax records because he is afraid to show everyone that he pays little to no taxes. Now this morning on Facebook and on TV media channels everyone is complaining that he doesn't pay taxes. The only problem with this is that EVERY U.S. Citizen tries to pay as little taxes as possible. We try to make as many deductions as possible because instead of paying our duty to our country we are greedy a-holes and want all the money for ourselves. We are hypocrites, plain and simple. And if any U.S. Citizen tries to deny it they are big fat liars. We are a nation of GREED.
I think Trump is an idiot, I think Clinton is the same old BS.
Sorry world, I truly am sorry.
This country nuked Japan twice and gets butthurt over 9/11. This country lets people have guns and complains about having gun violence problems. This country needs to change, but I can't do anything about it so I'm just going to sit on my laptop and complain about America's problems online ;)
Sadly, It's hard to find where USA ISN'T hypocritical. They claim to fight against terrorism yet openly supporting so-called "moderate rebels". They scream about "human rights violation" in every country they don't like yet are best friends with arabic countries where people executed for adultery, "apostasy" or being gay. They call Russia and China agressors for officially taking what they and a lot of people unnoficially considered theirs anyway, yet see nothing wrong in invading any place where they find OIL!!! They accusing other countries in rewriting history yet completely ok with so many of their movies and video games greatly exaggerate their role in World Wars while completely forget about all their war crimes. I don't even say about the fact that their country is built upon millions of deaths of it's original people. I'm sure there is al ot of good people in USA but their leaders' worldview is pretty much built around lie and hypocricy. Comfirmed once more with that WADA-and-hackers thing.
We learn about nazis and the holocaust in europe, learned how horrible all that was, yet we learn so few or none about one of the biggest massacres that americans have done. They say middle east and all are horrible to live in and do unspeakable things, but what has america done? They came to a new land, took the natives help, made peace with them, then went agaisnt it and killed almost the entire population of american indians, and claim this land as their own. And we dont learn about this much as we do about some massacre that happened on another continent overseas. We meet jewish survivors and hear their speeches, but do we ever hear from a native american? NOOOOO, we dont, we dont even learn because america doestnt want to show that they did shitl, but do say that others country say shit
The United States can speak of Liberty, Peace, Human Rights, Justice, and all that other crap but honestly the US is horrible when it comes to practicing these. The US sends Israel millions of dollars in weapons everyday so they can kill Palestinians. The US and Israel wants to claim that Israel only wants peace, but does not look that way. With the help of the United States, Israelis have killed over 9,000 Palestinians, many of Which were children. And, they continue to kill more. Iraq only violated 2 UN Resolutions, so the United States decided to invade Iraq, bomb it, and destroy it. But when Israel violates 77 UN Resolutions, the United States decides to stand by Israel's side. Obama and Michelle kept saying "Bring our back our girls" in response to Boko Haram, but Obama has killed way more Muslim girls than Boko Haram ever could. Think of Syria, Palestine, Iraq, and so on. Then the US shit propaganda is used to brainwash the citizens to think that the US is always the hero. The hypocrisy is overwhelming! The United States seems like the real terrorist here. The biggest terrorist nation. And Israel is right there with it! Instead of aiding a genocide in Palestine by sending Israel millions everyday in our tax money, the president could use that money to help the Americans living in poverty. Here in the US, people cannot pay their bills, people don't have insurance, poverty has increased after Obama became president, and police are targeting black people again leading to a movement called "Black lives Matter", and black people are targeting police in retaliation. Even though I'm in the US, I will gladly say Fuck the American Government! Fuck Bush! Fuck Obama! Fuck everyone who supports the fucking government!
In WW2 we supported Joseph Stalin, a man who killed over 30 million people. Japan bombed a military base here in America, so what do we do? We don't go after the people who did it, no, we bomb two cities in Japan full of innocent people, not enemy soldiers, innocent people. Politicians legalized abortion, one of the most vile things ever thought of. They legalize marijuana, gay marriage, and everything that the bible prohibits, and we have the balls to say God bless America. This country is filled with fornicators, and idolaters, and ran by murderers. We say America is the greatest country in the world, that is a joke. I will not express my views on the bible, but I mentioned the bible because this country claims that it was founded on the bible. If this country was founded on the bible, the people in charge abandoned their own principles and beliefs.
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While we do support Middle Eastern countries, we support the government, not the idea.
We have to throw out old governments, because they are ruthless dictatorships that won't go peacefully.
While some war crimes may have been committed by the U.S., if we stroll over to the DPRK, or Syria, you will find worse.
The system isn't a joke, we don't preach it all that much, and they aren't "sponsored' like some T.V. Show.
If I had to say who was the most hypocritical, I might go with Russia for claiming to be better than the U.S., when they have had a horridly timed mass revolution, which turned into a terrible state, which eventually broke into many different countries, all while giving arms to the dictatorships while trying to keep good relations with the U.S.
I dare say Iran is far more hypocritical, claiming a desire for peace and cooperation, while launching provocative attacks against minority factions of Islam and Israel. Russia, also, could be held to the same standard, as it preaches peace on one hand and ships weapons to radicalized faction on the other.
China condemns US imperialism, while starving it's own citizens and encouraging infanticide of female infants with it's "1 child rule". It is even more hypocritical for buying out US debt, in an attempt to financially enslave the very people it claims enslave the world financially.
Is the inventor of hypocrisy.. Even the religion of Islam is a contradiction to its name.. They want justice but they are unjust to evn their own women.. They want freedom.. But the freedom they want is the freedom to oppress.... They even manage to put the words ' honor' and 'killing 'in the same phrase... Their way of liberty is to give more power to the already strong (men) at the cost of the weak (women)... As an 'Arab' woman, myself, I say that being Arab is not a culture but a character flaw that I am proud to not support. America is only a hypocrite when it lets these people practice their unjust ways on its ground!
The never ending need to declare what is most or least, best or worst is getting old. We, as a nation, are unique in many ways and so are many other nations. It is arrogant to believe we hold the supreme position. We have accomplished much, learned much and, at times, failed to admit and correct our shortcomings. We have made mistakes, so who doesn't. Hypocrisy is something all governments and nations exhibit from time to time.
The colonies breaking away from England formed a Nation, a good thing.
America tolerating England’s occupation of Ireland is not a good thing. Yes, we have made mistakes and other nations will seize the opportunity to call foul.
It is beyond question, America is a generous nation and has accomplished a lot in a very short time. Many nations have relied on our generosity and support.
The framers of this nation provided a great document as the foundation. Americans should be proud yet not arrogant. Americans should be proud but still vigilant. The Constitution is America; it speaks to the rights and freedom of its people. This nation should extend the same courtesy to other nations. Simply, the entire world does not need to be like us, think like us, worship like us. All nations are unique and, in the absence of acts of aggression to oppress others, should remain so.
While the US is hypocritical at times for a country, that does not mean they are the worst at it. I think every country as a little but of hypocriticalness going on behind the scenes, or right in our faces. It is just easier to see the flaws in your own country than others.