When did it being succesfull in this country earn you the title of being evil?
> Only in America---Top Ten
> 1) Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a
> $35,000 a plate campaign fund raising event.
> 2) Only in America could people claim that the government still
> discriminates against black Americans when we have a black President, a black
> Attorney General, and roughly 18% of the federal workforce is black. 12% of the
> population is black.
> 3) Only in America could we have had the two people most responsible for
> our tax code, Timothy Geithner, the head of the Treasury Department and
> Charles Rangel who once ran the Ways and Means Committee, BOTH turn out to be
> tax cheats who are in favor of higher taxes.
> 4) Only in America can we have terrorists kill people in the name of
> Allah and have the media primarily react by fretting that Muslims might be
> harmed by the backlash.
> 5) Only in America would we make people who want to legally become
> American citizens wait for years in their home countries and pay tens of thousands
> of dollars for the privilege while we discuss letting anyone who sneaks
> into the country illegally just become American citizens.
> 6) Only in America could the people who believe in balancing the budget
> and sticking by the country's Constitution be thought of as "extremists."
> 7) Only in America could you need to present a driver's license to cash a
> check or buy alcohol, but not to vote.
> 8) Only in America could people demand the government investigate whether
> oil companies are gouging the public because the price of gas went up when
> the return on equity invested in a major U.S. oil company (Marathon Oil) is
> less than half of a company making tennis shoes (Nike).
> 9) Only in America could the government collect more tax dollars from the
> people than any nation in recorded history, still spend a trillion dollars
> more than it has per year for total spending of $7 million PER MINUTE, and
> complain that it doesn't have nearly enough money.
> 10) Only in America could the rich people who pay 86% of all income taxes
> be accused of not paying their "fair share" by people who don't pay any
> income taxes at all.
Scoring disabled. You must be logged in to score posts.