AfghanistanIn the American West, there are still today Cowboys and Indians, although they are called Ranchers and Native American Indians. It is a place where patriotism and religion is "worn on our sleeves."
AlgeriaAmerica is the most beautiful country on earth, the American people are great , cool , much more than European or any other nation. The American Governement is trying to do its best, I hope they will ...more
American SamoaI am an American. I am not proud. Not at all. I feel like our country is getting involved where it should not be and doesn't get involved where it should. It makes me sick reading the other statements ...more
It is amazing reading what these ignorant, obnoxious foreigners think of America. I live here, I have earned the right to speak on its behalf, but all those who speak anonymously are cowards. I agree ...more
ArgentinaI do hate the US, for many reasons; and that does not make me a bigot, or some kind of ignorant person. There are so many reasons, why the world loathes you people, that I couldn't write them all with ...more
AustraliaYou want to know why we hate America?? Just watch MTV - arrogant, self-absorbed and hedonistic. Yes, lets all spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on our 16th birthday when there are people trying ...more
EJ, I don't believe I told Claire how to feel. I merely expressed the opinion that her comments would aid people like George Bush.
You’re right, the point of this forum is to hear exactly what ...more
For the love of God, why did you re-elect Bush? And to answer your questions. No, in Australia we do not have kangaroos as the family pet. Yes, we do, in fact have skyscrapers in our major cities. ...more
Rachael, I am afraid I disagree with your statement that Australians know all about American culture and history. It as been my experience that Australians know little about America beyond what they ...more
WCG I feel bad for you if you spend your days wistfully waiting for the next attack to strike. What is the point in such a display? I for one have no intention of sitting around worrying about the n ...more
EJ, I have become a bit confused regarding your position on the issues. I hoped you might clarify a few things for me.
In your last posting you start by justifying Palestinian ‘violence’ (I thi ...more
EJ: Much better entry this last time. I agree about blogs. It is extremely difficult to avoid the quick response. I have really tried to make the effort to think through my thoughts before writing an ...more
This very project is just so American. Americans have this obsession with ratings.
I am an American living abroad. Whenever I go home, I am always asked a loaded question. People ask me; “ ...more
I read WCG’s entry about America. Yes indeed it is all those things and more. As an American who lives abroad, I can’t help notice how WCG’s perspective and focus differs from the perspective of Ame ...more
From my side of the world, what I see is a country underpinned by hypocrisy - opportunities for all yet terrible poverty, everyone equal but a desire to keep out certain types. For example, I cannot ...more
I have lived in both Australia and America and I disagree with Annie's theory that money is race based in America. In fact, the opposite is true. Race is less a factor for wealth in America then edu ...more
Karen C (the one at Berkshire), I surely hope that you have invited as many Americans as possible to read this blog. Americans need to know the fruits of their government's policies. Americans like ...more
Yono, your comment was very thoughtful and well researched. However, I believe that the data you present can be misleading because you only look at government aid. When you add aid from private sou ...more
As an American living in Australia, I just can't resist responding.
Yes it is true, Australia is littered with icons of American culture. But before you get too smug about that, ma ...more
Many Australians dislike Americans and the way their culture has invaded our own. I live in Melbourne, a wonderful city of art and culture, once littered with cafes and small coffee shops. These da ...more
Once, many years ago, when I lived in London and there was another in the endless series of Middle East conflicts a communist stopped me in the Tube to encourage me to attend a demonstration agains ...more
Nathan, thank you. Your comments clearly demonstrate, to all the world, the bankruptcy of thought on the American right.
I am no European apologist. It seems to me that the attitude of Europ ...more
Do Americans ever read beyond their newspapers, religious convictions to see what is going on in their country. The changing borders for "security" reasons, Amerodollar and NWO "DUMB"s, unconstitutio ...more
Maybe I was a little hard in my language regarding Europe. However, you misunderstood my comments. My fault I fear. Why hasn’t Europe stood up more to the Bush Administration? There’s lots of ring ...more
If you want to know what I think of America, all you have to do is watch Team America: World Police. In Australia, we don't all keep kangaroos, only zoo's. We do have proper skyscrapers, and a proper ...more
The United States is a majestic nation with a rich history and promising future that remains a beacon of liberty and a moral compass for the rest of the world.
You say that the U.S. Constitution needs to be changed because the Democrats have control of both houses of Congress (Senate + Representatives) while Bush was Presiden ...more
Hey my name's Peter. I live in Melbourne, Australia. I've been thinking a lot about the United States (way too much!) I don't think Americans realize how much American culture is being shoved in ou ...more
The United States Constitution needs to be changed. The fact that George W. Bush is still the President of the United States when the Democrats have control of both houses after the recent mid-term el ...more
It's funny how my favourite country in the world (after Australia) is bordered with my least favourite country in the world!
A country full of overweight opinionated ass*****. Most of you know nothing about anything outside your own dirty backyards. Keep you fat mouths shut for a moment and listen to what the world thinks ...more
The US has become irrelevant.Regardless of cultural cross pollination, the US has become the biggest warmongering nation--inflicting much aggression and pain on innocents the world over. I used to thi ...more
AustriaI hate the us because they value economic wealth over social and community wealth. No one cares about each other Its all about getting rich materialistically and not helping each other out in the comm ...more
When deciding to write on the subject, as a regular visitor of the US coming from Europe, I wondered if I had not better stay anonymous because of immigration procedures and possible problems to expec ...more
BoliviaI LOOOOVVVEEE the U.S....and I´m Bolivian...but I really do. It is the only place in the world where i can be myself, and be happy about it....everywhere else I have to change parts of myself just to ...more
Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe history of the US is full of military interventions, meddling in affairs of other countries, supporting dictatorial regimes and overthrowing democratically elected governments. It is the politics ...more
Rick, I agree 100% with you. Unfortunately, politics and foreign policy are created by that 1%. Unfortunately, US people share its blame. This current 1% that rule was put in the office by votes of U ...more
BrazilI love America most of time. I love the society you build, based on strong institutions, strong law, on freedom and self initiative. I'm a liberal and I believe in the American dream.
I thin ...more
CanadaI am from the UK, now living in Canada for the last 6 years and have visited (my relatives and for vacations) the US many times. It is a mistake to generalise - but I will do it anyway! Most people a ...more
My piece of Americana which I love is going to a state fair in the late summer. Eating a funnel cake or a corn dog, pie eating contests, playing the dunking booth, the petting zoo, or winning a blue r ...more
I hate the United States government and everything it does. It makes me perpetually worried we will destroy the entire world. I cannot say heavily enough, I HATE THE US GOVERNMENT.
I hate the way they have to "help" everyone in the world...they won't be happy until a nuclear war erupts and we ALL (as in every man, woman, and child...of every country, color, age, and religion) ha ...more
Some people percieve the U.S.A. as terribly engocentric. Instead of talking about politics, specifically how your government handles international affairs, I'll pay attention to a little detail that, ...more
As a Canadian, I think many Americans are blind to their dependency upon us and other countries. I don't mind sharing, I just wonder if we're ever going to receive a simple thank you for our efforts. ...more
My feelings about America are split. I'm like the (too many) Americans who hate homosexuality but who really like their friends Bill & Ted. I have lots of individual American friends, and I know in my ...more
I think that the USA has two options. Either they start World War 3, or the country goes into complete isolation. I'm not sure what I would fear more. The American military machine is massive and quit ...more
The very existence of this web forum "Love US Hate US" is very offensive to the American people. We should give them a break and leave them alone. They are genuinely good people and are unfairly scrut ...more
I am a Canadian, who can attest to the corruption of Canadian society by the U.S. I used to see this country that I call home as a place where you can be accepted, where you can be free to be yours ...more
The religion of millions of Americans is the Almighty Dollar; their god is greed; their temple of worship the television monitor sitting in the centre of family affairs, like an idol being adored and ...more
America is everything wrong with the world. You cause a mess, and let everyone else clean it up while you parade in at the last minute under "good intentions"... Take a look at all of our modern issue ...more
ChinaI am surprised at all the positive comments. I am not very fond of American arrogance (invading Iraq without UN sanction, ignoring the Geneva convention on torture, etc.). I also do not like the way a ...more
Americans like to make rules. I like it because good rules, if followed by everyone, make lives so much easier. But I also dislike it because it sometimes make my life so complex, just look at the tax ...more
American mechanics are a loud bunch. They shout over you as if you are deaf. They also can't seem to bring themselves to listen to their customers seriously, as if all customers are just dumb cash mac ...more
ColombiaI love the U.S and its people! I think this country is an example of hardworking and intelligent people. I love the way streets and buildings are designed. I love the respect toward private property. ...more
DjiboutiWhy does everyone one this site use blanket statements? Americans always do this... French never do that....
Almost any blanket statement made can proven false in an instant. Most people all ar ...more
EgyptI personally love the US. I spent the best time of my life there. Americans never fail to impress me with their friendliness and refined manners. I've been around the world and the only country that m ...more
FranceCome on Lisa don't give us that old White House spin that the French didn't join because of "Chirac's nasty oil deals". The US and other western powers were all having oil and weapon deals with Sadam ...more
This is a message to "anon USA" and other American posters. By posting so many comments about your own country you are subverting this site. "Love US-Hate US" is about "what the world thinks of Americ ...more
This web site is about "What the world thinks about America", yet it is packed with US citizens boasting how great and good the USand A are. Is it too much for you to take some criticism ? Ten years a ...more
This is a reply to Lisa. How do you think we felt in France for having to face almost 3 years of relentless and primal French bashing on virtually all American media without being allowed to reply? If ...more
To Kathleen. Your response is just plain stupid and sounds like an excuse a kid would give to justify a bad result in school. Knowledge of other people's culture and languages is absolutely crucial to ...more
To Ted /USA, Watch out Ted, someone might throw you his shoes one day :)
Personally I feel very disappointed with the US. In the Eighties I remember going quite often to NY. The city was at the avant garde of music, modern art and fashion. It was the world center of it, li ...more
Get rid of this incompetent president and all the neocons and creationists surrounding him. Clean up all the mess you made in the Middle East and elsewhere in the world. Close down Guantanamo. Join th ...more
America is the most worthless excuse for a nation on earth. Not because of Iraq or Bush but because their culture and society are worthless. The country should be dissolved into Canada or even Mexico ...more
What's not to love? If we're talking about the US system it is pretty great. I mean the Constitution, the 3 branches, the individual states and localities...all with self correcting checks and balance ...more
Shame, shame, shame for the US to block the negotiations about global warming in Bali. Your country should be leading the fight to save the planet, instead of making it impossible to progress. As you ...more
I have only visited the USA once in 1965. I got a freebie ticket through my sister who worked at KLM. I came straight from Borneo where I had been serving in the army and I had been in the Jungle for ...more
Hello America, since nov 4th elections we love you again as the World has seen that in the US, decent, honest, clever and caring people outnumber morons, creationnists, ignorants and war mongers. Per ...more
To Gregory. It is exactly this attitude "we don't give a damn about what foreigners think about us" that led your country downhill with Bush. It is about time you get out of your own bubble because th ...more
To John Rochester. Hopefully for you a clever black man will clean the mess made by the most stupid white man ever elected to the white house.
America is a bell curve with thick tails at both ends. It has many of the world's premier geniuses and researchers and authors at one end, and at the other, there are lots of people mired in violence, ...more
Interesting article in the New York Times last weekend: "Behind Analysts, the Pentagon’s Hidden Hand". It sheds some light on how the pentagon has manipulated the US media (and the people) over the Ir ...more
GermanyLOVE AMERICA. Imagine any other country with the responsibility of the USA. What if Japan or Germany won WW2? What if China or Russia was calling the shots today? None of these countries would be so f ...more
I think the problem at large here is one no one ever considers, nor will anyone want to consider because doing so would be immoral. WE ARE NOT ALL CREATED EQUAL. We are all endowed with human rights, ...more
USA is Primitive! The USA Plays the World Police! But there is all how a Child, with a big Gun! USA is a Murderer! Many Americans think still in Germany Hitler live and the 3 realm still exists! This ...more
From a colleague in Germany: There are so many contradictions. Look at the degree of obesity and the need to drive everywhere in a car (no cycle path, no public transport. Or the fact that there are p ...more
I have respect for America. How could i hate them? They freed us when my country had its darkest time... I talk about Nazi Germany. Yes, we had war and America was our "enemy", but they had to do so. ...more
I've read a few of the comments and what is lacking in criticism of this country is the distinction between the people and the government. The Bush administration has done considerable damage to the ...more
GuatemalaHi again! This may be a silly question but I am a newbie so hope someone would be able to give me a 'fools' answer to this.
HondurasThe native Americas are the real Americans; the rest are a mix. The country name should be "United States mix" not USA. The real name is just "United States," and "America" is adapted to it and becam ...more
Indiaamerica,no doubt THE BEST COUNTRY TO LIVE IN.i love everything about US including its culture,infrastructure and i've nothing to hate.
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