Let's Talk United States

1864 Sand Creek massacre, 1919 Elaine Arkansas massacre, 1921 Tulsa massacre, Colfax massacre, Wounded knee massacre, Genocide of California's Native Americans, Massacre of heroic Attica prisoners, Guantanamo torture chamber, Conquest of Hawaii, Vietnam War, Invasion of Libya, Invasion of Iraq, Invasion of Afghanistan, Invasion of Panama, Invasion of the Dominican Republic, Bombing of Cambodia, Palmer Raids, Operation Wetback, 1973 CIA coup in Chile, 2009 military coup in Honduras, 1899 conquest of the Philippines, 1988 shoot down of Iranian passenger flight, Edward Snowden, Julian Assange.

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  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Dec 3, 2020 - 8:32pm

Lmao stfu. Everyone from a third world shthole wants to come here.

Dec 3, 2020 - 9:55pm

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  • Intern in IB-M&A
Dec 3, 2020 - 9:25pm

Watch all the white dudes that hate diversity programs comment on this. All the dog whistling and racism on this site is a good representation of the finance industry

  • Prospect in AM - Equities
Dec 3, 2020 - 9:48pm

Everything OP listed just shows how badass we are

  • Analyst 2 in RE - Comm
Dec 3, 2020 - 10:50pm

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2015 bombing of Doctors Without Boarders in Afghanistan, US army raping Japanese women, US army raping under-age kids in Iraq, Invasion of Haiti, Invasion of Bolivia, Invasion of Honduras, Cuba Bay of Pigs invasion, Bombing of Yugoslavia, Illegal use of bio weapon in Vietnam, Injecting syphilis into Guatemala men, Nuclear tests 67 times in Marshall Islands without consent from its government and people, Sanctioning ICC investigators and their families.

Andrew Jackson's 1830 Indian Removal Act that literally inspired Adolf Hitler

  • Associate 1 in IB-M&A
Dec 3, 2020 - 11:45pm

Haha yes, everywhere else is tryna be like the US: thousands of homeless people in every single city, mass shooting every day, kids can't go to school without being scared of being shot, violent riots every year, can't figure out how to treat women and minorities, can't figure out how to deal with wild fires, can't figure out how to deal with opioids, thousands dying from COVID every single day, have the most fat people on the planet, broken healthcare system, f'ed up bureaucracy. Only country in the world yes.

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Dec 3, 2020 - 11:45pm

And yet... we are still the first choice destination for every immigrant across the globe.

  • Analyst 1 in PE - Growth
Dec 3, 2020 - 11:34pm

Trump is the president- there's not much left to talk here we're already fucked. There's a 1000% chance that Mr. Clown is selling National secrets to his daddy Putin

  • Analyst 2 in IB-M&A
Dec 3, 2020 - 11:45pm

Oh I actually fucking wish Trump collaborated with Putin. We would have pummeled ISIS to shit much quicker, brought Turkey to heel (and restored Constantinople), purged the CIA of Israeli intelligence, left Saudi Arabia out to dry (Iran is the more reasonable Islamic theocracy), dumped that mafia state called Ukraine, put the breaks on globalization, and most importantly, reduced the threat of global nuclear war.

Russia builds churches and aggressively combats drug use and alcoholism. America celebrates sexual predators and laughs as its working class is decimated by opioids. 

Dec 3, 2020 - 11:45pm

No single person, a group, or a country is truly good or bad. They are complex because they are all trying to survive and thrive. Sometimes horrible things happen and sometimes good things happen. 

You SHOULD look at both the good and the bad and assess what's going well and what's going poorly.
Focus on all the negative stuff and it makes the US look horrible. Focus on all the good stuffs, and the US looks like a paradise. Neither is true.

Also fuck Disney for pushing this idea of good vs evil since we were kids. The world doesn't work like that.

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