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"America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people."  (Gloria Steinem)

"America may be the best country in the world, but that's kind of like being the valedictorian of summer school."  (Dennis Miller)

"America may be unique in being a country which has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization."  (John O'Hara)

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter, and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."  (Abraham Lincoln, 1809-65)

"America's 'holiday from history' was a fake: America's peace was bought by the catastrophes going on elsewhere. Therein resides the true lesson of the bombings: the only way to ensure that it will not happen 'here' again is to prevent it going on 'anywhere else.'"  (Slavoj Zizek, on 9/11/01, from Welcome to the Desert of the Real)

"America's one of the finest countries anyone ever stole."  (Bobcat Goldthwaite)

"Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them."  (George Bernard Shaw)

"Americans care more for the lives of their pets than they do for the lives of the Palestianians."  (Anonymous)

"Americans have no past, so they buy the pasts of others."  (Jean-Luc Godard, from Éloge de l'amour)

"Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn't give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war."  (General George Patton)

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