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America The Victimized:When did the U.S. become natipon of whiners?


The United States is a country filled with complaints. Every day, the rhetoric of crisis, anger and resentment stokes the blast furnaces of talk radio, political television and Internet blogs.

The economy stinks; China is overtaking the United States; the best jobs have gone overseas; living standards are declining; schools are substandard; America is in danger of losing its work ethic, productivity edge, spirit for innovation.

Overwhelming feelings of victimization and a growing sense of entitlement have crept into the American culture. So has the United States been reduced to a nation of whiners?

“The old attitude of self-reliant independence has died. It is not simply that the world has changed, but that Americans have,” said Harold Jones, a management professor at Dalton State College in Georgia, who wrote the book Personal Characte

Added: Oct-10-2010 Occurred On: Oct-10-2010
By: CoolQcumber
Tags: U.S.A., Nation, Whiners, Politics, Talk_Radio, Spirit, Productivity, Innovative, Independent
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