25 Reasons America Kicks Ass

Happy Birthday U.S.A.!… much love, virgin mobile live

1. We’ve Only Had Two Kings

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and they were awesome

2. We Have The Best T-Shirts

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it’s like how I feel… in t-shirt form

3. We’re Understated

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so we stand out

4. But We Know How To Go Big

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even when we shouldn’t

5. Really Big

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especially when we should

6. We Start Everything

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we birthed the blues, baby

7. And Finish Strong

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we won the cold war (and beat Drago)

8. We Have The Best Rappers

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have you heard rap from other countries? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJIYwXoCDls

9. And The Coolest Boss

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BRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCCEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

10. We Deep Fry Whatever You Got

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our tagline should be, “F@#ck Your Arteries”

11. We Play Our Own Game

Jamie Williams / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / flickr.com/jamie-williams-photo/1468456238/in/photolist-bkyc-j7zBdz-j7zfwK-3eLdT1-8Vkrfg-5o1zBc-5o5Tad-39syS9-dubnpj-am7F3K-5o5PPy-5o5PsS-j7zRvk-ik38xz-j7D7EJ-fJ7fv7-39sG4U-pgQ9Vq-pgQsL3-j7AFHU-ijy

Sundays in the U. S. of A.

12. And We’re Pretty Good At Theirs

Jarrett Campbell / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/wjarrettc/126630188/in/photolist-cc1K7-nD64Sh-nD6UXF-nVueVh-c8Uo8-cc2MK-nD63Ny-nD6kqd-nVzwJt-nVufG7-nVhniz-nVzwPD-nVhnp6-nD6VMr-nD64p3-nVzvFM-nD6VZR-nD5VY2-nD64V3-nXmV5n

World Cup 2014, Called it

13. We Still Believe In Heroes

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keep up the good work guys

14. And Still Make Them

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our armed services are a classy bunch that kicks ass all over the world

15. And After All This Time, We Still Rock

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it’s Van Halen, not Van Hagar

16. Still Know How To Party

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from Bourbon Street to Main Street, the U.S.A. knows how to cut loose

17. Still Got Muscle

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Detroit still makes a mean machine

18. Still Looking Good

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salute the flag, boys

19. Still Have The Best Ideas

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genius

20. Like, Really Really Good Ideas

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not bad too

21. And Freedom

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22. Freedom

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23. FREEDOM

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24. FREEDOM!

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25. FREEEEDDDDDOOOOMMMM!!!!!

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