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How is United States Considered a free country?

I'm 16 and i'm just wondering, we pay a lot just on taxes, we have to pay a lot for mortgage, absolutely NOTHING is free, we have to pay for everything how is USA considered a free country? This list just keeps on going Of course i knew about freedom of speech and all that schools teaches that to us in like 4th grade

Asked By: - 1/7/2012
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us is considered a "free country" by whom? great majority of migrants go there not because of non-existing "freedoms" but economical chances! and that is all... More
Answered By: bulldoost - 1/7/2012
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its not.
Answered By: Mr. ipod - 1/7/2012
 
Compare it to North Korea and quit whining.
Answered By: Samuel (James) - 1/7/2012
 
It's not free in the sense of money.
Answered By: Superguy1221 - 1/7/2012
 
Free does not just mean "without cost". It also refers to freedom of choice, freedom of religion, freedom to kill each other with all the guns you can carry. But of course you already knew that.
Answered By: Randy B - 1/7/2012
 
When they say "free", they don't mean money-wise. What they mean is you have many more rights compared to other countries. Which is complete bullshit. The only people that have all the rights are white, catholic, homophobic, racists.
Answered By: Emin - 1/7/2012
 
I think you mean free country as in we don't/shouldn't pay for things. By free, they mean we can choose to have as many children as we want without fear of being forced to abort them. They mean women are allowed to drive and leave the house without having to be accompanied by a male. Every citizen is entitled to a fair... More
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Answered By: Victoria - 1/7/2012
 
it isnt. it occupies native lands, while the rightful inhabitants (what very few survived the holocaust of the americas)are in concentration camps
Answered By: Joe Cree - 1/7/2012
 
I think that "free" is refering to freedom of speech,religion,party afiliation, and political ideologies. Free basically just refers to the fact that it is illegale to be persecuted for your beliefs as long as you act within the law. In other countries you can persecuted even by the government when your views dont... More
Answered By: Chip - 1/7/2012
 
Freedom has nothing to do with the cost of your house. Yes, we pay a lot in taxes, but that's the only part of your question that has anything to really do with freedom... More
Answered By: Dan - 1/7/2012
 
You have free speech and are free to believe in what ever religion you wish. There are other similar privileges not afforded to citizens of other countries. A nation does not provide everything for free anywhere. Free country is a tern referring to freedom, not free stuff.
Answered By: Ollicopter - 1/7/2012
 
The fact that the U.S.A. is (currently) a free country has nothing to do with finances. Read the Declaration of Independence Read the Constitution Then, you might understand.
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Answered By: Chronos - 1/7/2012
 
I think for a sixteen year old your question is tops. So here you are... More
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Answered By: Frederick - 1/7/2012
 
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