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Old 05-13-2017, 03:08 AM
 
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Hum....Italy Spain Germany ?
Nah! Germany - Austria, Spain - Portugal, Italy - France.
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Old 05-13-2017, 04:14 AM
 
Location: Finland
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I would say France is Germany's best friend. You know "only France is worthy of Germany, only Germany is worthy of France". But then, Italy is also France's best friend.
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Old 05-13-2017, 04:16 AM
 
Location: Finland
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As far as Canada, I don't think we have a "best friend" but rather a lot of good ones. Canada is kind of weird.............we want to be everybody's best friend but nobody's lover.

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Old 05-13-2017, 07:10 AM
 
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Passports are a form of legal identification in the US but you are also correct that it is another (downgraded) form of passport. Official ID cards and driver licenses are under state jurisdiction.


I thought that the American constitution precludes the use of a national identity carda.

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Old 05-13-2017, 07:16 AM
 
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No. What I found surprising was that there was mention of BFF relationships between countries with quite different cultures.


The enemy of your worst enemy is your best friend.
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Old 05-13-2017, 07:27 AM
 
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I don't happen to know any Mexicans, so I sought information online.

One Mexican commented in his blog that Mexicans have a love/hate relationship with the United States. So I used "love/hate" to search online, and came across similar comments, that Mexico has an ambivalent, love/hate thing towards the United States.


Malinche's syndrome, after Cortez's lover. According to such a syndrome, Mexicans always love their worst enemy.

There's always a love-hate relationship btw neighbours.

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Old 05-13-2017, 07:40 AM
 
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There are no BFF, as such things change. BFF in Europe can be measured in Eurovision.
For example, Ukraine won't vote Russia.
Spain's best friend are France, Italy, Portugal......and worst is US.
As in the US, 99 percent of the media hates republicans..so people are saturated.

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Old 05-13-2017, 09:00 AM
 
Location: Hong Kong / Vienna
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Nah! Germany - Austria, Spain - Portugal, Italy - France.
Lol.
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Old 05-13-2017, 09:02 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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The US is an independent country thanks to France, as a country we never fought a (real) war with France, we bought about one-third of our territory from France, and France gave us the Statue of Liberty, we came to the aid of France in WW-I and helped liberate France in WW-II. We like French Fries and attribute unusual, exotic or sexy stuff to France.
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Old 05-13-2017, 12:55 PM
 
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The US is too narcissistic to have BFFs. The US loves itself and only itself.
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