Stolen Valor Act of 2013Slander in the USA is an untrue defamatory statement that is spoken orally. Libel is an untrue defamatory statement that is made in writing. If there is intent to create true harm to a person's reputation, both are and should be illegal.
Simple insults should not be punishable.
Now in the scenario you describe, insulting your neighbor all day, every time you see him, etc., would be harassment which can be illegal here in the USA, depending on intent. That was not what I was talking about.
Just curious, you took offense at me jokingly calling you a "mong" yesterday, yet today you say I should not have voting rights etc because (I) clearly need therapy and psychological help. Do you see the irony and hypocrisy here?
Pub.L. 113–12; H.R. 258) is a United States federal law that was passed by the 113th United States Congress. The law amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for a person to claim they have served in the military, embellish their rank or fraudulently claim having received a valor award specified in the Act, with the intention of obtaining money, property, or other tangible benefit by convincing another that he or she received the award.