In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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Since: Feb 11

Grants Pass, OR

#39901 Oct 6, 2012
RHill wrote:
My recollection of the atmosphere post-9/11 was impatience ... we wanted some asses kicked and soon. Bush obliged.
It is the racist bigoted dumphugs like yourself that manage to get this country into one war after another and rather than learn from the mistake (going back not even ten years) Romney is again ready to take this country into a war- willing to sacrifice young lives... except none in his family, of course... since no one in his family has ever served.

Ever.

Most pointedly, his dodging the draft in the 60s and telling that gee he sure wanted to serve... while chilling in France... though he certainly only needed to stop asking for deferments.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39902 Oct 6, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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It is the racist bigoted dumphugs like yourself that manage to get this country into one war after another and rather than learn from the mistake (going back not even ten years) Romney is again ready to take this country into a war- willing to sacrifice young lives... except none in his family, of course... since no one in his family has ever served.
Ever.
Most pointedly, his dodging the draft in the 60s and telling that gee he sure wanted to serve... while chilling in France... though he certainly only needed to stop asking for deferments.
Believe me ... there's no Romney stickers around here. He reminds me of a used car salesman.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39903 Oct 6, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Bad intelligence?
Bush & Cheney created the intelligence. When the CIA told them there wasn't anything there, they hadn't it back to them and insisted there was.
They then shopped the intelligence around Europe and said "hey, all these guys think there's WMDs and connections to Al Qaeda!"
The Bush War was created and timed EXACTLY for the 2004 election. The plan was: quick victory.
SLAM DUNK.
Ring a bell?
The cost of the wars was put on the next administration- and that was after cutting the taxes and after turning a budget surplus into a budget deficit.
Pick up a book, azzwipe. Well- as you have stated: you don't consider education your strongest suite.
Best you just leave, you aren't doing this country any favors by staying.
Well, they certainly had SCUD missiles capable of delivering chemical, nuclear or biological warheads to Israel. You can't tell from satellite photos what kind of warheads are attached so you have to assume the worst. That's just common sense.

I've already left the country 40 or 50 times ... nothing improved. I'd be happy to visit your town thus increasing the average intelligence considerably, if only for a little while. I'm afraid their best hope for long term improvement involves you leaving.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39904 Oct 6, 2012
President Starky wrote:
Atheism is shrinking.
†ruth is that †here just aren't †hat many atheists in America.
Don't feel bad †hough, you're still protected under our Christian system of government and our constitution.
"Stuff's gettin better"
2012
Wow. Somebody else that likes that movie. Too bad it's a godbot.

Since: Feb 11

Grants Pass, OR

#39905 Oct 6, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Believe me ... there's no Romney stickers around here..
I don't believe you.

Lie to me once... shame on you.

Lie to me with every post: shame on me to believe anything you say.

Since: Feb 11

Grants Pass, OR

#39906 Oct 6, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Well, they certainly had SCUD missiles
so what?

Israel has a couple hundred nuclear weapons and won't allow the international community to inspect them- like North Korea, and Israel has already threaten the US it would use them.

Bush (& Cheney) insisted they would find WMDs and they did not.

There were no WMDs.

If they had an ounce of honor, they would have resigned.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39907 Oct 6, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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so what?
Israel has a couple hundred nuclear weapons and won't allow the international community to inspect them- like North Korea, and Israel has already threaten the US it would use them.
Bush (& Cheney) insisted they would find WMDs and they did not.
There were no WMDs.
If they had an ounce of honor, they would have resigned.
Your antisemitism is showing ... again.

Since: Feb 11

Grants Pass, OR

#39908 Oct 6, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Your antisemitism is showing ... again.
Do you know why the USA and the USSR were at DefConIII in 1973?

Since: Feb 11

Grants Pass, OR

#39909 Oct 6, 2012
RHill wrote:
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I've already left the country 40 or 50 times ... nothing improved.
Don't come back.

Since: Feb 11

Grants Pass, OR

#39910 Oct 6, 2012
RHill wrote:
I'd be happy to visit your town thus increasing the average intelligence
As you yourself noted: your lack of education has hurt you some.

It shows.

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#39911 Oct 7, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Your antisemitism is showing ... again.
so saying that israel got nukes and wants to use them on iran is antisemitism ?

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39912 Oct 7, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Do you know why the USA and the USSR were at DefConIII in 1973?
Hmmmmmm ... it was either the Yom Kippur War or the year they released the preliminary script for the movie Wargames.
Henry

Lugau, Germany

#39913 Oct 7, 2012
Mike N wrote:
Of course they are. Because believers are a danger to them. Believers do unspeakable things to those who don't think like them. Its bad enough that some humans are unkind to others but its worse when those humans use dark age mythology to justify it. Hopefully one day religion will cease in this world and people will operate on logic. That alone will change the world for the better.
In the nuclear age we don`t have enough time any more for a change from capitalism to socialism. Sorry that is the truth!

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39914 Oct 7, 2012
Mikko wrote:
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so saying that israel got nukes and wants to use them on iran is antisemitism ?
Barefoot has accused me of antisemitism several times in the past ... turn-a-bout is fair play.

But yeah, statements like that make a small, beleaguered place like Israel seem like a dangerously armed rogue nation, going against international law and conventions in preparation for raining death on it's innocent neighbors. Surely you can detect a hint of anti-something in there.

I certainly would not presume to know if Israel has nuclear weapons, how many nor their intended target. History has shown that the IDF does not need nuclear weapons to kick Arab butt. Their neighbors are far from innocent and possess an irrational hatred for the Jews the intensity of which, few Americans fully appreciate.

Of course, we all know that Barefoot's education, intelligence sources and political acumen put him in a unique position for analyzing and making sweeping statements regarding the international political scene.
Henry

Lugau, Germany

#39915 Oct 7, 2012
Gods shoeshine wrote:
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hitler killed religious people he hated Christians and sent them to the camps
Hitler made deals with the pope. Hitler was a catholic. He never denounced his believe. The pope and the clergery prayed for the victory of the nazis.
Henry

Lugau, Germany

#39916 Oct 7, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I don't have to pretend I was talking about the House of Lords.
I have over a year history addressing the appointment of Lords Spiritual. I have never ever not once said they were members of the House of Commons.
Now we all know you are a habitual liar who takes forever to admit he is wrong, even when I make you look the fool you are.
Ultimately... the QUEEN makes these appointments (those that are not appointed... and these appointments were made ultimately by a monarch) and do correct me if I am wrong, the Queen is the head of the Church of England.
The Queen is one of the richest one at least in England.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39917 Oct 7, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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As you yourself noted: your lack of education has hurt you some.
It shows.
It is clear that whatever your education level, it has somehow left you stunted and bitter.
Henry

Lugau, Germany

#39918 Oct 7, 2012
Lil Ticked wrote:
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Obama and Romney are the same.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =zUAeB4FoxXwXX
Surely, Obama and Romney has the same "Lords"! The super rich one dirigate USA, no other ones. The murder of JFK and many other American presidents who did not dance after the pipe of the super rich got murdered. American elections are nothing else except a big fake for most of the American voters.
Henry

Lugau, Germany

#39919 Oct 7, 2012
Gods shoeshine wrote:
Ww2 is an embarrassing period for America we put japs in concentration camps and after the war was over starved around 2 million pow's to death under orders of Gen Ike
Don`t forget Hiroshima and Nagasaki! This were the biggest war crimes for the US!

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39920 Oct 7, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Don't come back.
Now that's just plain mean. I'm a veteran, a father and a (long-time) tax payer. Which of these things cause you to hate me so? Were you drummed out of the military? Been rejected by all potential mates? Perhaps you are a recipient, rather than a contributor to the public trough. It does serve to illustrate how quickly and willingly you depart reasonable discourse. I pity you.

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