In America, atheists are still in the closet

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Since: Aug 12

Dickson, TN

#39618 Oct 3, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
History of the Document
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948, was the result of the experience of the Second World War. With the end of that war, and the creation of the United Nations, the international community vowed never again to allow atrocities like those of that conflict happen again. World leaders decided to complement the UN Charter with a road map to guarantee the rights of every individual everywhere. The document they considered, and which would later become the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, was taken up at the first session of the General Assembly in 1946. The Assembly reviewed this draft Declaration on Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms and transmitted it to the Economic and Social Council "for reference to the Commission on Human Rights for consideration ... in its preparation of an international bill of rights." The Commission, at its first session early in 1947, authorized its members to formulate what it termed "a preliminary draft International Bill of Human Rights". Later the work was taken over by a formal drafting committee, consisting of members of the Commission from eight States, selected with due regard for geographical distribution.


In 1950, on the second anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, students at the UN International Nursery School in New York viewed a poster of the historic document. After adopting it on December 10, 1948, the UN General Assembly had called upon all Member States to publicize the text of the Declaration and "to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories." (UN Photo)
The Commission on Human Rights was made up of 18 members from various political, cultural and religious backgrounds. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of American President Franklin D. Roosevelt, chaired the UDHR drafting committee. With her were René Cassin of France, who composed the first draft of the Declaration, the Committee Rapporteur Charles Malik of Lebanon, Vice-Chairman Peng Chung Chang of China, and John Humphrey of Canada, Director of the UN’s Human Rights Division, who prepared the Declaration’s blueprint. But Mrs. Roosevelt was recognized as the driving force for the Declaration’s adoption.

"If you don't think a large piece of the US constitution went into the design , your judgement is beyond repair."

http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/history.s...
the UN has nothing to do with our republics original laws or Japan in ww2 it's off subject but u keep having longer And longer rants about how much u love the UN . I don't care .it has nothing to do with anything Anyone else is saying

Since: Jul 09

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#39619 Oct 3, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> Supposing it was? Then they fell for it...weak minds fall for the traps designed for them.
you know as do we that the religious have weak minds.

the film maker should experience consequences for the instigation.

Since: Jul 09

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#39620 Oct 3, 2012
ToManyLaws wrote:
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Oh how jesus must love and respect you......NOT!!!!!!!!!!
Funny how the biggest sinners in the world are the ones who call themself the best christians.....
it is those of low intellect that are sure, blind belief renders themselves special to the deity.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#39621 Oct 3, 2012
karl44 wrote:
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you know as do we that the religious have weak minds.
the film maker should experience consequences for the instigation.
Hey Karl.

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

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#39622 Oct 3, 2012
karl44 wrote:
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you know as do we that the religious have weak minds.
the film maker should experience consequences for the instigation.

That's a weak as saying the porno film maker is guilty of arousing a rapist to act in his crime.

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

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#39623 Oct 3, 2012
Gods shoeshine wrote:
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the UN has nothing to do with our republics original laws or Japan in ww2 it's off subject but u keep having longer And longer rants about how much u love the UN . I don't care .it has nothing to do with anything Anyone else is saying
I,m sorry but it had everything to do with these two statements.

"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 "

"we can sanction other nations starving them if we feel they will put do us without expecting trouble? Are we poppa America ?"

In which the first is false, and the second wrong.

Since: May 10

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#39625 Oct 3, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Mormon Mitt got his Joseph Smith lovin @ss handed to him! Could he be any more boring? People were falling asleep when he spoke.
Romney won the debate and it was not close.

Even Bill Mahr agrees.

You are an idiot.

Obama just tried to repeat campaign speech lines. Mitt shoved them up his muslim ass.

Since: May 10

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#39626 Oct 3, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> Violence is created by those who want violence , no filmmaker creates violence, they create films .
The film does not make people mad, people make themselves mad.
Some do not need a reason to be mad, the truth is if you are not in control of your actions then wth is?
People can say you made me mad, but the truth is.
We make ourselves mad no one else can control you like that, unless you have a very weak mind that is.
The attacks were not about the film at all.

They were about the killing of Bin Laden, and Obama's people spiking the football on it over and over.

The film was an excuse hatched by Obama and his band of ass-sucks designed to lie their way out of their failed foreign policy and their failure to provide security after it was requested.

It works on some dumbasses on Topix.

Since: May 10

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#39627 Oct 3, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The entire purpose of the "film" was to incite violence.
Period.
It was not an art film.
The film didn't incite anything.

It was another Obama lie.

It sounds better than saying no, we have not defeated the terrorists, and the embassy requested extra security, we turned them down, now they are dead.

Only an idiot believes it. That includes you, of course.

Since: May 10

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#39628 Oct 3, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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If you are a child who is sick and your mother is trying to decide if she should take you to the emergency room or not because she can't afford a doctor... not so much.
The emergency room is required to treat her whether she has money or not.

It's the law.

You're confused again.

Since: Mar 11

United States

#39629 Oct 3, 2012
Be sure to vote Ron Paul in the general election even if you have to write in.
Gods shoeshine wrote:
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don't blame me I voled for Paul .
Why has no one made the story of that loon and hack public F a movie about Islam we need a movie about the lds

Since: May 10

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#39630 Oct 3, 2012
ToManyLaws wrote:
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RAELLY???????? So W Bush having his brother Jeb use Florida courts to cheat wasnt treason???
The Florida court ruled against Bush.

You really need to do some reading - other than democrat comic book ads.

Since: May 10

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#39631 Oct 3, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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When you get elected Queen of the United States, you get to dismiss SCOTUS and say constitutional laws are unconstitutional, Fatty.
No, I don't have to be queen. I can say a law is unconstitutional now if it violates the Constitution.

See? I just did.

Why do you want to be a slave? If you didn't hate America like you do, you would want us to be our own rulers - not slaves to courts.

A free country doesn't need scum like you. Pack a bag, Moron.

Since: Mar 11

United States

#39632 Oct 3, 2012
Fox News poll has Obama winning by 61% if voters.

Don't you ever get tired if wing proven factually wrong fatass?
Buck Crick wrote:
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Romney won the debate and it was not close.
Even Bill Mahr agrees.
You are an idiot.
Obama just tried to repeat campaign speech lines. Mitt shoved them up his muslim ass.

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#39633 Oct 3, 2012
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#39634 Oct 3, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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Romney won the debate and it was not close.
Even Bill Mahr agrees.
You are an idiot.
Obama just tried to repeat campaign speech lines. Mitt shoved them up his muslim ass.
Thats What Im Reading Online This AM.....Couldnt Watch It, But Will Watch The Updates This Morn. Take A Mans Prompter Away And Empty Chair It Is.
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#39635 Oct 3, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Fox News poll has Obama winning by 61% if voters.
Don't you ever get tired if wing proven factually wrong fatass?
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Polls Show a Strong Debate for Romney
NY Times- A CNN poll of debate-watchers found Mr. Romney very clearly ahead, with 67 percent of registered voters saying he won the debate, against just 25 percent for President Obama.
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#39636 Oct 4, 2012
Oh Yeah......Going To Be A Good Day.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#39637 Oct 4, 2012
Gods shoeshine wrote:
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yes democracy two wolfs and a sheep voting on dinner. We are a republic look it up before calling me the idiot
Please quote where you saw me calling you an idiot

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#39639 Oct 4, 2012
Ah.

A good debate, Double Fine must admit.

Double Fine really has nothing against Romney. He *is* a fine capitalist and a good guv'nor.
He just has a nasty habit of saying something stupid at the spur of the moment (Double Fine calls this foot-in-mouth-disease). Although it can sometimes be a bit offensive (not to mention amusing), this does not mean that he will be a terrible president.

To be fair, the campaigning was turning ugly and Double Fine was glad to see none of that where-are-your-birth-certifica tes-oh-no-you-first-where-are- your-tax-statements.

None of that, no strawmen, no talking to chairs... Good, says Doube Fine.
The economic question is a simple one, but the answer is not. Will economic policy, even in a country as powerful as the US, be able to weather the storm that is the global economy?

To be honest, Double Fine does not think so. This is a storm that will rage for a few more years, no matter what anyone does.

Double Fine would like to see the following issues tackled in the upcoming debates:

- Gay marriage
- Education

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