In America, atheists are still in the closet

Apr 11, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Spiked

So do many other interest and identity groups. Complaint is our political lingua franca: it's what Occupiers, Tea Partiers, Wall Street titans, religious and irreligious people share.

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“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#39768 Oct 5, 2012
Hi Christine

If I can maybe add this sentence to you post:

Just because we MAY say something, does not mean that we SHOULD.

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#39771 Oct 5, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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Wow funny.
Tell us, if you were ever to speak in front of kids, what advice would you give them, not to turn out like you?
To question you when you tell them the earth is round.

A nine-year old making a fool of you would be a great confidence builder.

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#39772 Oct 5, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Of course it’s fair, you only see it as unfair because of your personal view and I am not trying to justify censorship in any way, I am saying that we all have a responsibility for what we do. With freedom comes responsibility, freedom does not give you the right to crap on someone else’s doorstep. Freedom allowed US b(w)ankers to screw the world and cause global recession, was it a responsible or moral action?
When a known coptic christian muslim hater produces a film that is deliberately designed to incite hatred then that coptic christian muslim hater is responsible not only to himself but to every other human being that his film effects. He made the film using underhanded methods, he knew the consequences of publicly releasing such a film. Perhaps the consequences far outreached his expectations but that does not shift the responsibility.
What gives you the impression the Muslims are more aggressive than Christians? The majority of Muslims, like the majority of everyone else are peace loving people, however there are fundamentalists and radicals in every faith and the media knows it’s audience well.. I cannot ever recall seeing headlines citing a murderer as christian – the Christian James Holmes or Christian Anders Behring Breivik, ever remember seeing Christian Radovan Karadzic, the Christian Ratko Mladic Or the Christian IRA?. What about the Christian Adolf Hitler, his faith is even denied my many christians just as Bin Ladens faith is questioned by many Muslims. How about the christian raised and educated Pol Pot. However every time there is an al’qaeda atrocity the word Muslim is plastered throughout the article. To the extent that al’qaeda is associated more with the Muslim than with terrorism. Whenever the forces in Afganistan see action against the Taliban the press highlight the Muslim connection.
It’s propaganda created to make the public associate the word Muslim with terror and you are being suckered into hatred.
I do not slander any christianity’s martyr, I speak against the babble but is stating facts about mythology a slander? There is no evidence that third bit of a mythical god existed in the form worshipped and there is copious evidence to say that the man now know as jesus was a terrorist murderer who was crucified for his crimes. However if you want to accept documented facts as slander that is your prerogative.
Yes you can tell the world to STFU, and look where it got you, among other things world recession and one dead ambassador, that’s where it got you. There are several people culpable for that death but only one is responsible. However I agree the whole thing is ridiculous but obviously not for the same reasons as you.
I agree with you here, yes those morons are murderers but that does not excuse the publication of a film deliberately produced to raise a reaction. As civilised human beings we ought to be above such pettiness, unfortunately not all of us are.
The world already associates the word 'muslim' with terror.

At least the smart ones.

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#39773 Oct 5, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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No one changed their vote, Fatty.
Do give me a jingle when you find ten million votes.
So, not one person changed their vote?

You know this how?

The focus groups watching the debate, then voting, contradict you.

Guess they forgot to consult you.

Of the hundreds of posts you have made, you are yet to get one single conclusion right.

Not a single one.

And I resent you being a draft dodger.

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#39774 Oct 5, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Romney had FIVE deferment and hid in France during the war, Fatty.
Five.
Take your statins, Fatty.
Use of deferments is not draft-dodging.

Your statement is a lie and a slur born of pure liberal partisanship, which is why you have no credibility. If you were smart enough to muster legitimate criticism of Romney, you would not have to use the lies. But no, you are a dumbass.

You are also a yellow-bellied draft dodger.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#39775 Oct 5, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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To question you when you tell them the earth is round.
A nine-year old making a fool of you would be a great confidence builder.
Uhuh.

Any other tips?

I sure you can give a lot of tips on how to avoid becoming a washout

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Long Beach, CA

#39776 Oct 5, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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Uhuh.
Any other tips?
I sure you can give a lot of tips on how to avoid becoming a washout
Buck will no longer reply to my posts.

I feel rejected. So what can I do?

I guess be off to the gym.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#39777 Oct 5, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
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Buck will no longer reply to my posts.
No big loss, says I
Catcher1 wrote:
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I feel rejected. So what can I do?
Admit that Ronaldo is better than Messi and it all will change
Catcher1 wrote:
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I guess be off to the gym.
Or that, yes.

El Classico!!

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#39778 Oct 5, 2012
Lil Ticked wrote:
"Obama threatens Iran in UN speech "
Draft dodger Romney has called for a preemptive war with Iran.

You can't seriously compare Romney's position with Obama's?

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#39779 Oct 5, 2012
wolverine wrote:
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Nielsen: 67M Viewers for First Presidential Debate
Number of votes changed: Zero.

Today's news: unemployment drops to 7.8 percent.

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#39780 Oct 5, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Right dumbo, you have a problem with disability that’s fine,
I Have A Problem WiTh a DisaBility, Squankue?

YoU haVe A DisAbilitY that makes you bluRt out liEs wHen you toUch plasTic?

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#39781 Oct 5, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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To question you when you tell them the earth is round.
A nine-year old making a fool of you would be a great confidence builder.
Poor Buck forgets he insisted "round" did not cover three dimensional objects and wants a second shot at it.

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#39782 Oct 5, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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The world already associates the word 'muslim' with terror.
At least the smart ones.
The smart ones know how to read and know when it comes to the bodies, the stack behind the *c*hristians is much larger than all the other religions combined.

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#39783 Oct 5, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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The focus groups watching the debate, then voting, contradict you.
Guess they forgot to consult you.
I guess you have no proof to contradict what I actually said.

RCP Average 9/25 - 10/4 ---- 49.1 46.0 Obama +3.1
Rasmussen Tracking 10/2 - 10/4 1500 LV 3.0 49 47 Obama +2
Gallup Tracking 9/27 - 10/3 3050 RV 2.0 49 45 Obama +4
CNN/Opinion Research 9/28 - 9/30 783 LV 3.5 50 47 Obama +3
National Journal 9/27 - 9/30 789 LV 4.2 47 47 Tie
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 9/26 - 9/30 832 LV 3.4 49 46 Obama +3
NPR 9/26 - 9/30 800 LV 4.0 51 44 Obama +7
ABC News/Wash Post 9/26 - 9/29 813 LV 4.0 49 47 Obama +2
Quinnipiac 9/25 - 9/30 1912 LV 2.2 49 45 Obama +4

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#39784 Oct 5, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
Of the hundreds of posts you have made, you are yet to get one single conclusion right.
You mean like when I insisted that "round" covered three d objects?

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#39785 Oct 5, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
And I resent you being a draft dodger.
And in the same way: I resent you being a child molester.

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#39786 Oct 5, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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Use of deferments is not draft-dodging.
Use of FIVE deferments that were procured with political connections after demonstrating for the war and for the draft is.

And those of us who have served put Romney's draft dodging in a class of his own.

I understand why you don't understand.

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#39787 Oct 5, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
Your statement is a lie and a slur born of pure liberal partisanship,
Romney protested for the Vietnam war and supported the draft.

Pictures posted; proved.

Romney then got a string of deferments. Fact. Posted. Proved.

These deferments- he (like all Mormons) was a "minister" and he got with the help of his father: his father, the governor. Like his father and his grandfather and like his five sons: not a one has served.

And like many on the right wing, tea bagger Romney (as someone who is now 65) says he was "frustrated" as he recalls being in France... not having the 'opportunity' to serve.....COUGH COUGH COUGH though of course he had to ask for these deferments and if he could carry and demonstrate for the war, he could have walked down to the recruiter's office and signed up or at least not taken the deferments and risked getting drafted like everyone else of age during the war.

Romney is the quintessential draft dodger, more so, even, than Rush Pimple Limpballs.

“It's all about the struggle”

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#39788 Oct 5, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The Bush War cost 125,000 Iranian lives.
Bill Clinton and his U.N, Ambassador didn't have a problem with putting a price on human lives.



Madeline was rewarded with the position of Secretary of State after that.

For every rotten deed a Republican president has done I can also cite one done by a Democrat. Get over it.

“It's all about the struggle”

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#39789 Oct 5, 2012
Lil Ticked wrote:
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You may be right on that but..
"Obama threatens Iran in UN speech "
http://rt.com/usa/news/obama-iran-president-u...
“That is why a coalition of countries is holding the Iranian government accountable. And that is why the United States will do what we must to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon,” the president added.
Even though Obama said that he believes in peaceful resolution of the Iranian nuclear crisis, he also underscored that the time is not "unlimited." And if diplomacy doesn't succeed, the US “will do what we must to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon." The Nobel Peace Prize laureate didn't say the word "war" but his intentions — and the urging from Israel — are all too apparent.
The U.N. is a synonym for shytstirrers.

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