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In America, atheists are still in the closet

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“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#44009 Nov 29, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The only time I "admit" something is when you invent something I didn't say.
Funny how that is.
I voted for president- like most Americans in this forum- in the last month.
When did you get to vote for PM?
Funny that, you just admitted it and you deny admitting it –

You did not get the option of who of the two candidates would be president

I voted in 2010 at the time of the G E N E R A L - E L E C T I O N
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I can tell when you start frothing at the mouth: your spelling takes a turn for the worst.
The US is a democracy. Take a deep breath.
The vein in your forehead is throbbing.
The US is an *indirect* democracy, as are *all* countries that are democracies in the world today.
Take a deep breath.
For a country to be a direct democracy, all its citizens would have to meet in the same place and vote on everything.
Clam blue ocean, Chubby.... breath out slowly...
No you cant, you are deluding yourself – again

Wrong – read the constitution

Ahh – indirect – now you are moving the goalposts again
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Look it up in the word book.
Maybe you can run over to the flat next door and borrow theirs.
No need – it means not directly
barefoot2626 wrote:
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oH, Skanque, You don't even understand what the K in United Kingdom stands for...
Not only do I understand what our Constitution means, I, a citizen, get to say I HAVE a constitution.
And you don't, subject...
Breath in let it out... calm blue ocean...
More butt face guesswork and lies – well done
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Calm blue ocean... she's going over the edge... mind your statins, Chubby...
Project much?
barefoot2626 wrote:
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He/she isn't always, as I pointed out and proved, and I'm not the one pretending that the subjects of the UK are in a democracy and can control the government because they get to vote for ONE house of a Parliament that can be dissolved by the MONARCH.
And I have pointed out the PM - first thing- swears an alligience to...
Three guesses!
Yes and?

Since: Feb 11

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#44010 Nov 29, 2012
straa wrote:
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In Britain we vote for our prime minister every four years,
You don't.

I'm going to start skipping past the first obvious mistake.

A) Not four years
B) You never vote for PM

Since: Feb 11

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#44011 Nov 29, 2012
straa wrote:
It must hurt you to know that the UK is considered by everyone yo be more democratic,
Oh, Packy, I consider the source and know you don't know what in the hell you are talking about.

Since: Feb 11

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#44012 Nov 29, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Funny that, you just admitted it and you deny admitting it –
I voted for POTUS three weeks ago.

Tell us: when did you vote for PM?

Tell us: what does the K in UK stand for?

Since: Feb 11

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#44013 Nov 29, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
I voted in 2010 at the time of the G E N E R A L - E L E C T I O N
You did not vote for PM, spoogebreath.

You do rememember the office of PM is appointed?

Since: Feb 11

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#44014 Nov 29, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
Wrong – read the constitution
The US has a Constitution.

The UK doesn't.

What part of the US constitution has you confused, Skanque?

The part that explains how I get to vote for POTUS?
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#44015 Nov 29, 2012
I don't think most christians are christards but that Barfy definitely is one!
ChristineM wrote:
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I get the strongest feeling that barfy butt face is a chrisitian of the typical kind
His posts, although carefully not christian in the goddidt it all 6016 years ago last week vain are so typically christian, the incredulity that someone can consider something different to him, that someone can think, unlike him. The stubbornness in the face of factual evidence is typical of so many creationist crustards. And of course the propensity to repeat over and over and over and over the same thing again and again and again and…
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#44016 Nov 29, 2012
For several years, you massive nonce.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Today?
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#44017 Nov 29, 2012
People with Downs Syndrome laugh all day.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Don't worry about me, Chubby, as they say over here: laughter is the best medicine and you keep me in stitches!
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#44018 Nov 29, 2012
'kin' brilliant!
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Tell us: what does the K stand for in UK?

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#44019 Nov 29, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
No need – it means not directly
It does not mean we don't vote, SCrotumLicker.

You understand now?

US citizens vote for POTUS indirectly.
UK subjects: do not get any vote for head of state at all ever.

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#44020 Nov 29, 2012
Thinking wrote:
People with Downs Syndrome laugh all day.
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They don't.

What else do you not know, fraud?
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#44021 Nov 29, 2012
Proof?
barefoot2626 wrote:
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They don't.

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#44022 Nov 29, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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democracy
&#8194;
de·moc·ra·cy
[dih-mok-ruh-see] Show IPA
noun, plural de·moc·ra·cies.
1.
government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
2.
a state having such a form of government: The United States and Canada are democracies.
3.
a state of society characterized by formal equality of rights and privileges.
4.
political or social equality; democratic spirit.
5.
the common people of a community as distinguished from any privileged class; the common people with respect to their political power.
All public power in Sweden derives from the people

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#44023 Nov 29, 2012
Mikko wrote:
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All public power in Sweden derives from the people
Official name of Sweden: the Kingdom of Sweden.
Anonymous

UK

#44024 Nov 29, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You don't.
I'm going to start skipping past the first obvious mistake.
A) Not four years
B) You never vote for PM
I've been able to vote in the last two elections for our prime minister, which I did
Anonymous

UK

#44025 Nov 29, 2012
The American president is APPOINTED, the British prime minister is elected, i don't consider America to be a real democracy like Britain and Europe are, I mean you only have like two political parties, that is NOT democratic, I had the choice of lots of different parties when I voted for our prime minister at the last election, I voted labour but we lost, that's democracy, the conservatives and liberal democrats were voted in in a coalition, that's democracy, something Britain is and America is not

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#44026 Nov 29, 2012
straa wrote:
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I've been able to vote in the last two elections for our prime minister, which I did
You did not vote for prime minister.

You are a liar, Packy.

But we knew that.
Anonymous

UK

#44027 Nov 29, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You don't.
I'm going to start skipping past the first obvious mistake.
A) Not four years
B) You never vote for PM
In Britain there is an election every four years, sometimes five depending on the month, so is there anything else you are ignorant of, in every way Britain is a freer and mire democratic country than America, I know that makes tou cry but what do you expect, you are a nation of many hillbillies, trailer trash and rednecks, so obviously you are a far less free, democratic and liberal place that Britain and Europe, the whole world sees what America is, do you think they are blind. America is a right wing, conservative, fundamentalist old fashioned country, or from a European perspective, backward, stupid, ignorant and primitive, chalk and cheese my friend, chalk and cheese
Anonymous

UK

#44028 Nov 29, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You did not vote for prime minister.
You are a liar, Packy.
But we knew that.
how stupid are you, I voted for the labour party, for their leader to be our prime minister, others voted for the conservatives, for their leader to ne our prime minister, which he now is, what part of parliamentary democracy don't you understand, is it the word democracy, something Americans aren't used to I suppose, to deliberately leave out the word democracy in your constitution says more about your 'democracy' than anyone else could

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