In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

There are 51437 comments on the Spiked story from Apr 11, 2012, titled In America, atheists are still in the closet. In it, Spiked reports that:

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Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#44059 Nov 30, 2012
Do you believe anyone can be god? That's only democratic, after all.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I vote for POTUS indirectly.

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#44060 Nov 30, 2012
Thinking wrote:
I don't think most christians are christards but that Barfy definitely is one!
<quoted text>
No doubt that’s he is, I heard somewhere on these threads that he was a Jehovah’s Wetnurse who had been thrown out for being overly aggressive.

There are not so many crustards in the UK (I have come across a few) but the US is a different matter, particularly in the central and southern states. I blame the excess co2 given off by limestone and acid rain causing religious hallucinatory epodes – the correlation is just too great.

Talking about JWs, I got a window sticker stating “no cold calling”. I have found that when opening to door to the dreaded JW knock and pointing at the sticker (sometimes uttering “did your god not teach you to read) has now reduced that dreaded Sunday morning knock to nil

http://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/images/imgstore/...

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#44061 Nov 30, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Hi, Buck! How are you doing?
How do you ink he's doing. He's waiting for the forum to go quiet so he can post his creationist propaganda and lies about atheists, just like you an ill ticked like doing on a more subtle level.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#44062 Nov 30, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
<quoted text>
No doubt that’s he is, I heard somewhere on these threads that he was a Jehovah’s Wetnurse who had been thrown out for being overly aggressive.
There are not so many crustards in the UK (I have come across a few) but the US is a different matter, particularly in the central and southern states. I blame the excess co2 given off by limestone and acid rain causing religious hallucinatory epodes – the correlation is just too great.
Talking about JWs, I got a window sticker stating “no cold calling”. I have found that when opening to door to the dreaded JW knock and pointing at the sticker (sometimes uttering “did your god not teach you to read) has now reduced that dreaded Sunday morning knock to nil
http://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/images/imgstore/...
Opening the door nekkid a couple of times worked for me...

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#44063 Nov 30, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Kingdom of Sweden.
is a democracy

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#44064 Nov 30, 2012
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, dear.
Why do you always tickle my funny bone?

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#44065 Nov 30, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh ok now explain what "public power" is.
In America "public power" is where all power comes from also.
The problemis "public power" is a bunch of azzholes.
The king doesn't have any political powers the people of Sweden does that's why we have election every 4th year and we have a law that gives me public access to official document (try that in usa)

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#44066 Nov 30, 2012
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Opening the door nekkid a couple of times worked for me...
Yup that probably works even better

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#44067 Nov 30, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Explain why the official name of Sweden is Kingdom of Sweden.
still trying to make sweden into a autocracy when it's a democracy

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#44068 Nov 30, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Best of luck on your English language lessons, troll!
Says the troll to him self

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#44069 Nov 30, 2012
Mikko wrote:
<quoted text>
still trying to make sweden into a autocracy when it's a democracy
Obsession works that way. Our barefoot irritant is only one or two steps away from the rubber room.

“Wrath”

Since: Dec 10

Is revenant

#44070 Nov 30, 2012
Mikko wrote:
<quoted text>
The king doesn't have any political powers the people of Sweden does that's why we have election every 4th year and we have a law that gives me public access to official document (try that in usa)
There is public access to official documents , but you have know what you're looking for because there are so many.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44071 Nov 30, 2012
Face the Facts wrote:
Considering you are one of the misfits who voted for Obama, don't you think using homosexuality as an insult is slightly hypocritical?
You don't know I voted for, KnobJob.

Putting aside I have not used homosexuality as an insult, perhaps all that coughing from choking on pubic hair has left your brain short on oxygen?

Putting aside Obama is no more homosexual than draft dodger Romney.

Putting aside I wouldn't care one way or the other.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44072 Nov 30, 2012
Face the Facts wrote:
You truely are a full blown idiot.
How many aliases have you used, KnobJob?

Are you afraid of the track record?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44073 Nov 30, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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So you voted, you had the choice of voting for a guy who had ALREADY been selected
Obama was elected. I understand: you have NEVER been able to vote for prime minister- an appointed office- and are unable to refute what I have said using the English language.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44074 Nov 30, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
States. The United States is a Federation.

What is the United KINGDOM, Skanque? What does the KINGDOM in united KINGDOM stand for?

Most people are under the impression being a KINGDOM would make it a monarchy.

Those who speak English.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#44075 Nov 30, 2012
It's not for us to prove Barefoot has stopped.
None of us can prove that.
SupaAFC wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes or no: Barefoot has stopped raping children.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44076 Nov 30, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
<
You lie drippydick, however this is to be expected from a liarvoted for by the electorate – twice.
I know how you like having the drippydick secured between your lips, so I take this as a term of endearment.

You have NEVER voted for the office of prime minister. NEVER EVER.

If I am lying, you should be able to prove otherwise.

Stop flapping your sticky gums: show us.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44077 Nov 30, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
<
More lies, you are clueless. Those who are elected to parliament are voted for by popular vote of the citizenship of their constituency.
You mean the minority of the members in Parliament who are elected? and the majority of a minority select a representative that they put forward as a suggestion to the monarch and and monarch can appoint that suggestion if she/he chooses to do so?

You just told us you voted twice for PM.

Which is it?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44078 Nov 30, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
The Electoral College officially elects the President of the United States
Funny how you keep insisting that they select and/or appoint the POTUS.

And I keep saying the POTUS is elected.

Funny how you cannot refute a single thing I have said.

PS: the sun rises in the east.
the UK is a monarchy
the PM of the UK is appointed
and I- like some 130 million other CITIZENS- voted for the office of the POTUS.

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