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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Thinking

Saffron Walden, UK

#44301 Dec 4, 2012
FFS I told you before Eng SA that I only watch 6 Nations and World Cup. I wasn't going to jump on the bandwagon just because we won!

Will be watching England India tomorrow, though.
Double Fine wrote:
<quoted text>
So you missed the game??
To Double Fine, rugby is a religion.
The only reson why I tolerate the zealots, is because when it comes to rugby, I am one myself!

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#44302 Dec 4, 2012
Thinking wrote:
FFS I told you before Eng SA that I only watch 6 Nations and World Cup. I wasn't going to jump on the bandwagon just because we won!
LOL, well at least you had some gret martini's.
Thinking wrote:
Will be watching England India tomorrow, though.
<quoted text>
I am hard pressed for a favourite there. I'd go with England, simply because I believe the momentum lies with you now
Thinking

Saffron Walden, UK

#44303 Dec 4, 2012
Don't know either... every ground in India is like a whole new world. It'd be nice to have a close match, though. The first two were not.
Double Fine wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL, well at least you had some gret martini's.
<quoted text>
I am hard pressed for a favourite there. I'd go with England, simply because I believe the momentum lies with you now

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#44304 Dec 4, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Don't know either... every ground in India is like a whole new world. It'd be nice to have a close match, though. The first two were not.
<quoted text>
True dat.

Both teams got good fasties and decent spin options.

If Swannie can get his mojo back, the Indians are in for a tough time

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#44305 Dec 4, 2012
haynes wrote:
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Sad that you feel that way, religious charities feed, clothe, and provide shelter for more people around the world than any other source. People of Faith are far from perfect, but most try to help others.
Well, even Godbots realize that if you wait for Yahweh to help, you be wait'n a LONG, LONG time.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44306 Dec 4, 2012
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Northern Ireland.
Still Britain.
Froth at the mouth all you like, you're wrong.
Northern Ireland.

Still part of Ireland.

And not Britain.

And the UK is still a monarchy.

Ah... the sun rises...

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44307 Dec 4, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
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If you have to ask that question, you must the be the stupidest man on the planet. You do believe in planets, right?
Short attention span,eh?
Thinking

Saffron Walden, UK

#44308 Dec 4, 2012
bsfoot thinks he invented Bush and Obama from conception through to selection and reelection.
ChristineM wrote:
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Where did you learn to read, I suggest you go ask for your money back
I wrote - Obama was “appointed” by the Electoral College
Since when did appointed become elected? Certainly not in English
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You think, drippydick?
You keep being right none of the time, you are just to pedantic to realise it
Electoral college??? Part of your political system, I know you have problems understanding the Westminster system, in your posts you make it obvious but I really thought you would understand your own federal system which denies you the right to vote for who will be appointed president
Anonymous

UK

#44309 Dec 4, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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So celebrating the fourth of July isn't a big hit in England I hear.
Not to worry though , we proved everything is better without your approval consent or even recognition. I can imagine the little bit of help you blue bloods are when the USA summons you to the cause.
Can you imagine how being on the team and a part of the greatest nation on Earth and the pride you English can have taking part in Americas space exploration programs , as well as our leadership in the free world?
We are second to none , and never forget it.
America is the light of the free world.
Hahaha, hitching on Russian rockets you mean, there is only one greatest nation in history, and that my dear is great Britain, when you manage to achieve even one tenth as much, give a call, because as of now usa is the shortest lived superpower on history, you barely made it fifty years LOL

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44310 Dec 4, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
Since when did appointed become elected? Certainly not in English
It isn't, Odoriferous Skanque. The Electoral College elects the president.

(Q)
World English Dictionary
electoral college
— n
1.( US )( often capitals ) a body of electors chosen by the voters who formally elect the president and vice president

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#44311 Dec 4, 2012
Thinking wrote:
bsfoot thinks he invented Bush and Obama from conception through to selection and reelection.
<quoted text>
Methinks barfy butt breath spends too much time smoking bush

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44312 Dec 4, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
You keep being right none of the time, you are just to pedantic to realise it
It's easy to be pedantic when you are right.

Not so easy for you when you are consistently wrong, eh, SKanque?

Here's an example to make it easier for you to understand the difference between 'elected' and 'appointed':

The president of the United states is ELECTED.
The prime minister of the United KINGdom is APPOINTED.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44313 Dec 4, 2012
straa wrote:
when you manage to achieve even one tenth as much, give a call,
All of the UK fits in one time zone, Packy.

And within ten years it won't even control Britain.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44314 Dec 4, 2012
straa wrote:
<quoted text>
Hahaha, hitching on Russian rockets you mean,
How many Britons have walked on the moon, Packy?
Anonymous

UK

#44315 Dec 4, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
All of the UK fits in one time zone, Packy.
And within ten years it won't even control Britain.
Yet Britain controlled, literally, over a thitd of the planet, while America has no control over any nations, you are just a small part of the british empire, and those time zones you talk of, start and finish in London gmt, Britain was a real superpower, America are not even close

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44316 Dec 4, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Methinks barfy butt breath spends too much time smoking bush
Is the UK a monarchy, yes or no?
Is Ireland west of England, yes or no?

*COUGH*
Anonymous

UK

#44317 Dec 4, 2012
Britain had centuries in the sun, America got fifty years in the shade, and forever in our shadow, impossible for you to match your masters, you are allready in terminal decline, oh dear

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44318 Dec 4, 2012
straa wrote:
Britain had centuries in the sun
One time zone, Packy.

Put on a pointed hat and you can pretend you are Admiral Nelson.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#44319 Dec 4, 2012
straa wrote:
impossible for you to match your masters, you are allready
PS: you are an immigrant, you aren't even British.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#44320 Dec 4, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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So celebrating the fourth of July isn't a big hit in England I hear.
Not to worry though , we proved everything is better without your approval consent or even recognition. I can imagine the little bit of help you blue bloods are when the USA summons you to the cause.
Can you imagine how being on the team and a part of the greatest nation on Earth and the pride you English can have taking part in Americas space exploration programs , as well as our leadership in the free world?
We are second to none , and never forget it.
America is the light of the free world.
USA is the world police and a police state (i'm more free than americans)

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