In America, atheists are still in the closet

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Since: Jul 12

Hutchinson, MN

#45136 Dec 19, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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The guy was Catholic – live with it
No atheism involved, only you twisted imagination
The teachings of your atheism is 100% why he shot all those people. It was a snapshot statement of how ugly the devastating effects of decades of infesting a society with atheism will eventually wipe the moral code away from the minds of people.

Your immorality is simply an internet website version of the same hatred that evil twit had in him when he went to shooting.

He hated God just as much as you do.. This explains his evil actions.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#45137 Dec 19, 2012
straa wrote:
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again you are wrong, Britain and France won world war one
Only after they begged US to come in.

No USA, they'd still be there in the middle of France.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#45138 Dec 19, 2012
The UK beat itself in the war of independence.
The US didn't do so well in Vietnam on its own.
straa wrote:
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again you are wrong, Britain and France won world war one, Canada played a bigger role than America, and Britain and Russia won world war two, as has been shown many times, and again, would you like me fo give you a list of all the different time zones that Britain has territories in, and if that's not enough for you the huge British commonwealth, you see that is the kind of legacy that a real superpower leaves on the world, so it speaks volumes about USA that you have no sililar legacy, infact your entire country is a British legacy LOL
Anonymous

London, UK

#45139 Dec 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I don't go online to make friends, Packy, and I understand why the only friends that you have are online.
"you dont come here to make friends", then what the hell do you come here for, is your personal life so empty and devoid of friends that youve forgotten how to communicate with people like a normal person, why dont you get off topix for more than five minutes, put on your diaper so you can go outside, and try to make some real friends like a normal person, the fact that even online everyone hates you, is a shocking indictment of your personality disorder
Anonymous

London, UK

#45140 Dec 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Funny how no one has hear of that celebration and everyone has heard of the Fourth of July.
The US kicked England out of the US, Packy.
India begged pretty please will you give us independence please and the UK gave them independence because they did not want to be saddled with amounts to a bag of garbage containing chicken that has gone bad.
man you are full of shit, india got its independence because its a huge country that could never be a colony for long, and look at us today, we are going in one direction and you are going in the other, if britain had tried to hang on to india it would have got very bloody, but they didnt, so it didnt

Since: Feb 11

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#45141 Dec 19, 2012
straa wrote:
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"you dont come here to make friends", then what the hell do you come here for,
Poor Packy: can't find any friends.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#45142 Dec 19, 2012
Thinking wrote:
The UK beat itself in the war of independence.
England got its ass whupped.

Putting aside there was no United King_dom in 1776.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#45143 Dec 19, 2012
straa wrote:
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man you are full of shit, india got its independence because
Because Britain knew it was holding a trash bag full of bad chicken.
Anonymous

London, UK

#45144 Dec 19, 2012
during the american war of independence, britain waa fighting several different wars including the huge and far more important napoleonic wars against france and many other countries, most of europe, which we of course won, but even thoe britain was fighting all these other and more important wars and had to travel accross the atlantic to fight you, you still alnost lost, it was only the french that stopped britain from crushing you, so yes, you need to thank the french for your independence, when it was britain fighting america we all saw what happenrd, britain kixked americas butts and forced you into the biggest retreat in americas history, then we marched into your capitol city, unapossed, and burned down yoyr white house, you didnt even try to defend your caitol city, disgusting cowardice, then we blockaded your country and destroyed your economy, forcing you to have to come begging and groveling to britain to ask if you could use our currenxy, because the dollar was worthless, yes when its uk vs usa, the uk wins, overwhelmingly

Since: Feb 11

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#45145 Dec 19, 2012
straa wrote:
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again you are wrong, Britain and France won world war one, Canada played a bigger role than America
You are a liar, Packy.

But then we knew that already.

A c/s, m/f liar.

I guess it's part of your heritage.

BTW: The total number of Canadian troops was under 620,000. The US had 4 million 335 thousand.

Since: Feb 11

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#45146 Dec 19, 2012
straa wrote:
during the american war of independence, britain waa fighting several different wars including the huge and far more important napoleonic wars against france
England got its azz kicked.

By Americans.

The UK didn't even fight to keep India.

“Fortes Fortuna Juvat, ”

Since: Dec 09

Wichita. Ks.

#45147 Dec 19, 2012
straa wrote:
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"you dont come here to make friends", then what the hell do you come here for, is your personal life so empty and devoid of friends that youve forgotten how to communicate with people like a normal person, why dont you get off topix for more than five minutes, put on your diaper so you can go outside, and try to make some real friends like a normal person, the fact that even online everyone hates you, is a shocking indictment of your personality disorder
OCD, and other disorders such as self-loathing, anti-scholasticism.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#45148 Dec 19, 2012
straa wrote:
then we marched into your capitol city, unapossed, and burned down yoyr white house,
In 1814 we took a little trip
Along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Mississip.
We took a little bacon and we took a little beans
And we caught the bloody British in the town of New Orleans.

[Chorus:]
We fired our guns and the British kept a'comin.
There wasn't nigh as many as there was a while ago.
We fired once more and they began to runnin' on
Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.

We looked down the river and we see'd the British come.
And there must have been a hundred of'em beatin' on the drum.
They stepped so high and they made the bugles ring.
We stood by our cotton bales and didn't say a thing.

[Chorus]

Old Hickory said we could take 'em by surprise
If we didn't fire our muskets 'til we looked 'em in the eye
We held our fire 'til we see'd their faces well.
Then we opened up with squirrel guns and really gave 'em ... well

[Chorus]

Yeah, they ran through the briars and they ran through the brambles
And they ran through the bushes where a rabbit couldn't go.
They ran so fast that the hounds couldn't catch 'em
Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.**

We fired our cannon 'til the barrel melted down.
So we grabbed an alligator and we fought another round.
We filled his head with cannon balls, and powdered his behind
And when we touched the powder off, the gator lost his mind.

[Chorus]

Yeah, they ran through the briars and they ran through the brambles
And they ran through the bushes where a rabbit couldn't go.
They ran so fast that the hounds couldn't catch 'em
Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.**

++

Packy: the individual battles don't matter so much. The War of 1812 was a draw, and the British didn't stop our ships on the high seas again.

PS: Remind us again what year it was when the UK allow India to have its independence?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#45149 Dec 19, 2012
Very Cynical Person wrote:
<quoted text>OCD, and other disorders such as self-loathing, anti-scholasticism.
You should see someone for it.

I am sure you don't pay your own health insurance, the taxpayers will pick the tab.

“Fortes Fortuna Juvat, ”

Since: Dec 09

Wichita. Ks.

#45150 Dec 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You should see someone for it.
I am sure you don't pay your own health insurance, the taxpayers will pick the tab.
Man at least I have a life.

I pity you.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#45151 Dec 19, 2012
Very Cynical Person wrote:
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Man at least I have a life.
I pity you.
I don't give you a second thought.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#45155 Dec 20, 2012
Less is more, eh?

Great post.
Very Cynical Person wrote:
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Man at least I have a life.
I pity you.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#45156 Dec 20, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I use a dictionary.
Citizens of Great Britain are still, well, citizens.

Did you find a dictionary that says otherwise?

Only I'd like to see a link to that.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#45157 Dec 20, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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It's fun to slap the snot out of you and your fellow NotBots.
It's 347 to... zero.
Ireland still west of England, yes or no?
Yup. Right where I left it - I just checked.

You're the only one here ever suggested otherwise.

Just to stop you from compounding your errors even further, yes, there are still 100 cents in a dollar.

Oh, and you're the only one here ever suggested otherwise.

Since: Apr 08

Nottingham, UK

#45158 Dec 20, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
In 1814 we took a little trip
Along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Mississip.
We took a little bacon and we took a little beans
And we caught the bloody British in the town of New Orleans.
[Chorus:]
We fired our guns and the British kept a'comin.
There wasn't nigh as many as there was a while ago.
We fired once more and they began to runnin' on
Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.
We looked down the river and we see'd the British come.
And there must have been a hundred of'em beatin' on the drum.
They stepped so high and they made the bugles ring.
We stood by our cotton bales and didn't say a thing.
[Chorus]
Old Hickory said we could take 'em by surprise
If we didn't fire our muskets 'til we looked 'em in the eye
We held our fire 'til we see'd their faces well.
Then we opened up with squirrel guns and really gave 'em ... well
[Chorus]
Yeah, they ran through the briars and they ran through the brambles
And they ran through the bushes where a rabbit couldn't go.
They ran so fast that the hounds couldn't catch 'em
Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.**
We fired our cannon 'til the barrel melted down.
So we grabbed an alligator and we fought another round.
We filled his head with cannon balls, and powdered his behind
And when we touched the powder off, the gator lost his mind.
[Chorus]
Yeah, they ran through the briars and they ran through the brambles
And they ran through the bushes where a rabbit couldn't go.
They ran so fast that the hounds couldn't catch 'em
Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.**
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Packy: the individual battles don't matter so much. The War of 1812 was a draw, and the British didn't stop our ships on the high seas again.
PS: Remind us again what year it was when the UK allow India to have its independence?
Individual battles clearly matter to you since you're singing a song about one.

What you should have said is that the individual battles don't matter to us - you won't find many (if any) songs about our victories on your soil in the War of 1812. Why? Because nobody over here was really interested.

You won't even find songs about the Battle of Bladensburg which has been named by eminent historian Daniel Walker Howe as "the greatest disgrace ever dealt to American arms” and "the most humiliating episode in American history". Despite our victory in the heart of America and subsequent burning of your Capitol, we just didn't care - it was really no big deal.

The British didn't stop your ships on the high seas again?

Come on, barfy - you're being deliberately disingenuous and you know it. As a statement, it's correct, but I can't help notice your failure to explain WHY the British never stopped American ships again.

Don't worry - I'll give the reason why the British ceased stopping your ships and impressing your sailors:

It was because we'd beaten Napoleon and won the war in Europe (which was what really mattered) so we had no need to continue our blockade of France. With no more blockade in place there was no need to stop American ships that tried to break the blockade.

It smacks of desperation when you try and claim credit for something you never actually did.

Anyway, it's nice to see you admitting it was a draw instead of the victory that so many of your countrymen claim it was.

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